Inclusion in the Nutrition Field

Teresa Turner MS RD LDN SNS FAND

"People are getting away with crimes, people are literally getting away with taking lives in emergency rooms and labor rooms; the amount of black women that die during childbirth... outrageous. And there's no accountability whatsoever, because we don't want to cancel them or hurt their feelings." - Teresa Turner, MS, RD, LDN, SNS, FAND

What is systemic racism in the healthcare field? In this episode, Teresa Turner teaches us how we as patients can deal with and manage problems in healthcare in the terms of racism and how important it is to make the nutrition field more inclusive. Teresa is a registered dietitian and School Nutrition Specialist who manages the food service operations of six programs for Fort Meade’s Army Child & Youth Services while also functioning as their Child and Adult Care Food Program Administrator. She has been passionate about dietetics for 20 years, lending her focus to child nutrition for more than eight years. Teresa is committed to enriching public health via equity and justice initiatives.

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