Meet our Leadership & Participants

Food is Medicine Initiative: Research Planning Group

Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, FAHA

Kevin VolppFood is Medicine Research Lead

University of Pennsylvania
Director, Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE)
Mark V. Pauly Presidential Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Health Care Management
Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School

Mitchell Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA

Mitchell ElkindStaff Lead

American Heart Association
Chief Clinical Science Officer

Cheryl Anderson, MS, MPH, PhD

Cheryl AndersonUniversity of California San Diego
Professor and Dean, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science

Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

Seth BerkowitzUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associate Professor, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology
UNC School of Medicine

Robert Harrington, MD, FAHA, FACC

Robert HarringtonStanford University
Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHSc

Adrian HernandezDuke University
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean and Executive Director of Duke Clinical Research
Executive Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FACC

Donald Lloyd-JonesNorthwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine
Eileen M. Foell Professor

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD

Mark McClellanDuke University
Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy
Founding Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Eric Peterson, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC

Eric PetersonUniversity of Texas Southwestern
Vice Provost and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Professor of Internal Medicine

Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS

Hilary SeligmanUniversity of California, San Francisco
Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Shreela Sharma, MA, RD, PhD

Shreela SharmaUniversity of Texas
Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health