Teresa Jackson, MS, RDN, LD

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Teresa Jackson

Tribal Partnership & Outcomes Partner

Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners

Teresa Jackson, MS, RDN, LD is a member of the Ft. Mojave Tribe and is also Seminole, Muscogee Creek, Cherokee and Yuma. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Licensed Dietitian who serves as the Tribal Partnerships and Outcomes Partner for Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners in Stillwater, OK. She facilitates the extension of programming to Tribal partners, coordinates community events, develops culturally relevant programming and participates in qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies. Her passion is community nutrition, and she hopes to empower others to lead healthier lives through sound research and shared learning. Teresa is a PhD candidate in the Department of Health, Leisure and Human Performance in the College of Education and Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University. She is a Health Policy Research Scholars alumna, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program joins scholars from across the country to collaborate and innovate to solve persistent challenges and advance a Culture of Health one that places well-being at the center of every aspect of life. Teresa currently serves as the Leadership Team Senior Co-Chair for the Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), a national non-profit collaboration of SNAP Nutrition Education (SNAP-Ed) administrators working together to share best practices, promote leadership and improve the nutrition and health of our nation’s residents. She has also been an active member in the Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics over the last 12 years holding a variety of offices including President, Treasurer, Fundraising Chair and Nutrition Manual Co-Editor.

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