Program Specialist, Healthy Works
San Diego County
San Diego, CA
Deirdre Kleske coordinates the Center for Disease Control and Prevention-funded Healthy Works: Sodium Reduction Initiative for the County of San Diego. Deirdre has more than a decade of experience supporting regional and statewide programs designed to advance evidence-based obesity prevention strategies and promising practices. She has worked on high-profile grants that have resulted in public policy strides at both the state and local levels. She also provides training and technical assistance to school districts and other stakeholders on the subject of local school wellness policy implementation.