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  • Andrea Bersamin

    Andrea Bersamin

    October 28, 2022

    Health promotion and chronic disease prevention, childhood obesity prevention.

  • Julie Cascio

    Julie Cascio

    October 28, 2022

    Julie Cascio gives presentations and hands-on classes in food preservation, food safety, healthy eating, life skills, family economics and healthy homes. She is based at Extension’s Mat-Su/Copper River Valley District office in Palmer.

  • Leslie Shallcross

    Leslie Shallcross

    October 28, 2022

    Leslie Shallcross is a registered dietitian with a career in public health promotion and disease prevention programs. Areas of expertise include public health, nutrition through the lifecycle, diabetes prevention and control, food preservation, food security and food safety. She coordinates and offers statewide community-based programs in diabetes prevention and the self-management of diabetes and chronic disease.