Ginny Hinton, MPH, University of Florida/IFAS Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools September 22, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Ginny Hinton is the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Santa Rosa County, Florida.  She has been with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension since May 14, 2010.

  • Ginny has a master’s degree in Public Health with a dual emphasis in Health Education/Maternal & Child Health from the University of South Florida. 
  • She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of West Florida in 1987. 

Ginny’s program areas of emphasis are nutrition, food safety, food preservation, family well-being, financial education and injury prevention with a focus on child passenger safety.  She coordinates the Family Nutrition Program (FNP), a SNAP-Ed funded program designed to educate families and improve their nutritional outcomes.  FNP in Santa Rosa County is based primarily in local elementary and pre-schools with additional services to older child and adult populations.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.