UTK Trainee Spotlight: Alexandra Alford

Alexandra is a trainee at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Alexandra has been funded by the MCH Nutrition Leadership, Education and Training Program since August 2015, and is currently completing her dietetic internship. Each semester at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, we plan and lead leadership workshops for the first-year students in the Public HealthContinue reading “UTK Trainee Spotlight: Alexandra Alford”

CSU (Western Partner) Trainee Spotlight: Cameron Herritt

Cameron is an MCH Nutrition trainee at Colorado State University.  He is currently completing his Masters of Public Health in Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles with a focus on adolescent nutrition.  This post entails the research that he conducts on the National School Lunch Program and the associated food waste.  Improving NSLP Programs Through Food Waste Data Collection andContinue reading “CSU (Western Partner) Trainee Spotlight: Cameron Herritt”

UC Berkeley Trainee Spotlight: Lilly Nhan

Lilly Nhan is a trainee at University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working on research examining the association between characteristics of community and school-level programs and policies and children’s dietary intake and weight status. In this blog post, she highlights her team’s research approach. With the rise in childhood obesity over the past several decades, numerousContinue reading “UC Berkeley Trainee Spotlight: Lilly Nhan”

UTK Trainee Spotlight: Marissa McElrone

Marissa has been a funded MCH Nutrition Leadership, Education and Training Program trainee at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville since January 2016. This blog post entails her recent appointment as an ambassador in the MCHB Trainee Ambassador Group. MCHB’s Trainee Ambassador Group (TAG) Starting this January 2018, I will be serving a 12-month term as a memberContinue reading “UTK Trainee Spotlight: Marissa McElrone”

UMN Trainee Spotlight: Yetunde Akingbemi

Yetunde is a trainee at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Currently, she has joined a team working on a project assessing health outcomes of women and girls of color in sanctuary cities. In this blog post, she has introduced her team’s plan for this project. Future blog post(s) will continue to document her progressContinue reading “UMN Trainee Spotlight: Yetunde Akingbemi”

UTK Trainee Spotlight: Ruth Zegel

Ruth is a trainee at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Ruth was a funded MCH Nutrition Leadership, Education  and Training Program trainee from January 2017 until December 2017 and is currently completing her dietetic internship. Live at 5 at 4: Promoting MCH Nutrition Events on Local Media Each semester at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, we planContinue reading “UTK Trainee Spotlight: Ruth Zegel”