Second-Year Students Christelle Tan (PCLT) and Jackée Okoli, Awarded Schweitzer Fellowship

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Christelle Tan, PCLT Year 2, Class of 2020, was awarded a Schweitzer Fellowship along with classmate, Jackée Okoli to expand the Fresh Produce Program, a community food share based at the Duke Outpatient Clinic (DOC). The Fresh Produce Program  provides food-insecure patients fresh produce sourced from local farms and community gardens, to increase the availability of food in the clinic. 

They will also create a goal-oriented longitudinal program, Fresh Produce Program Plus (FPP+), for a subset of DOC patients who are experiencing multiple food-related diseases (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, etc) in addition to food insecurity.