Amy DeLisio, MPH, RD, is the acting director at the Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) and has over 12 years of experience working on nutrition education, social marketing, and chronic disease prevention interventions serving vulnerable populations. Ms. DeLisio has extensive experience in training and capacity building efforts, multi-level interventions, partnership development, and coalition building around common goals. She is passionate about implementing community driven approaches that increase equitable polices and food justice in low-resourced communities. Ms. DeLisio oversees the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) statewide contract funded through the California Department of Social Services and several contracts in the Southeast region of United States.
Prior to joining CWN, Ms. DeLisio implemented new clinic policies and procedure to improve diabetes care for patients at the Watts Health Center, developed a statewide Breastfeeding Campaign for the California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, and provided statewide training and technical assistance to SNAP-Ed grantees in California.
Ms. DeLisio is a Registered Dietitian with a master’s degree in public health from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Amy earned her bachelor’s degree and attended the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio.