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Combating Hunger and Diet-Related Disease: Considerations for Health Insurance Providers

Jun 22, 2023
12:00 pm EDT
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About This Webinar

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health was held in Washington, DC in September 2022 with two main goals: end hunger by 2030 and reduce the burden of diet-related disease.

In this webinar session, attendees will learn about the issue of hunger and diet-related disease in the United States, as addressed at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in September 2022. The session will specifically focus on nutrition security programs and how health insurance providers can extend their impact to combat hunger. We'll also reflect on research demonstrating the clinical and cost benefits of medically tailored meals programs in reducing the burden of diet-related diseases. Overall, the webinar will provide valuable insights into effective strategies for addressing these important public health issues.

Attendees Will Learn About

  • Goals from the recent White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
  • How your organization may be able to extend the impact of existing USDA nutrition security programs
  • How your organization may be able to reduce the impact of diet-related disease through innovative and evidence-based food as medicine programs and benefits


Catherine Macpherson, MS, RDN

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Strategy & Chief Nutrition Officer

Mom’s Meals

Catherine joined Mom's Meals in 2017 and serves as SVP of Healthcare Strategy and Chief Nutrition Officer. She is responsible for ensuring the company's nutrition solutions meet the needs of its partners by designing clinical programs that meet their strategic objectives. Catherine is a Registered Dietician and healthcare innovator. She earned her Masters of Science degree in Nutrition from…

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Alberto A. Gonzalez, Jr, MPP

Senior Advisor for External Engagement, Food and Nutrition Services

United States Department of Agriculture

Alberto Gonzalez serves as Senior Advisor for External Engagement at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). Alberto engages key cross-sector stakeholders on FNS's federal nutrition assistance programs and the USDA's nutrition security initiative. Alberto held roles at UnidosUS and Community Catalyst leading initiatives to increase access to affordable…

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