Columbus Public Health
Local Food System Strategies - Coordinator
Cheryl is a registered dietitian who joined Columbus Public Health (CPH) in 2009 after 15 years designing, implementing and evaluating adult weight management interventions. Upon joining the CPH team, she led policy, system and environment efforts in early childhood obesity prevention. Cheryl assumed her current role in March 2015 to lead CPH’s local food system efforts, including devlopment of the award-winning, regionally and nationally recognized Columbus & Franklin County Local Food Action Plan. In this role Cheryl is responsible for identifying and connecting innovative efforts to improve food access in Columbus neighborhoods, especially those most affected by health disparities.