Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Unit Manager
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Jennifer Dellaport manages the Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Unit at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. She leads and determines strategic direction for department-wide programming across multiple grants while integrating new research related to obesity risk and protective factors using a life course perspective. As a registered dietitian, Jennifer is devoted to improving the health of populations through policy, system and environment change to support human milk as first food, and access to and desire for healthy food choices from early childhood and on. Her 30+ year commitment includes serving as Colorado's breastfeeding specialists, providing WIC Program services in state and local roles in Colorado, Oregon, and Utah, and being an educator and community health worker in countries of West Africa and Southeast Asia.
Saturday, March 9
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM