offers an inspiring example of how eclectic interests, intelligence and hard work can merge into a rewarding, diverse career that offers plenty of opportunities to help others lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
coordinates three programs offered at George Brown's Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
: Food and Nutrition Management
, a one-year graduate program; Culinary Management-Nutrition
, a two-year diploma program; and Hospitality Services
, a one-year pre-Hospitality program.
Prior to teaching at George Brown, Barbara taught at Centennial College.
She was also the Assistant Director of Foods and Nutrition and Dietetic Internship Director at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.
For many years, Barbara has been the college liaison with the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals.
She has served on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada committees, and as the President of the Toronto branch of the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP).
received the CAFP's
Ecolab Foodservice Executive of the Year award in 1996, and was also named the Toronto Foodservice
Executive of the Year in 1996 and 1991.
Barbara is a Level 3 Safety Delegate with Alpine Canada and received the Volunteer of the Year award for the Kimberley Ski Club in 2002.
She completed her university degree at the University of Western Ontario and her dietetic internship at Toronto General Hospital.