Nutrition Coordinator, Chronic Disease Division
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
San Antonio, TX
Ellen Spitsen is the Nutrition Coordinator for the Chronic Disease Division of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. In her current role, Ellen oversees the ¡Por Vida! restaurant program, the San Antonio Sodium Reduction in Communities project, and the implementation of healthy procurement and practices in city contracts. Ellen has also played a key role in implementing healthy snack and beverage guidelines for vending and concessions in city parks, schools, and hospitals. Ellen is an active member of the San Antonio Mayor’s Fitness Council and the San Antonio Health Literacy Initiative Committee.