Mary Pesik, RD, CD [Preceptor]


Mary Pesik is the Chronic Disease Prevention Unit Supervisor in the Division of Public Health. In this position Mary is responsible for overall grant administration and reporting for multiple CDC chronic disease prevention grants, including the most recent State Public Health Actions for Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity and School Health. In addition, she is part of the program coordination efforts within the Bureau of Community Health Promotion and with several external partner groups, oversees the implementation and monitoring of the Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan, and vice-chair of the Wisconsin Partnershipfor Activity and Nutrition (WI PAN). Mary is a Registered Dietitian with a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Prior experience includes work as the Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program Coordinator, WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator, Nutrition Manager/Consultant at a non-profit agency and WIC Director/Nutritionist.