Jamie S Stang
- Associate Professor
- Director, Leadership Education and Training Program in MCH Nutrition
- Director, Center for Excellence in MCH Education, Science and Practice
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Dr. Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN is an Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She also serves on the graduate faculties of Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition Science, and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. Jamie is the Director of the Leadership Education and Training Program in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition and the Maternal and Child Health Center for Excellence; both of these training centers are funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr Stang is very committed to increasing diversity among nutrition professionals; she currently serves on the University of Minnesota Diversity and Equity Advisory Leadership Team as well as the Program in Health Disparities Research, and is a member of the Seeds of Native Health national program planning committee.
Dr Stang has been an active member of the Academy for many years, serving as newsletter editor, Chair, and advisor for multiple DPGs, and serving on the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Council on Future Practice, the Nominating Committee, the Public Health Committee and most recently on the Honors Committee. She is also very active with the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, currently serving as the Chair of the MCH Nutrition Council and as a member of the ASPHN Executive Board.
In her spare time Jamie is a master gardener who is passionate about improving food access in under-resourced communities and is active in wildlife habitat restoration, especially native habitat for ducks, bees and butterflies.