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2023 Schedule at a Glance

All times listed in Pacific Time (PT)

Thursday May 18, 2023

 

 8:00 - 8:30 AM PT


 

Welcome!

Conference Opening 

 8:30 - 9:00 AM PT

 Tech Orientation/Support

 

 9:00 - 10:00 AM PT



KEYNOTE 

Connecting Human Health to Environmental Health

Afshan Omar, HBSc, Environmental Science, Permaculture Designer



 10:00 - 10:15 AM PT

Break


 10:15 - 11:00 AM PT






La Dieta de la Milpa

Hernán José García Ramírez, MD

Dirección de Medicina Tradicional y Desarrollo Intercultural

Secretaría de Salud, México

(Presentation in Spanish with translator)


 

 11:00 - 11:15 AM PT 



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 

 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PT


Experiences in Medical Education in Brazil: From Concepts to Practice

Ricardo Ghelman, MD

&

Teaching Culinary Medicine in Brazil

Thais Maud, MD, PhD


 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break


 12:15 - 1:15 PM PT




KEYNOTE

Cooking Demo

A Recipe for Resilience

Mariah Gladstone, Creator and Owner of Indigikitchen

 


 1:15 - 1:30 PM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author



 1:30 - 2:15 PM PT


Partnership between Anthroposophic Medicine and Agriculture Experience in Brazil

Iracema Benevides, MD

&

Mindfulness Eating in Brazilian Public Health System

 Vera Lucia Salvo, PhD


 2:15 - 2:30 PM PT

Break

 

 2:30 - 3:15 PM PT


Leadership as a Tool for Community Transformation

Duke Health and Well-Being

Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABOIM


 3:15 - 3:30 PM PT

Break

 

 3:30 - 4:15 PM PT


Culinary Medicine: Another tool for whole-person health

Cleveland Clinic Wellness

Sandra Darling, DO, MPH

Chef Jim Perkins Sr. CEC, AAC, Executive Chef

Chef Gabby Shipta, Sous Chef


 4:15 - 4:30 PM PT

Break


 4:30 - 5:30 PM PT



KEYNOTE

Plant People

Patricia StandTal Clarke, MD, DMin


 5:30 - 5:45 PM PT

Break

 

 5:45 - 7:00 PM PT


 

Film Screening

GATHER

Friday May 19, 2023

 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT


 KEYNOTE

Healing through connecting with Mother Earth

Twila Cassadore, San Carlos Apache


 9:00 - 9:15 AM PT 

Break

 

 9:15 - 10:00 AM PT



Who is at the center of your food is medicine program?

Maddy Frey, MPH 

  Johnnie Thomas, RN

Mekenzie Gear, MPH

Monica Bledsoe, FARM Rx Program Coordinator 

Sarah Moore, MPH


 10:00- 10:15 AM PT

Break

 10:15 - 11:00 AM PT

Community-Driven Efforts to Improve Food Access for Immigrant Families

Katie Barth

Sze Wan (Celine) Chan, MPH

Liz Dowd

Michelle Lynn Hughes

Steven Mei

Stella Yi PhD, MPH


 

 11:00 - 11:15 AM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PT


Forgotten Discoveries of Health Pioneers: How the Wisdom of Ancestral Nutrition Can Save People and Planet

Steven Schindler, Executive Director


 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break

 12:15 - 1:15 PM PT


 KEYNOTE

Growing Healthy Communities - Working with private and public partners to address unhealthy lifestyles through urban agriculture

Stephen Lucke, MA



 1:15 - 1:30 PM PT


Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 1:30 - 2:15 PM PT


Recipe4Health: Sourcing Food as Medicine with Regenerative and Organic Agriculture

Steven Chen, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH

Troy Horton, Farm Director, Farmer

Elizabeth Markle, PhD

Sasha Shankar, Co-Director, Farmer


 2:15 - 2:30 PM PT 

Break

 2:30 - 3:15 PM PT


Deuterium Content of All Foods and Why it Matters

Petra Davelaar, ND


 3:15 - 3:30 PM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author

 3:30 - 4:15 PM PT


Prebiotics: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Gut Health

Chris Latham, MS, CNS, CKNS


 4:15 - 4:30 PM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 4:30 - 5:30 PM PT


KEYNOTE

Climate Smart Food: Nourishing People and Planet

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN


 5:30 - 5:45 PM

Break


 5:45 - 7:00 PM PT



Networking Opportunities

Regional and Interest Groups



Saturday May 20, 2023

 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT


KEYNOTE

Vivian Camacho, MD, Quechua Midwife, Magister on Agroecology Culture and Endogenous Development in Latin América


