Rita George is a Project Co-ordinator at the National Institute for Health Innovation. Rita graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health and a Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2010, at the University of Auckland. She also holds a Diploma in Personal Nutrition.
Rita has been part of the Nutrition team for nearly 5 years and has worked on various Nutrition projects including, the Virtual Supermarket Validation Study, NutriSales, SaltSwitch, Startlight, Price ExaM and more. Rita is passionate about making a difference in peoples lives and enjoys working on projects that aim to encourage our NZ population to make healthier food and lifestyle choices, to better their health.
Rita is currently managing the DIET Programme while Rachel Carter is on maternity leave.