PALM COAST, Fla., April 20, 2016 Florida Hospital Flagler has selected Evelin Lopez to serve as the food and nutrition manager.
In this role, Lopez is responsible for ensuring that patients receive their prescribed therapeutic diets and managing the cafe menu and catering events, all in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Lopez has 16 years of experience and most recently served as the director of food and nutrition at Effingham Health System in Springfield, Ga. Within her career, she has been a culinary arts teacher and owned a restaurant. She also served as a chair member for six years on the Diversity Council Member for Morrison Healthcare, a food and nutrition services company.
A Palm Coast resident, Lopez holds a degree in culinary arts, additionally, she has earned certification in Emergency Management from FEMA.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 899 beds and nearly 5,900 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital Flagler, visit www.FloridaHospitalFlagler.com.