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Shannon A. Klisch

Academic Coordinator II
Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County
2156 Sierra Way
Suite C
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Also in:
Santa Barbara County


M.P.H. Community Health Education, San Jose State University. 2005
B.A. Anthropology, UC San Diego. 2001
B.A. Communication, UC San Diego. 2001


  • School Wellness - 2nd place National, 1st place Regional
    Presented by National Extension Association of Family Consumer Sciences,  2021
  • Co-creating youth advocacy for healthy communities
    Presented by California State Association of Counties,  https://www.counties.org/post/2018-challenge-award-recipients,  2018


Food Security


Community Health Education

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)


Peer Reviewed

  • Klisch, S.; Soule, K.E. (2021). 4-H Student Nutrition Advisory Councils Support Positive Youth Development and Health Outcomes Among Underserved Populations. Journal of Extension. 59. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol59/iss3/19/
  • Scherr, R.; Jones, A., et al. (2020). Assessing the Effectiveness of an Extender Model Partnership in Implementing a Multicomponent, School-based Nutrition Intervention. Health Promotion Practice.
  • Klisch, S.; Soule, K.E. (2020). Farmers markets: Working with community partners to provide essential services during COVID-19. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.
  • Bergman, J; Linnell, J, et al. (2018). Feasibility of Implementing a School Nutrition Intervention That Addresses Policies, Systems, and Environment. Journal of Extension. 56:1. February. https://archives.joe.org/joe/2018february/a6.php
  • Soule, K.E.; Klisch, S. (2016). Schools as Hubs of Health: A Case Study of Comprehensive Nutrition Education Program Delivery. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Conference Abstract. http://www.jneb.org/article/S1499-4046(16)30195-6/pdf
  • Klisch, S; Mamary, E, et al. (2007). Patient-led partner notification for syphilis: Strategies used by women accessing antenatal care in urban Bolivia. Social Science and Medicine. September. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17561325/

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Klisch, S.; Dimond, E., et al. (2021). UCCE Partnerships Support Increased Access to Healthy Food and Income to Local Farmers. UC Delivers. December 15. https://cesanluisobispo.ucanr.edu/uccalfreshslosb/Blog/?blogpost=51100&blogasset=115476
  • Klisch, S.; Soule, K.E. (2020). CalFresh Healthy Living, UC supports safe, healthy food access during the COVID-19 pandemic. UC Delivers. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=41215
  • Klisch, S; Dimond, E., et al. (2020). CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE develops culinary skills and contributes to community health during COVID-19 pandemic. UC Delivers. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=43469
  • Klisch, S.; Soule, K.E. (2020). Homeschooling during the shelter at home order: Kids in the kitchen. UCANR Food Blog. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=41427
  • Klisch, S.; Soule, K.E. (2020). UCCE Promotes CalFresh to increase access to healthy, local food. UC Delivers. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=39159
  • Thomas, L.; Klisch, S. (2019). Smarter snacks for schools. UCANR Food Blog. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=38956

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