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Tasha Gerken-Nelson, M.S., RD

Nutrition Program Coordinator, Maine SNAP-Ed

Location

Linnell Hall 209
Portland Campus
On campus

Tasha studied art history and nutrition and finds ways to creatively combine both interests in her daily life. Tasha works as a Nutrition Program Coordinator with Maine SNAP-Ed coaching Nutrition Educators and serving as the training lead for the SNAP-Ed grant program statewide. She is a member of the Maine Local Foods Access Network Steering Committee, and serves on the Steering Committee for the Merrymeeting Food Council. These days you will find Tasha imagining new ways to make delicious dinners, getting exceptionally excited about her favorite things, and offering to care for everyone's kids.

Credentials

Education

BS Art History
University of Southern Maine
2004
MS Clinical Nutrition
New York University
2010

Board Certifications and Licenses

Registered Dietitian

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