Mary Perry Wilson received her bachelor’s of science degree in dietetics from the University of Wyoming in 1982 and her master’s of science from the University of Arizona in nutrition and food science in 1984. She is also a registered dietitian.
Mary joined University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in 1989 where she has focused her efforts on nutrition education and the relationship of diet and chronic disease. She has developed several successful nutrition education programs and is the statewide coordinator of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP). Mary is the administrator for Cooperative Extension’s Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program which includes two of her programs, Calcium, It’s Not Just Milk and Family Nutrition Education. Mary also conducts food safety programming.
Notable programs: EFNEP, Calcium, it’s not just milk, Family Nutrition Education, Change of Heart, An Apple A Day.