“Some of these children have never seen vegetables outside of a supermarket,” says Denine Rogers, describing students at Dorsett Shoals Elementary School in Douglasville, Ga. That changed when they brought an abandoned community garden back
Just weeks after 2004’s tsunami disaster in Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and South India, registered dietitian Martha Lynch, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, CNSD, joined healthcare providers from across the country on a humanitarian aid mission.
Lynne R Nachtrieb, RD, is a native Californian who works at Mission Hospital, primarily on the Oncology, Medical, Surgical floors. She has been a clinical dietitian for eight years and just became a Board Certified
Kathryn P. Fink, LD, MS, RD, CSSD “I have fond memories of how my work team pulled together to help take care of all the evacuees,” says registered dietitian Kathryn Fink, who helped coordinate foodservice
Sandy A. Sutton, RD, LDN “Hurricane Katrina made a definite impression on my work ethic and on the value I now place on everyday life,” says registered dietitian Sandy Sutton. “I also see the value of my job more
Sharon Ka’iulani Odom, RD “In Hawaiian culture, food nourishes the body, mind and spirit,” says Sharon Ka’iulani Odom, Roots Project Director, Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Clinic. “Religious and spiritual practices govern planting, harvesting and eating.”
“Volunteering after Hurricane Katrina helped me see the unmet needs of families during disasters,” says registered dietitian Dianne Lollar, MPH, RD, LD, who put her experience as an airplane pilot to use by flying water,