Abdul K. Lindsay has been named the new director of the Georgia Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program.
Lindsay "not only possesses a great depth of knowledge regarding nutrition, he has a passion for WIC that is unprecedented," Miriam Bell, deputy director of Public Health Programs and Services with Georgia Department of Community Health, said in a release announcing the appointment. "His family benefited from WIC services and (he) knows first hand what an important role WIC offers families in Georgia and in our nation."
Lindsay has held various positions in the area of food and nutrition services and nutrition education and counseling in Georgia, Florida and North Carolina.
In Georgia, there are more than 1,600 authorized food retailers that participate int he WIC food delivery system.
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