Ann Philopena

Ann joined the Bob Woodruff Foundation team in July 2018. Ann is a medically retired officer with tours of duty at Letterman Army Medical Center as a clinical dietitian, Bremerhaven Germany as the Chief, Nutrition Care Division, at 44th Medical Brigade at Fort Bragg as the Brigade dietitian, Office of the Army Surgeon General as nutrition staff officer in the area of Personal Readiness, and Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a clinical and production and service dietitian. After the Army, she served as nutritionist for the Carl Vogel Center, providing services to underserved populations living with HIV. She also served as the Nutrition Curriculum Developer for Women Infant Children program in Oakland, CA. She has spent the past 12 years involved in volunteer work serving as a patient advocate for those hospitalized for blood cancers at University of California – San Francisco, as well as educating the community of home gardeners in her role as a Marin Master Gardener.

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