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October 18, 2007

Neighborhood of sisterhood gets national Extension attention

Patricia Lynch, an assistant professor with the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, is part of a trio of authors that has published an article on a program that increased fruit and vegetable consumption among women in an African American community in the Midwest in the August issue of the Journal of Extension.

Lynch was joined in putting the article together by two colleagues with the University of Nebraska, Marilyn Schnepf and Georgia Jones. The article gives an overview of a program, “Sisters Together,” that worked through a church in Lincoln, Neb., to get participants on board for nutrition education classes, and guidance on health issues and the benefits of physical activity.

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Posted by Natalie at October 18, 2007 08:45 AM