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On-Demand Webinar - Food as Medicine: Four Steps to Implementing an Effective Food as Medicine Program

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Founder and CEO of Diet ID and author of The Truth About Food

Jeremy Cooley, Founder and CEO, Tangelo

Manik Bhat, Co-Founder and CEO, Healthify

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More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, which is nearly 11 percent of the U.S. population, and 48 percent of U.S. adults have some form of cardiovascular disease. To prevent, manage, and minimize these chronic conditions, we must turn to nutrition.

Healthy diets are scientifically proven to help reduce the risk of chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes, but healthy eating isn’t always easy or possible, especially for low-income individuals and families.

While the research on food as medicine is clear, the process for getting nutritious foods to low-income households is still being tested.

Attend our webinar to learn about the evolution of food as medicine and how to implement a successful food as medicine program. 

Topics Include:

  • Step 1: Demystifying the myths around food
  • Step 2: Tapping into predictive analytics to identify food insecure members
  • Step 3: Creating innovative and personalized food as medicine programs
  • Step 4: Building the infrastructure to scale your program                   


Meet the Presenters

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Founder and CEO of Diet ID

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is a globally renowned expert in disease prevention, health promotion, lifestyle medicine, and nutrition. Dr. Katz is the founder and former director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (1998-2019); Past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; President/Founder of the non-profit True Health Initiative; and Founder/CEO of Diet ID, Inc. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine; the American College of Physicians; the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; and Morse College, Yale University.

Jeremy Cooley, Founder and CEO

Jeremy Cooley is the Founder and CEO of Tangelo, a technology platform that provides healthy food to individuals across the country. Cooley is a nationally recognized serial entrepreneur with a track record of developing technology solutions that help people rebuild their lives after financial downturns. Jeremy turned his attention to healthcare after his father was diagnosed with cancer. He is committed to creating a venue that connects healthcare, agriculture, public, and private stakeholders together to develop innovative solutions to food insecurity.  

Manik Bhat, Co-Founder and CEO, Healthify

Manik Bhat co-founded Healthify in 2013 while working as a community health worker in East Baltimore. He saw how social needs - like access to food and housing - dramatically impacted health outcomes in the community and was moved to create Healthify. Manik is a thought leader in the social determinants space, an avid speaker, and an advocate for addressing the social determinants of health through equitable and collaborative partnerships between healthcare and social service organizations. 

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