8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2015 Food Forum
The 6th annual Stanford Food Summit featured an exciting list of speakers, tasty menus, and the latest on the topic of food and nutrition.
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305
Arrillaga Alumni Center326 Galvez Street
Stanford CA, 94305
Christopher Gardner, PhD
Christopher Gardner has a PhD in Nutrition Science and is a Professor of Medicine at Stanford’s School of Medicine. He has been researching the health effects of a plant based diet and its components for 20 years, primarily with federal (NIH) funding. He recently served on the American Heart Association’s Nutrition committee and is currently on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Culinary Institute of America. On the Stanford campus he has taken the lead in organizing the Stanford Food Summits which have now been held annually since 2010. These events have successfully connected faculty and students from across all seven of Stanford University’s undergraduate and professional schools, and connected these academics to community food activists and advocates.