Monique Hedmann, MPH, is a public health researcher, poet, community health advocate, and premedical student in the Northern Manhattan community. Here, we meet Monique as she talks about her interest in public health and her inspirations.
Harlem Word: Tracy Pierre-Louis helps young people get tested for HIV, and to earn some cash or prizes if they qualify
Tracy Pierre-Louis is the Care Coordinator for Project STAY (Services to Assist Youth).
Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Teachers College, which is a part of Columbia University. She talks about how a nutrition educator can help people actually change their food behaviors.
Q: Could you tell us something about yourself and what a nutrition educator does?
Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Columbia University’s Teachers College, explains how the food system makes it difficult to make healthy food choices.
Q: What is the biggest challenge for most people who want to make healthy food choices?
Madea Allen is a personal chef and certified holistic health coach. She is also a Community Chef and Food Educator with Just Food.
In this article Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE talks about the different types of salt and tells us what salt substitutes are.