Tiffany Sweatt Joins as Healthy Oxford Hills as Community Nutrition Educator
Jim Douglas, Director at Healthy Oxford Hills (HOH), a project of Stephens Memorial Hospital, is pleased to announce that Tiffany Sweatt has recently been hired as the Community Nutrition Educator at Healthy Oxford Hills.
In her new role Tiffany will work collaboratively with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) educating SNAP participants on nutrition. She is currently working to implement programs that focus on cooking basics and nutrition that will assist program participants in preparing nutritious meals. Tiffany also will be looking at ways to increase awareness and utilization of farmers markets for SNAP participants.
Tiffany received her Undergraduate degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Maine and her Dietetic Internship Program at Ball State University. She is currently working to complete her Master’s degree in Nutrition Education from Rosalind Franklin University and anticipates completing the program in August. Tiffany has previously worked for Western Maine Community Action as a Dietary Counselor.
Of her new position Tiffany shares, "I am looking forward to working with Oxford Hills community members to improve their health and share my passion for nutrition."