Patricia BrazysPatricia (Patty) Brazys has worked as graduate assistant with Extension since August 2016. Prior to her time as a graduate assistant, Patty worked in clinical nutrition in private and public hospitals in Mexico City. Before coming to Extension, Patty worked in clinical nutrition in private and public hospitals in Mexico City focusing on nutrition's role in preventing disease. Patty also worked with low-income communities in Mexico as a health and nutrition advisor.

Patty earned a bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Food Science from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and is pursuing her master's degree in nutrition at the University of Minnesota.

Areas of focus: preventive nutrition, Latino families, community nutrition, clinical and sports nutrition