In response to COVID-19, Partnership for a Healthier America is launching an Industry Rapid Response conversation series, a set of critical discussions with industry experts on how they are responding to real-time changes to the landscape of food, health and wellness in America.
Industry Rapid Response Video Series
April 2, 2020. Leslie Sarasin, President & CEO of FMI, the Food Industry Association, and Nancy E. Roman, President & CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America, chat about the impact of COVID-19 on grocery retailers nationwide.
April 6, 2020. Amaya Becvar Weddle, PhD, Vice President of Research and Product Marketing at MINDBODY and Partnership for a Healthier America explore how the wellness industry has gone digital in the face of COVID-19.
April 8, 2020. Dr. Olajide Williams, Chief of Staff/Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Neurology at Columbia University and Partnership for a Healthier America discuss risk factors associated with the virus, challenges frontline physicians are facing, and more.
April 14, 2020. Rachel Gutter, President of International Well Building Institute, and Partnership for a Healthier America discuss Preparing Our Built Environments for Re-Entry and Resilience.
April 15, 2020. As the CEO and Founder of Zipongo, a digital nutrition platform, Dr. Jason Langheier, MD, MPH, understands the importance of eating well to build immunity. This webinar explores how we can reduce risk of infection through nutritious foods.
May 19, 2020. Kevin Curry, the voice behind FitMenCook, is proving that healthy eating can be both easy and delicious. As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps many of us at home, Kevin wants to show how even the most amateur cook can create restaurant-worthy meals.
Q and As with PHA Partners:
To learn more about how the food, nutrition, fitness, and wellness industries are shifting during this COVID-19 moment, we asked our partners a series of important questions. Check out their answers below.
Q&A: Jeff Lenard, Vice President of Strategic Industry Initiatives, National Association of Convenience Stores
Q&A: Kristine Stratton, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Recreation and Park Association
Q&A: Carla Balakgie, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Automatic Merchandising Association
Q&A: Emily Gassman, Communications Director, Arkansas Food Bank
Q&A: Rebecca Brown, Assistant Vice President of Administrative Affairs, Florida A&M University
Q&A: COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund in Denver with Kristina Welch, The Co-Op at 1st