Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Nutrition, Food Safety & Health Senior Educator

    Expertise:

    Nutrition research and education
    Diabetes education
    Child overweight prevention
    Food Safety education
    Food Preservation

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    About Me

    Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN is a Senior Extension Educator on the Food, Families and Health and Food Safety and Quality teams, providing educational program leadership to adults, families and youth on improving nutrition, health, and food safety in Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Lycoming, Montour, and Columbia counties, as well as state-wide leadership for nutrition and health program training and curriculum development. A Registered Dietitian, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University, and completed a dietetic internship from the Veterans Administration and University Hospitals of Cleveland. Her current program focus is community nutrition research and programming in food and culture and family chronic disease prevention, Type 2 Diabetes, and food safety. She has published several articles and a book chapter, and developed several award-winning curricula on child overweight prevention, senior nutrition and wellness, and Mediterranean cuisine and healthful eating patterns.

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    Education
    A Registered Dietitian, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University, and dietetic internship from the Veterans Administration