Lisa McDowell Receives Sustainable Food in Healthcare Award


Lisa McDowell, farm manager Dan Bair, and volunteer Mike Score work on hoophouse 1 in April 2010.

The Farm at St. Joe’s is proud to announce that Lisa McDowell, head of Clinical Nutrition at St. Joe’s, has been awarded 1st Place in the 2011 Sustainable Food in Healthcare Ward in the Clinical Engagement category:

“CLINICAL ENGAGEMENT AWARD
The Clinical Engagement Award is meant to recognize up to three leading clinical health professionals for making the critical link between our industrialized food system and public health. The award encourages innovative program development and educational outreach.”

The awards were given as part of the Food Med 2011 conference, held October 18-19, in Seattle, WA. Food Med is sponsored in part by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Healthy Food in Healthcare program.

Congratulations Lisa!

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