TWU Nutrition alumna appointed National Director of VHA NFS

A professional headshot of Anne Utech.

Texas Woman's Nutrition and Food Sciences alumna Anne Utech (MS '05, PhD '12) recently was appointed to the equivalent position of National Director, Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – Central Office, Washington, DC. Utech will oversee veteran nutrition policies and programs, strategic planning, national external & internal partnerships and serve as the VA’s primary subject matter expert for nutrition & food services.

VHA NFS has approximately 8000 clinical and administrative staff that provide clinical nutrition care to enrolled veterans and serve more than 39 million meals annually to hospitalized veterans in VA medical and community living centers.

Dr. Utech is also an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and TWU Hallmark Alumni Award recipient.

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