Lisa Robinson, MPH, RD, is the Director of Shape up Somerville (SUS) at the Health and Human Services Department for the City of Somerville, Massachusetts. SUS is a city-wide initiative to improve equitable access to healthy eating and active living opportunities through policy, systems and environmental change. Lisa is a Registered Dietitian and has worked in many sectors of the nutrition field including hospitals, pediatric and adult weight management clinics and nutrition research at Tufts University and Boston Children’s Hospital. She is applying her fifteen years of experience treating obesity to strengthen interdisciplinary approaches to the prevention of obesity and other health disparities.
At the upcoming EPODE Canada Obesity Forum Lisa will be presenting a talk entitled ‘Shape Up Somerville – A Municipality’s Experience’
For more information about the upcoming EPODE Canada Obesity Forum, or to register, click here.