2017 Speakers

Mary Meyer
Mary Meyer, MPA, RD
Session #31

Mary Meyer, MPA, RD, has 25 years of experience as a New Mexico WIC program manager, co-manager of the Sandoval Health Commons and eight years as the director of Kids Cook!. She is very passionately involved in creating innovative hands-on nutrition education and working within the community to take nutrition education beyond a lecture of “shoulds”. In 2009, she received the NM Public Health Association, Lazorolla Award, a life-time achievement award in Public Health. In 2000 she collaborated with an APS teacher to create Kids Cook! During the past 15 years Kids Cook! has worked with over 40,000 students and their families in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. She has extensive experience in training and supervising community health workers in WIC clinics, as Kids Cook! Educators, and in University of New Mexico CHW training programs.