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Food as Medicine Summit

  • Hunter College Silberman Building 2180 3rd Avenue New York, NY, 10035 United States (map)

The Food as Medicine Summit will explore the greater topic of food as medicine via panel sessions that highlight specific disease areas such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Additional panels will discuss how to incorporate wellness and healthy foods into treatment in communities afflicted by poverty and examine the benefits of a plant-based diet. The day will feature cooking demonstrations from God’s Love We Deliver, Euphebe, and Wellness in the Schools, booths from hospitals, food vendors and local community-based organizations like Harlem Grown and Local Roots NYC.

Keynote Speakers

Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President

Robert E. Graham, M.D., MPH, ABOIM, FACP, Chef in training. Board Certified in Internal & Integrative Medicine, Co-Founder FRESH Med NYC

David Katz, M.D. MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, Founding Director Yale University Prevention Research Center/Griffin Hospital, Founder True Health Initiative, President American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Earlier Event: November 20
Regional Food and Policy