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Ruth Hellerud-Brown  

Project Lead, Healthy Living/Healthy Communities
Ruth Hellerud-Brown is the project lead for the Healthy Living/Healthy Communities team. She has worked extensively in Fraser Health’s tobacco portfolio for the past two years. She has been with Fraser Health for 20 years, previously as a project coordinator with the STOP/HIV program. Ruth was the first community health specialist assigned to the community of Burnaby. She has also worked as a registered dietitian. As a dietitian, her work was focused on schools, prenatal groups and home care nutrition. Ruth has a strong background in physical education and she is a fitness enthusiast who commutes to work by bike, swims, cross-country skis, runs and hikes our coastal mountains.