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Health and Nutrition

Celestina BrunettiBrunetti, Celestina
LOA Health & Nutrition
702-257-5540

Aurora BuffingtonBuffington, Aurora
Faculty Instructor
702-257-5534

Expertise: Aurora is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a background in public health nutrition. Her research is focused on the food environment and its interrelationship with health. Her interests include food systems, policy, and public health. She currently serves on the Nevada Governor’s Food Security Council and convenes the Southern Nevada Food Council. She has worked to increase access to healthy foods in the community through farmers market SNAP/EBT programs, nutrition incentive programs, among others that transform the food environment.

Programs: SNAP-Ed Chefs for Kids - Pick a Better Snack; Team Nutrition Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program; SNAP E&T Healthy Eating on a Budget; FoodSpan; Healthy Food, Healthy People
Anne LindsayLindsay, Anne
Specialist, Health and Nutrition, Exercise Physiology
(702) 940-5434

Expertise: Anne is an Exercise Physiologist. Her education and research includes women under correctional supervision with co-occurring issues in substance abuse, eating disorders, body image and health. Her interests include childhood obesity, especially physical activity and health at any size for preschool children. She currently serves as the State Coordinator for the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. She has worked with worksite health promotion, YMCA Fitness Standards and fitness for firefighter, police and security forces.

Programs: Steps to Freedom; All 4 Kids: Healthy, Happy, Active, Fit; Eat Healthy Be Active; President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition
Pam PowellPowell, Pam
Extension Educator
(775) 423-5121

Expertise: Pamela Powell's areas of interest include education about domestic violence awareness and intervention; health and wellness education for rural communities; wellness programs for Nevada's rural aging population.

Programs: Heart and Shield: Healthy Rural Communities, Herds & Harvest
Lisa TaylorTaylor, Lisa
Lander County Extension Educator
(775) 635-5565

Expertise: Lisa K. Taylor works in the fields of agri-entrepreneurship; community development; nutrition education, food preparation and food preservation; health and wellness education; and youth development. As an Extension educator in Lander County, she addresses critical needs and issues with training and assessment.