Jennifer McCaffrey is the Assistant Dean for the Family and Consumer Sciences programs at University of Illinois Extension. In her position she focuses on building healthier families by providing statewide leadership for Extension programs in nutrition, family relationships, and personal finance. With over 13 years working in nutrition education, she has extensive experience in developing and implementing programs for low income families and currently oversees two federal grants that provide nutrition education for low income families throughout Illinois. She loves the opportunity to work collaboratively with community partners to address health issues and is passionate about building systems to help Illinois residents live a healthy lifestyle. Dr. McCaffrey's complete bio can be found here.