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Tamara WarrenTamara C. Warren, PhD

Health and Nutrition Specialist
P.O. Box 967
Normal, Alabama 35762

PHONE: (256) 372-4981
FAX: (256) 372-5840

e-mail: tcw0004@aces.edu

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Food Science and Technology, Alabama A&M University
  • Dietetic Internship, Certificate of Competence of Approved Pre-Professional Practice Program,
    Oakwood College
  • M.S., Nutrition, Alabama A&M University
  • B.S., Nutrition, Alabama A&M University

Job Summary

Plan, develop, implement, provide leadership and evaluate health and nutrition projects and programs to high risk and under-served urban and nontraditional audiences. Prepare educational materials including presentations, visual aids, media releases, articles and other resource publications. Collaborate with community leaders, county offices, agencies and organizations. Provide in-services to train the Regional Extension Agents (REAs). Pursue resources through writing proposals for grants to support nutrition and health projects and programs. Assist other Extension specialists with health and nutrition subject matter or community related projects and programs.


Professional Work Experience

  • Health and Nutrition Specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension Systems, Alabama A&M University
    (2007-present)
  • Graduate Doctoral Researcher Assistant, Food and Animal Sciences, Alabama A&M University (2004-2008)
  • Clinical Dietitian, Nutritional Services, Shoals Hospital, Muscle Shoals, AL (2001-2003)
  • Dietetic Intern, AP4 Program, Oakwood College (2000-2001)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Food and Nutrition, Alabama A&M University (1998-2000)