Lori Nelson, class of 2002, was named Young Dietitian of the Year by the Florida Dietetic Association.
Working as the district dietitian for the Brevard Public Schools, Nelson implemented classroom nutrition lessons, started more than 30 school gardens, and secured over $30,000 in grant funding for nutrition and wellness activities and programs through the National Dairy Council and National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program.
Currently, Nelson works as the manager of Health and Wellness at the Dairy Council of Florida.
See the complete story in the “All About Alumni” section of the Spring 2013 print issue of IUP Magazine.
Department of Food and Nutrition