Meet our Leadership

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

Expertise: Behavioral economics/behavioral trials

Mitchell Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA

Mitchell ElkindStaff Lead

American Heart Association
Chief Clinical Science Officer

Expertise: Clinical trials, Brain health, AHA mission and goals

Cheryl Anderson, MS, MPH, PhD

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

Expertise: Nutrition/health equity

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

Expertise: Food Is Medicine, Social determinants of health

Stacey Chang

Stacey ChangNew Origin Studio

Expertise: Human-centered design

Robert Harrington, MD, FAHA, FACC

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

Expertise: Cardiovascular clinical trials/Health technology

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

Expertise: Cardiovascular clinical trials

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FACC

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

Expertise: Epidemiology/Prevention

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

Expertise: Health policy

Nathalie Moise, MD, MS, FAHA

Nathalie Moise

New York-Presbyterian
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Florence Irving Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of the Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Service
Director of Implementation Science Research, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health

Expertise: Implementation Science

Jen Muse, MS, RD, CDN

Jen MuseStaff

American Heart Association
Science & Health Advisor

Expertise: Clinical and Community Nutrition

Eric Peterson, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC

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

Expertise: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials/Health technology

Shelby Reed, PhD

Shelby Reed

Duke University School of Medicine
Professor of Population Health Sciences
Therapeutic Area Leader for Population Health Sciences, DCRI

Expertise: Cost Effectiveness Research

Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS

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

Expertise: Food Is Medicine

Shreela Sharma, MA, RD, PhD

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

Expertise: Food Is Medicine

Andrea Troxel, ScD

Andrea TroxelNYU Langone Health
Director, Division of Biostatistics
Professor, Department of Population Health

Expertise: Biostatistics/Clinical Trials

Kristen Underhill, JD, DPhil

Kristen Underhill

Cornell Law School
Associate Dean for Faculty Research
Professor of Law

Weill Cornell Medical College
Professor of Population Health

Expertise: Regulatory Policy, Qualitative Research