/ The Complexities of Ensuring Sustainable and Healthy Diets for Everyone with Dr. Jessica Fanzo

The Complexities of Ensuring Sustainable and Healthy Diets for Everyone with Dr. Jessica Fanzo

March 20, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This seminar will present the challenges of how food systems can deliver and ensure healthy diets from sustainable systems as well as the evidence-based solutions for consideration.

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Presenter Bio

Jessica Fanzo, PhD

Jessica Fanzo, Ph.D., is a Professor of Climate and the Director of the Food for Humanity Initiative at Columbia University’s Climate School in New York City. She also serves as the Interim Director for the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, also known as IRI. Before coming to Columbia in 2023, Professor Fanzo was the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics at Johns Hopkins University. She has also held positions at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN), the UN World Food Programme, Bioversity International, the Earth Institute, the Millennium Development Goal Centre at the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She has participated in various collective endeavors, including the Food Systems Economic Commission, the Global Panel of Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition Foresight 2.0 report, the Lancet Commission on Anaemia, and the EAT-Lancet Commissions 1 and now 2. She was also the Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report and Team Leader for the UN High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Systems and Nutrition. She currently leads the development of the Food Systems Dashboard and the Food Systems Countdown to 2030 Initiative in collaboration with the Global Alliance of Improved Nutrition.

About the New Frontiers Webinar Series

As a part of the New Frontiers to Prevent Diabetes and Malnutrition: Opportunities for Local to Global Impact webinar series, leaders in the field will provide the latest perspectives on public health opportunities to inform the prevention of diabetes and malnutrition (including obesity and undernutrition).

The series will encompass a range of topics, including socioeconomic factors affecting nutritional status and diabetes risk across the lifespan; novel interventions across health and non-health care settings; and emerging areas in policy approaches to address these challenges.


The New Frontiers webinar series is co-sponsored by the Center for Diabetes Translation Research and the E3 Nutrition Lab at Washington University in St. Louis.