Leigh Ann Edwards
Leigh Ann Edwards, MPH, RD, is National Program Operations Director for Cooking Matters. She has been with the Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters since 2006 and held various responsibilities including research and development of curricula and shepherding start up programs as they build their infrastructure. She received her Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from North Carolina State University. Ms. Edwards received the UNC Gilling School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2008 – 2009 and was inducted into the Theta Chapter of the Delta Omega Society. She was also selected as the 2010 Emerging Leader for the NC Dietetic Association. Before joining the Share Our Strength team, Leigh Ann served as the Manager for Nutrition & Scientific Affairs at N Chapman Associates, Inc.