Helen R. Herrera

Helen R. Herrera

Nutrition and Outreach Associate (919) 513-2703

Areas of Expertise

  • Bilingual dietary recall data collection
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Social media for Voices into Action
  • Spanish interpretation and translation


Helen Herrera is the Nutrition and Outreach Associate for the Voices into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project. Helen has worked with the project since 2008 as part of the team interviewing over 100 female caregivers in SE Raleigh, Harnett, and Lee County. As the SE Raleigh outreach coordinator, Helen works with several organizations, faith communities, and community stakeholders towards increasing access to healthy and affordable foods and physical activity. Helen is also experienced in dietary recall data collection, quality controlling, and Nutrition Data System for Research (NDSR) training.

Programs and Initiatives

  • Voices Into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project

Contributing Websites

Contact Information

Youth, Family, and Community Sciences
NC State University
512 Brickhaven Drive 220
Campus Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606