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Q&A: Food Is Medicine Initiative To Set Stage for Future Dietary Intervention Research


From Healio:

With the first request for proposals focused on feasibility and implementation science closed as of Nov. 6 and currently in peer review, Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD, who was chair of the AHA Presidential Advisory writing group on food is medicine and is research lead on the new initiative, said he is “excited” about the growing interest in the field.

Healio spoke with Volpp, who is also director of the Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics and the Mark V. Pauly Presidential Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Perelman School of Medicine and Health Care Management at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, about the burgeoning field of food is medicine and the creation of the new initiative.

Read more at Healio.

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