Dr. Kornfeld is Vice Dean for Education and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. An expert in pedagogic innovations and professional training for public health leaders, Dr. Kornfeld provides academic guidance for the Mailman School’s education portfolio, which enrolls more than 1400 students from around the world in doctoral and master’s degree programs.
She previously served as Assistant Dean of Public Health at the
Ken Cook, president and co-founder of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), is widely recognized as one of the environmental community’s most prominent and influential critics of industrial agriculture, U.S. food and farm policy and the nation’s broken approach to protecting families and children from toxic substances.
Under Cook’s leadership over the past 23 years, EWG has pioneered the use of digital technologies to expose the harms done by misconceived crop subsidies,
Dr. Lucia Aronica has a PhD in epigenetics. Epigenetics literally means on top of your genes (or DNA). Epigenetic markers are a set of molecular tags put on top of your DNA to either turn genes on or turn genes off.
Dr. Aronica was born in Naples, Italy. She received her PhD from the University of Vienna, Austria and conducted postdoctoral research work at the University of Oxford, UK. As an epigenetic scientist, she researches the connections between diet, epigenetic cha
Dr. Reshma Shah is a board-certified pediatric physician. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She has over a decade of experience in primary care pediatrics and served as an assistant clinical professor at a Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, a leading children's hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She currently cares for patients at Santa Clara Valley
Dr. Abrams began her career in healthcare when she graduated from medical school from the Pavlov Institute (former Soviet Union) with high honors and completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in anesthesia and intensive care.
She came to the US, arriving in Seattle Washington in 1996. Dr. Abrams confirmed her U.S. medical diploma in 1999 successfully passing the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam and Clinical Skills Assessment exam. She went on to study naturop
SOUL Food Salon hosted it's first health panel FEATURING: Eric Weiss, MD, Jennifer Miller, MD, Amanda Bernshteyn, MPH, NC, Sandee Birdwell, MD Jeanne Rosner, MD (as moderator) "Separating the Forest from the Trees"
A Panel Discussion on how we might best analyze and maneuver through conflicting messages in the nutrition space ERIC L. WEISS, MD
Building on years of academic medicine at Stanford University and UCSF, as well as entrepreneurship at several Silicon Valley sta
Darya Rose, a popular writer and world renowned expert in health and weight loss spoke at our December SOUL Food Salon event. She is the author of the 2013 book Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting, and creator of the award-winning blog, Summer Tomato, which TIME Magazine named one of the 50 Best Websites. Darya’s unique, brain-based approach to food, health and weight loss helped teach us not just what healthy eating looks like, but how to