October 28 Oct 28
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Wed

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. 


Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305

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Arrillaga Alumni Center

326 Galvez Street
Stanford CA, 94305
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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.