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Ginger Cochran, MS, RDN, CDE, CEP-ACSM

Current Position: Diabetes Educator, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County, CA

Cochran is a diabetes educator working predominantly with gestational diabetics and pregnant diabetics at Pacific Central Coast Health Centers in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County. She has served as President for local dietitian chapters and contributed to the Commission of Dietetic Registration’s exam for Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. She works regularly on projects with nationally recognized dietitian Joy Bauer, MS, RDN and worked with Women’s Day magazine coaching women as part of a campaign to reduce heart disease. Cochran has worked in weight management, diabetes, and bariatrics. She has focused her research on creating nutrition education and hands-on culinary skills programs for low income middle-school students, community needs assessments for local hospitals and community programs, and corporate health programs. Cochran received her bachelor's in science in Nutrition and masters in science in Exercise Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly).