Jean Ann Fischer - Extension Educator

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HECO 116 Lincoln NE 68583-0806
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Work 402-472-3716 On campus, dial 2-3716
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist<br>When registered dietitians uphold our high standards of practice, we are uniquely trained and qualified to work at the intersection of nutrition science, medicine, research, physiology, behavior, health and the human relationship with food sources and physical activity.

icon-academic-capEducation

  • BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1990
  • Other, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1991
  • MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • The Relationship among Fifth Grade Students' Body Size Perception, FITNESSGRAM Scores, and Physical Activity Level in PE Class, The Relationship among Fifth Grade Students' Body Size Perception, FITNESSGRAM Scores, and Physical Activity Level in PE Class, September 2016
  • Creating a Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention Program: A Focus on Interprofessional Education and the Triple Aim, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2016

icon-keynotePresentations

  • KidQuest; A nutrition and physical activity program designed for pre-adolescent students, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nashville, TN

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Omtvedt Innovation Award for Extension, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2017

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#socialdistancing: Create Physical Distance but Stay in Touch

April 9, 2020
The truth is for many farmers and ranchers the physical act of social distancing may not be as big of a challenge as it is for our urban counterparts. Yes, it may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty.

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Raising Awareness of Farm Stress

August 7, 2019
This year has been fraught with challenges for farmers and agribusiness throughout the state, leading to increased stress. This article lists a number of tools and free resources available across the state to help individuals cope with stress.

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