Leaders Eat Last: Food Insecurity and Wellness

Join Bob Woodruff Foundation for an expert panel discussion about food insecurity and wellness on March 3, 3-4pm (EST).

In this second panel, moderated by best-selling author and BWF co-founder Lee Woodruff, they’ll examine the connection between food insecurity and wellness on the individual and community level. The panelists will speak to how food insecurity impacts physical health outcomes, mental and behavioral health in both adults and children, social determinants of health, and suicide risk.

The panel will feature remarks from BWF Chief Executive Officer Anne Marie Dougherty and Craig Newmark - BWF board member, founder of Craig Newmark Philanthropies and craigslist, and champion for food security and veteran well-being - and BWF Chief Program Officer Margaret “Meg” Harrell, PhD, will play the role of discussant. The expert panelists include:

  • Diana Brostow, PhD, MPH, RDN, Dept of Veterans Affairs; University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Cindy Leung, ScD, MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Nathaniel Mohatt, PhD, Dept of Veterans Affairs; University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Register here.

The first panel, moderated by ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff, focused on defining hunger and food insecurity, and examined what food insecurity looks like for veterans and military families. If you missed it, you can watch it here.


March 03, 2021 at 3:00pm - 4pm