Sonya Islam
Extension Associate

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Current Activities

Current Professional Activities
American Dietetic Association

Current Extension Activities
Review of nutrition resources for New York State Cooperative Extension offices.
Quality assurance of nutrition programs in New York State Cooperative Extension offices.
Creation and implementation of subject-based trainings utilizing the Norris dialogue approach to learning.
Policy development to guide paraprofessional action in local associations


Biographical Statement
As an extension associate with the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), my mission is to enable and support education and positive behavior change among participants in the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Strategies to facilitate this accomplishment include:

As a member of the Food and Nutrition Education in Communities team within the Division of Nutritional Sciences, I am honored to work with and for diverse, innovative people in support of improved nutrition for limited-resource audiences.

RD, 2007
MPH, 2006 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BS, 2002 College of William and Mary