Sending Office: Honorable James P. McGovern
Sent By:
caitlin.hodgkins@mail.house.gov

Dear Colleague:

By now you should have received an invitation to a briefing next Wednesday at 3:30pm in Cannon 121 on
Improving Health Outcomes and Curbing Costs with Medically-Tailored Meals.

We hope you and your staff will be able to join the Food is Medicine Working Group for this informative discussion.  Please see below for further briefing details, and RSVP to sdowner@law.harvard.edu if you are able to attend.

Sincerely,

The Food is Medicine Working Group

 

James P. McGovern

Member of Congress

 

Lynn Jenkins, CPA

Member of Congress

 

Chellie Pingree

Member of Congress

 

Roger Marshall, M.D.

Member of Congress

 

 

For people living with complex illnesses, receiving medically-tailored meals can be the key to avoiding a visit to the emergency room or hospital stay.

Join the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School,
Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University,

and Food is Medicine Coalition, in conjunction with the
House Hunger Caucus Food is Medicine Working Group,
to learn more about the health care outcomes and cost implications of medically-tailored nutrition interventions.

Food is Medicine: Improving Health Outcomes and Curbing Costs with Medically-Tailored Meals

May 9, 2018

3:30 – 4:30 PM, Cannon House Office Building 121

 

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH

Dean and Jean Mayer Professor of Nutrition and Medicine

 Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University

 

Karen Pearl

President and CEO

God’s Love We Deliver

 

Dr. Seth A. Berkowitz, MD MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

 

William George

President and CEO

Health Partners Plans

 

Robert Greenwald

Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director

Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School

 

For more information, please contact Sarah Downer at sdowner@law.harvard.edu.

 

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