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Current Professional Activities
The effective management of compliance issues, assembly, analysis, and reporting for the Food and Nutrition Education in Communities Program. Administration of the data relationship with programs utilizing the ERS4 (Evaluation and Reporting System) and CRS5 (County Reporting System) to ensure standard reports, interfaces and ad hoc needs of FNEC and CCE programming are met. Oversee the submission of budgetary projections and expenditures from CCE association’s offering EFNEP programming, allowing FNEC to complete budgetary reports for the USDA. Ensure the compliance of FNEC program staff with the expectations of UCHS. Coordinate the operations of the FNEC unit to ensure program objectives are achieved. Develop, implement, and evaluate training programs related to the utilization of and reporting through the ERS and CRS systems. Represent FNEC in providing support, as needed, to USDA/CSREES and other state nutrition programs in the area of evaluation and management of related databases, particularly CRS5.
Current Research Activities
Current Extension Activities
Effectively coordinate interactions with USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Offices within New York State related to collection and management of evaluation data and related databases.
MBA, 2007 - Binghamton University
BS, 1996 - State University of New York, Empire State College at Binghamton
Research Analyst, Cornell University Division of Nutrition Sciences
Courses, Websites, Pubs
Dollahite, J., Scott-Pierce, M. (2003) Outcomes of individual vs. group instruction. J Extension 2003; 41(2).
Dollahite J, Olsen, C, Scott-Pierce M. (2003) The impact of nutrition education on food insecurity among low-income participants in EFNEP. Family Consumer Sci Res J. 2003; 32:127-139.
Dollahite, J., Kenkel, D., Thompson, C. S, Scott-Pierce, M (2002) Implications of an Economic Evaluation of Projected Health Outcomes in a Community Nutrition Program for Limited Resource Audiences, Research Development Grant The Joint Center for Poverty Research USDA Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Small Grants Program, Final Report.