Ann Essay -Dev Research and Extension Group

Ann Essay
Name: Ann Essay
From: Lincoln, NE
Degree pursuing: Dietetics and Nutrition, Exercise, Health Science
Project: Developing an interactive web-based curriculum for childcare providers about teaching children to serve themselves and select their own portions during mealtimes in a childcare setting.
Skills Acquired: I have learned how to review literature, translate research findings into practice and develop educational materials for the public.
Future Goals: Help others to improve their health and wellness through work in nutrition promotion and wellness programming.
How will the project experience help you achieve your future career goals? This experience will help me to receive hands-on experience related to nutrition and learn how to translate research into practice through the development of educational materials for the public.
Top 3 strengths that contribute to the project: Communication skills, teamwork abilities, and dedication.
Fun Fact: I have an Australian Shepard puppy named Riley