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Welcome to Our Newest Tisch Scholar

Callie Troutman is the center's newest Tisch Scholar.

Name: Callie Troutman

Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas

Education: BA in Medical Humanities from Baylor University; MPH in Global Health Communication from George Washington University 

 

Describe yourself with three adjectives - introverted; idealistic; perfectionistic 

Why did you apply to be a Tisch Scholar? My master's thesis at GW was titled "Community Nutrition Environments and the Challenges to Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Residents of Wards 7 and 8 in the District of Columbia." Through this I realized the need for not only improved access to fruits and vegetables, but the need for an emphasis on nutrition education. I was first exposed to the Tisch Food Center a few years ago while mapping influential players in the area of food policy for clients at my PR agency. I wanted to contribute to the great work I was seeing!  

What are you most excited for this year? Getting to learn more about nutrition/nutrition education from the brilliant individuals at the Tisch Food Center and Program in Nutrition faculty. 

Favorites Speed Round:

Vegetable- Broccoli 

Book- I would say one of the most influential books for me was Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn; recommended by a favorite professor at Baylor my senior year of college, the book made me decide to go into public health  

Movie- Maybe not my favorite of all time, but I just saw Arrival and it was fabulous 

NYC restaurant- My favorite for the fall is Wassail on the Lower East Side 

Dog person or cat person?- Dog, hands down 

Travel destination- My husband and I recently traveled to Scandinavia and it was absolutely incredible, but I love traveling anywhere 

Blog- I am going to have to give you top 7: Cup of Jo; Hither and Thither; Sprouted Kitchen; Smitten Kitchen; Green Kitchen Stories; My New Roots; Naturally Ella 

NYC tourist attraction- High Line or Central Park 

 

 

Published Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

Welcome to Our Newest Tisch Scholar

Name: Callie Troutman

Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas

Education: BA in Medical Humanities from Baylor University; MPH in Global Health Communication from George Washington University 

 

Describe yourself with three adjectives - introverted; idealistic; perfectionistic 

Why did you apply to be a Tisch Scholar? My master's thesis at GW was titled "Community Nutrition Environments and the Challenges to Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Residents of Wards 7 and 8 in the District of Columbia." Through this I realized the need for not only improved access to fruits and vegetables, but the need for an emphasis on nutrition education. I was first exposed to the Tisch Food Center a few years ago while mapping influential players in the area of food policy for clients at my PR agency. I wanted to contribute to the great work I was seeing!  

What are you most excited for this year? Getting to learn more about nutrition/nutrition education from the brilliant individuals at the Tisch Food Center and Program in Nutrition faculty. 

Favorites Speed Round:

Vegetable- Broccoli 

Book- I would say one of the most influential books for me was Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn; recommended by a favorite professor at Baylor my senior year of college, the book made me decide to go into public health  

Movie- Maybe not my favorite of all time, but I just saw Arrival and it was fabulous 

NYC restaurant- My favorite for the fall is Wassail on the Lower East Side 

Dog person or cat person?- Dog, hands down 

Travel destination- My husband and I recently traveled to Scandinavia and it was absolutely incredible, but I love traveling anywhere 

Blog- I am going to have to give you top 7: Cup of Jo; Hither and Thither; Sprouted Kitchen; Smitten Kitchen; Green Kitchen Stories; My New Roots; Naturally Ella 

NYC tourist attraction- High Line or Central Park 

 

 

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