Erica Bania joined Family Development as an Extension educator in Health and Nutrition focused on implementing SHIP initiatives in Anoka County in 2016. Erica has worked as a registered dietitian in multiple care modalities throughout the Twin Cities and her work experience includes healthcare project and food service management.

Erica holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition degree from the University of Minnesota. She completed her dietetic internship through Utah State University’s distance internship program and recently earned a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management degree through Concordia University in St. Paul.

Areas of focus: chronic disease prevention, public health, nutrition, healthy eating