Amanda Ryder has more than 10 years of experience providing capacity building and technical assistance to support the implementation and evaluation of community and school-based health initiatives. Amanda has led several large-scale capacity-building projects including her current work directing the New York State Obesity Prevention Center for Excellence, where she coordinates and develops virtual and in-person trainings and collaborative learning communities; provides direct technical assistance to grantees; and develops resources to support implementation. In addition to project work, Amanda started JSI’s Wellness Committee and is as associate director of performance improvement. Before joining JSI, Amanda worked at the Harvard Prevention Research Center, implementing and evaluating school and community-based nutrition and physical activity interventions. She received an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Overcoming Challenges Resulting From COVID-19: New York State's Creating Healthy Schools and Communities Initiative
Food Access and Its Relationship to Perceived Walkability, Safety, and Social Cohesion
Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Evaluation Report: Year 3 (2015-2016) Key Findings
NYS SNAP-Ed Training Assistance
Reproductive Health National Training Center (RHNTC)
Community Nutrition Hubs and Healthcare Partnerships
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) Client Satisfaction System
New York Obesity Prevention Center for Excellence
Evaluating the Processes and Impact of the South County Health Equity Zone Initiative
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