I'm excited to introduce you to CLOCC's newest staff member, Jennifer Norsworthy, MPH, RDN, LDN. Jennifer is the Consortium's new Community Food Access Manager.
In this role, Jennifer will be managing the healthy food access work of
West Side United
(WSU), a collaboration among six hospitals concerned about reducing the life expectancy gap experienced in 10 west side communities. She will also lead Lurie Children's Hospital's patient-family-focused food insecurity initiatives.
Jennifer comes to CLOCC with four years of clinical nutrition experience in the health care sector and a wealth of local and international experience in food and nutrition policy, program, and education initiatives. As the leader of the Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (HEN) Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she advocates for equitable and regenerative food and water systems.
We are excited to welcome Jennifer to our team and encourage you to reach out to her (
) if you have an interest in CLOCC's food insecurity and food access work.