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Public Health Nutrition Policy Team Are 2018 Howard Baker Center Grand Policy Challenge Winners

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS) congratulates the Fresh Food for All Public Health Nutrition Policy Team from the Departments of Nutrition and Public Health in our college. Chosen unanimously, the 2018 Howard Baker Grand Policy Challenge winners include Chelsea Allison, Marleah Payne, and Marissa Black from the Department of Nutrition and Jennifer Russomanno from the Department of Public Health.

The award winning team presented a policy solution which focused on improving the 2018 WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) redemption rates in Knox County. They were awarded $3,000 which will go toward the implementation of their project.

The Howard Baker Grand Policy Challenge is a challenging, fun, educational research program that requires a semester-long commitment.  Winners are chosen by a team of experts and are awarded cash prizes to further their proposed policy solutions. Learn more about the award winning team.

Congratulations on your hard work!