Dr. Rebecca Seguin began her career as an exercise physiologist, first working in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, and then developing individual and group programming for clients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, HIV, and multiple sclerosis. She later completed her M.S. in Nutrition Communications and Ph.D. in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition. Her current research focuses on understanding how people's social, food, and physical activity environments influence behavior over time-particularly in rural communities. She is also working on community mobilization and capacity building initiatives with health educators who serve rural areas.