Dr. Shreela Sharma

Headshot of Dr. Shreela Sharma, Co-founder of Brighter Bites and a speaker at Partnership for a Healthier America's 2018 Innovating a Healthier Future Summit, May 2-4 in Washington, DC.

Co-founder, Brighter Bites

Dr. Shreela Sharma is co-founder of Brighter Bites, a nonprofit organization that converts food waste into a public health opportunity by purposefully channeling reclaimed produce using a food co-op concept along with hands-on nutrition education in school and at home to low-income children and families. She is also Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Texas, School of Public Health in Houston, TX. Dr. Sharma is a behavioral epidemiologist with specific interest designing and evaluating sustainable, community-centric interventions to address food insecurity and childhood obesity in underserved populations and has a robust research program in this area. Dr. Sharma has a PhD in Epidemiology, masters in physical therapy and is a registered dietitian in the state of Texas.

2018 Summit Session: Make Vegetables Great Again

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