B.S., Food and Nutrition, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Dietetic Internship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
M.S., Health Promotion, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
University of Maryland Extension:
Beverly is new to the Family and Consumer Science team and provides programming in the Upper Shore Cluster counties that include Cecil, Kent and Queen Anne’s. Her areas of focus are chronic disease prevention and management, nutrition/healthy eating, food safety and healthy living environments.
Extension Goal: As an educator, my goal is to deliver programs that engage, motivate and empower individuals to take control and change their health behaviors to adopt a healthy, active lifestyle.
Professional Development & Experience:
* Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics- Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist
* National Restaurant Association- ServSafe Food Safety Certification
* Extensive experience in community nutrition and health education and Federal nutrition and food assistance programs, targeting children, youth, pregnant women, adult and senior audiences
Jackey, B.A., Cotugna, N., Orsega-Smith, E., (2017). Food Label Knowledge, Usage and Attitudes of Older Adults. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, (36), 31-47.