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Name: Stephanie Mork

Position Title: Nutrition Intern

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Communications,Monitoring and Evaluation,Nutrition

Scope of Work

Stephanie Mork is the Nutrition Intern. She works in USAID’s Global Health Bureau (GH), in the Nutrition and Environmental Health Division (NEH) of the Office of Maternal/Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN).

Background

Stephanie Mork serves as the Nutrition Intern for the Nutrition and Environmental Health Division in the Bureau for Global Health. Stephanie has her master’s degree in global public health from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota and her bachelor’s degree in nutrition from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Prior to joining STAR, she worked at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) as a communications planner for a grant-funded project from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health called CHOICES, or The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study. She also worked as a communications associate in the Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives (OSHII) at MDH, where her work was focused on healthy eating and active living.

Stephanie has also spent time working in other countries. In 2017, she worked in Nicaragua as a communications intern with a food rescue nonprofit called Eat United Nicaragua. She also went to Bolivia to work with a nonprofit focused on human trafficking and traveled to India as a part of her graduate program to study holistic health as it relates to public health. Stephanie is most passionate about food security, malnutrition, and environmental issues and hopes to become a grant writer as well as use her communications skills to work on these issues.