Food for Health Equity Lab


The goal of the Food for Health Equity Lab is to generate evidence that can be implemented in community health centers to effectively address food insecurity in a way that improves patient outcomes. This work particularly focuses on improving nutrition and reducing chronic diseases within under-resourced communities and communities of color. 

Currently, the Food for Health Equity Lab is home to three independent projects located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each project involves the delivery of healthy foods to patients and behavior support that helps patients develop and maintain healthy habits. Taken together, the lab’s research aims to fill a critical gap in knowledge addressing food insecurity and provide key evidence to community health centers and stakeholders. These can include funders and policymakers seeking to address food insecurity in a way that simultaneously improves nutrition, chronic disease outcomes, and healthcare utilization.



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