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Candice Christian

Area Specialized Agent – Food Safety

Staff

512 Brickhaven

919.515.9148

BIOGRAPHY

Candice Christian is an Area Specialized Agent in Consumer & Retail Food Safety at North Carolina State University. Candice is a Maine native, who grew up in Florida, and moved to North Carolina with her husband and miniature schnauzer, Lily. She attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida for both undergraduate and graduate school. In 2013, Candice obtained two undergraduate degrees: Bachelors of Science in Public Health, and Bachelors of Arts in Gerontology. In 2015, she received her Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Health Education. Her graduate work focused on health and wellness, particularly physical activity among older adults at The Villages Health Community Center. Candice is interested in community health, particularly in nutrition and food safety education throughout the  lifespan. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, hockey games, reading, and long distance running.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Public health communication
  • Consumer food safety

PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

  • Food safety fact sheets
  • Safe Plates Food Safety Information Center
  • Safe Plates Home and Community Program curriculum development and instruction

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