Samantha “Sam” Smith joined the Hunger to Health Collaboratory (H2HC) as its manager in September 2022. Prior to joining H2HC, she served as a WIC program nutritionist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and as a SNAP nutrition educator in Oregon public schools. Samantha has also worked for a variety of local food and nutrition nonprofits in program support, education, and event coordination. Throughout Sam’s career, she has gained a wealth of knowledge of federal nutrition policies, and invaluable experience with direct food and nutrition services in marginalized communities.
Sam holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Vermont, and an MS in Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR.