Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for June 27, 2021 | Business

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De’Shoin A. York has been appointed the vice chancellor for extension and outreach at the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

York was named interim vice chancellor for extension in September, after serving as associate vice chancellor of the center since January 2020. For the past 20 years, York has served as the Southern University Ag Center’s nutrition, health and wellness specialist. She also serves as director for both the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — Education nutrition education programs. She previously was a research assistant at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. York earned a bachelor’s degree in human foods and nutrition; a Master’s of Public Administration degree and a doctor of philosophy in public policy with a concentration in health policy, all from Southern University.

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