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8th Annual Food is Medicine Symposium

Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
December 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School and Community Servings as we discuss the latest food is medicine innovation at the national and state level with practitioners, policymakers, funders, and clients. This year, our symposium will be going virtual and we will be hosting a series of three webinars:

Webinar 1: The Future of Food is Medicine at the Federal Level  

Date: Thursday, November 12th 10-11am EST
Register Here: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eu7C9SrlRUCKOOtZWKKbbQ

  • Opening Remarks: David B. Waters, CEO, Community Servings
  • Moderator: Robert Greenwald, Faculty Director, Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation; Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Presenter: Jim McGovern, U.S. Representative, Massachusetts

Webinar 2: Food is Medicine in Massachusetts: Utilizing Pathways in the Massachusetts Flexible Services Program

Date: Wednesday, December 2nd 1-2pm EST
Register Here: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gzwa2rW7S9a94zTnCKapcA 

  • Keynote: Marylou Sudders, Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • Moderator: David B. Waters, CEO, Community Servings
  • Panelist: Erin McAleer, President, Project Bread
  • Panelist: Kim Prendergast, Director, Social Determinants of Health, Community Care Cooperative (C3)

Webinar 3: The Role of Philanthropy in Driving Innovation

Date: December 15th 3:30-4:40pm EST
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  • Panelist: Devon Klatell, Managing Director, Food Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Panelist: Phillip O. González, Senior Program Officer, Tufts Health Plan Foundation
  • Panelist: Michael Monopoli, Executive Director of Grants Strategy, DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement

Event Details

December 15, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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