ONF welcomes new Project Co-ordinator, Prevention

Cristina Cicco, MHSc, RD is the newest member of the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation team. Cristina haCristinas worked in the public sector for more than 10 years and brings her skills in project coordination, communications and technology to her new role as the ONF Project Co-ordinator, Prevention. She joined ONF in July.

 “My thanks to ONF for welcoming me to the team,” says Cristina. “I’m looking forward to working on initiatives related to the prevention portfolio and contributing to the great work already underway.”

Most recently with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, Cristina completed a three-year project to plan, implement and evaluate a new assessment process for internationally-educated dietitians. Previous to that project she oversaw the website for EatRight Ontario, and planned and implemented several other projects for the health promotion service. Cristina also worked as a Communications Co-ordinator for the Specialty Food Shop at the Hospital for Sick Children and has been a Course Instructor at Ryerson University, Humber College and George Brown College. She completed her Master of Health Science at Ryerson University and is a Registered Dietitian, a regulated health profession which gives her a unique perspective on health issues.

 “We are delighted to have Cristina working with us on the prevention portfolio more specifically on Loop/Fall Prevention Community of Practice and the Fall Prevention Month initiatives,” says Hélène Gagné, Program Director, Injury Prevention. “Cristina’s skill set is a great match with this role.”