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USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine



Karen L. Konzelmann, MS, CHES

National Program Leader
Maternal & Child Health


Role at the Children's Nutrition Research Center:

Through a unique partnership agreement, the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service of USDA located their National program Leader for Maternal & Child Health at the CNRC. The purpose of the position is to strengthen the linkages between nutrition research and nutrition education and to disseminate the latest research out across the Extension system to educators and others who can incorporate it into their teaching and training efforts at the local and state levels. The Cooperative Extension System (CES) is a publicly funded, lifelong learning system that links the education and research resources and activities of 103 land-grant universities, 3,150 counties and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

An electronic newsletter entitled MCH LINKS (Maternal & Child Health Links: Research, Education, Extension and Technology) is transmitted from the CNRC to subscribers in every state and U.S. territory as well as those in many other countries. The latest issues is listed below.  Sign up now for the electronic version of MCH LINKS.


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