Name: Samantha Guercio
Professional Certifications/License: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Title: Qualified Nutritionist
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from SUNY Plattsburgh, Master of Science in Applied Nutrition from Sage Graduate School
Where did you work before WIC?
Before starting at WIC, I worked on a dairy farm helping raise cows, chickens, and veggies for the local community. In the past 5 years, I’ve also worked at a nursing home as a dietitian and a restaurant as a cook/baker
How long have you been working at WIC?
I’ve been working at WIC for 8 months.
What do you enjoy about WIC?
I enjoy helping participants achieve healthy lifestyles through food and nutrition during pregnancy and early childhood.
What do you do enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time, I enjoy reading, cooking/baking, playing tennis, and spending time in my garden.
What is one thing you want the community to know about nutrition?
Nutrition is so important during pregnancy and early childhood because it supports healthy growth and development! Even making small changes toward eating healthy can promote long lasting health for you and your child.