Julie Emsing Mann

Like many of us, I backed into my life’s work.

I began as an undergraduate at Penn State majoring in nutrition science because I wanted to have a scientific degree and, at the same time, help others. I was an overweight child and wanted to be able to provide insight and coaching to people, like me, who were struggling with weight, eating, and health.

During my first year at PSU, I participated in a shadow program with a dietitian/nutrition science major at the nearby York Hospital. This was an enl…

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Julie Emsing Mann is an innovation consultant and a member of IFT’s Board of Directors ([email protected]).
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