Alicia White, MS, RD

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Alicia White

Chief, Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch

USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs

Alicia White is the Chief of the Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch of the Child Nutrition Programs of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). In this role, she leads the development of innovative nutrition education materials under the Team Nutrition initiative, which provides nutrition education and training materials to schools and child care providers participating in the Child Nutrition Programs. Ms. White is a Registered Dietitian with over 20 years of experience in community/public health nutrition at national, state and local levels. In addition to her current position, Ms. White has worked to develop and implement effective nutrition education for low-income families and children as a Nutritionist with the WIC and SNAP programs and as an Extension Agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service. Ms. White holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Psychology from Virginia Tech. Ms. White is a past recipient of the Academys Jeannette B. Smith Scholarship and the Academys New Researcher Award.


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