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Lynn Matava, MHS

Senior Agent Associate

Nutrition Educator

Wicomico County P.O. Box 1836 Salisbury, Maryland 21802-1836
Maryland SNAP-Ed 10632 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 435 Columbia, MD 21044

Expertise

  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education
  • Community Health
  • Global Health

Education

  • MHS in Global Health, University of Maryland Baltimore (5/2021)
  • BA in Fine Art, University of Maryland College Park (12/1997)

Lynn Matava is a University or Maryland alumni who has worked in public health since 1998. Prior to joining University of Maryland Extension in 2014, she has worked in both public and private nonprofit community health programs providing resource coordination, health education, health information services, health promotion, and mental health crisis care management.

Since 2015 she has served as a SNAP-Ed nutrition educator and the project leader for the Wicomico County SNAP-Ed project. In this role she works to develop community collaborations to improve access to nutritionally-dense foods and deliver education to children and families who are Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible.