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Fourth Annual Food Is Medicine Symposium

October 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

food-is-medicine-symposium-invite1Join The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, and Community Servings as we take an in-depth look at how the provision of medically tailored foods plays a critical role in outcome-driven, cost effective healthcare models.

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Panelists

Food Banks as Partners in Community Health Promotion: Challenges and Opportunities
Kim Prendergast, RD, MPP, Community Health & Nutrition Consultant, Feeding America
Connie Whitaker, External Relations Director, Feeding the Gulf Coast Food Bank

Utilizing Medically-Tailored Food as a Health Intervention: Insights from Early Innovators
Toyin Ajayi, Chief Medical Officer, Commonwealth Care Alliance
Sue Daugherty, CEO, MANNA of Philadelphia
William S. George, CEO, Health Partners Plans
David Waters, CEO, Community Servings

Keynote Speaker:

The Pivotal Role of Food in Medicine – Why Nutrition & Culinary Skills Training Should be a Core Component to the Medical School Curriculum
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, Associate Dean, Clinical Services of Tulane University School of Medicine; Executive Director, the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine

Details

Date:
October 21, 2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States + Google Map