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Lindsay picked to serve on NIFA nutrition and health committee

Cooperative Extension Exercise Physiology Specialist Anne Lindsay has been invited to join the the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance.

Lindsay, who works in UNCE’s Southern Area office in Las Vegas, will provide expert opinion to NIFA program leaders regarding future national health and nutrition policies.

The NIFA committee, formed in 2008, focuses on two areas:

1. Ensuring an abundant and safe food supply for all

2. Helping families, youth and individuals become physically, mentally and emotionally healthy

Previous subcommittees work on related issues, such as developing ways to measure the effectiveness of nutrition and exercise programs; developing consistent formats for nutrition and health curricula; sharing information; and fostering professional development. Read the complete story.