June 19, 2016 – Guest Helen Brown speaks with host Amber Ziegler about her experiences as a Public Health Nutritionist, and the importance of public health approaches in the lives of women and other marginalized groups.
Helen Brown is a Public Health Nutritionist who has been a Registered Dietitian for over 30 years. She has worked in several communities around the nation, and joined the Moscow, Idaho community about ten years ago. Helen currently works as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Department of Movement Sciences, at the University of Idaho. Her research interests include policy, system, and environmental changes to promote health equity, sustainable food systems, and nutritional eating capacity. She is mother to three grown children, tends a five-acre farmlette, and is committed to peace and justice. Host Amber Ziegler joined Helen in her home to discuss her experiences in the public health sector.