Shana Patterson, RDN

What I do: 
Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, ASPHN

Shana has more than 24 years of experience in public health nutrition, public health policy, early childhood nutrition and best practice intervention strategies. She has worked extensively with federal regulations and programs relevant to obesity prevention, food access and health equity. She also worked on programs and policies to increase access to healthy foods and beverages, national and state nutrition standards, physical activity in early care and education, and breastfeeding practices. She has been a nutrition consultant with ASPHN for almost 5 years, and business owner of Nutrition PHC for 20 years. She works globally in Ethiopia, Haiti. Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Cambodia and Nepal to provide emergency response services as well as sustainable nutrition analysis, interventions and trainings.