 9:00 - 9:15 AM PT

Break

 

 9:15 - 10:00 AM PT



Setting Up Cooking Demonstrations in Cancer Centers: A Recipe for Success 

Elise Cushman, MS, RD, CSO



 10:00- 10:15 AM PT 



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 10:15 - 11:00 AM PT


Naturopathic Doctors Championing Food as Medicine in Community Health Clinics

Adam Sadowski, ND, MS

Hannah Gordon, ND, FNP, RN

Alicia Spalding, ND, LMT, Herbal Medicine Farmer


 

 11:00 - 11:15 AM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PT


Cultivating Health through the Seasons with Chinese Medicine

Ellen Goldsmith, MSOM, L.Ac.

 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break

 

 12:15 - 1:15 PM PT



KEYNOTE

Healing BIPOC Communities through Food, Nourishment, Movement and Justice: Medicine for All People

Erika Allen, MA, PhD (h)

Geeta Maker-Clark, MD, ABOIM


 

 1:15 - 1:30 PM PT


Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author


 

 1:30 - 2:15 PM PT



POSTER SESSION

Associations between Food Insecurity and Medical Expenditures: What Are Differences by Race and Ethnicity?

Wei-Chen Lee, PhD


The Physical and Mental Health Effects of Healthcare Gardens and Farms

Russell McIntire, PhD, MPH

Jackie Massuda, MS


 2:15 - 2:30 PM PT

Break

 

 2:30 - 3:15 PM PT


Gender Equality: The Pathway to Food Systems Security, Economic Sustainability and Ecological Preservation

Oluwole Olakunle Ajayi

B.TECH, MNIM, MISMN, SM.APHA, SM.SID, PMP, M.A (IN-VIEW)


 

 3:15 - 3:30 PM PT



Stretch Break

Melina Meza, BSN, 500-Hour RYT, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Author



 3:30 - 4:15 PM PT



Food Literacy in Health & Wellness

Stephanie White, EdD, Chef

 4:15 - 4:30 PM PT

Break

  4:30 - 5:30 PM PT

KEYNOTE

Reconnecting to the Sacred: Food Systems and Lessons from our Planet Teacher

Jamie Harvie, P.E.


 5:30 - 5:45 PM PT

Break

 

 5:45 - 7:00 PM PT



Film Screening

The Kitchenistas


Sunday May 21, 2023

 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT


KEYNOTE

You're Eating Injustice

Gabriel Allahdua, Migrant Farm Workers Activist


 9:00 - 9:15 AM PT

 Break

 

 9:15 - 10:00 AM PT

 

Save Our Wild Salmon

Joseph Bogaard, Executive Director


 10:00- 10:15 AM 

Break

 

 10:15 - 11:00 AM PT



 Food As Medicine Group Visits

Shalini Singh-Karnik, MD

Cheryl Martin, MD

Denise Coventry, MS, RD


 11:00 - 11:15 AM PT

Break

 

 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PT

 

Flourish at SHAC: A Student-led Food Insecurity and Nutrition Education Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill

Christina Boelkins, BA

Sheidy Rios-Vazquez, B.A.

Malik Tiedt, BSPH Nutrition Science, BA Medical Anthropology


 12:00 - 12:15 PM PT

Break

 

 

 12:15 - 1:15 PM PT



KEYNOTE

From Doctor Coat to Culinary Apron: Food as Medicine From A Culinary Medicine Perspective

Sabrina Falquier, MD


 1:15 - 1:30 PM PT

Break

 

 1:30 - 2:15 PM PT



Challenging the Commoditization of Food through Food Justice

Tammara Roma, PhD

 2:15 - 2:30 PM PT 

Break

 

 2:30 - 3:15 PM



The Concept of Food Pairing & Food Substitution

Sheila Mary, MD, ND, MPH, Student Midwife

 3:15 - 3:30 PM PT

Break

 

 3:30 - 4:15 PM PT



Coming Together on Common Ground: A Call to Action to Work for Soil Health Towards Improved Human and Planetary Health

Arti Chandra, MD, MPH


 4:15 - 4:30 PM PT

Break

 

 4:30 - 5:30 PM PT



KEYNOTE

Kai Atua: Food for Hope and Wellbeing

Jessica Hutchings, PhD


 5:30 - 6:00 PM PT

Conference Closing 



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