Emily Latham

Nutrition Education Program Specialist
Position Priorities

Supports nutrition education programming for FoodWIse and serves as a resource and advisor to county colleagues.  Provides leadership for school-based policy, systems, and environmental change strategies, including Smarter Lunchrooms, School Wellness Policies, and Farm to School.

Education
  • Bachelor of Science, International Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nutritional Sciences, African Studies, Global Cultures from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Masters of Public Health, Public Health Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health from the University of California-Berkeley
Previous Professional Experience

Emily joined UW-Extension in February 2017.  Emily has experience working with child nutrition programs, local food and agriculture, nutrition education, and global health initiatives.  Previous roles include Coordinator for the National School Lunch Program with the Idaho State Department of Education and Farm to School Program Coordinator with REAP Food Group.

Contact Emily at:

UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension
432 N Lake St, Room 305
Madison, WI 53706-1498
Phone: (608) 262-9962 FAX: (608) 265-0787
emily.latham@ces.uwex.edu