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Caitlin Krekel

Caitlin Krekel

Dietetic Intern

Center for a Livable Future

The Nutritional Environment: Notes from a Dietetic Intern (Part 4)

KrekelFoodDepotAfter several weeks rotating through different clinical units, I found myself back at my old stomping grounds, the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to intern at the Center for a Livable Future (CLF). In the hospital setting, the nutritional focus is on managing the immediate health issues a patient is facing. Time is limited, the patients are ill, and often the broader nutritional barriers that are identified, such as access to appropriate foods, cannot be adequately addressed. At CLF I had the opportunity to step out of the hospital and interact with the Baltimore food system, Read More >