Certificate in Health Coaching, Integrative Nutrition, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Master of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lolita has more than 15 years of experience in the public health field, 9 of which with EverThrive IL, and has significant experience analyzing research around maternal and child health indicators and outcomes. She has worked as a consultant on various projects doing research and data analyses in the areas of pediatric obesity, asthma, diabetes, and breast cancer. Lolita has partnered with a variety of organizations, including Rush University Medical Center, The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago's Children, the Sinai Urban Health Institute, and the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.
Since EverThrive IL acquired Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program, Lolita has taught numerous Spanish speaking Cooking Matters courses. In her free time, Lolita enjoys cooking, baking, and staying busy with her two children and dogs.
Fun Fact: Lolita is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan!