News and Updates
ACC’s Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony Urges Robust NIH, CDC Funding
The ACC submitted written testimony on May 18 to the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, emphasizing the importance of robust funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support medical innovation, promote critical cardiovascular research, and increase awareness around healthy lifestyle behaviors, among other items.
Letter Submitted to House and Senate Requests $121M Funding for the NIH Office of Nutrition Research
The letter, which was submitted to the Subcommittees on Labor, Health, and Human Services, has over 60 signatories.
Friedman School at Tufts University and Food is Medicine Coalition Submit Implementation Considerations for Medically Tailored Meals to CMS and CMMI
The letter was sent in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) inquiry.
Measuring And Addressing Nutrition Security To Achieve Health And Health Equity
Read the Health Policy Brief by Task Force Co-chair Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian
Task Force Co-chair Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian Appointed to Bipartisan Policy Center Food is Medicine Working Group
The working group is led by fellow Task Force Co-chairs Senator Bill Frist and Secretary Dan Glickman.
President Biden Announces His Intent to Appoint Task Force Co-chair Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian to President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition
The Council is co-chaired by fellow Task Force Co-chair Chef José Andrés.
Food and Nutrition Experts and Policy Leaders Applaud USDA’s Proposed Updates to School Nutrition Guidelines
USDA’s proposed updates to strengthen school meal nutrition standards come just one year after the USDA’s 2022 transitional standards for school meals
Food and Nutrition Experts and Policy Leaders Applaud Senate Leaders’ Focus on “Food as Medicine”
National Strategy Emphasizes Critical Importance of “Food as Medicine” Efforts
WATCH: The Milken Institute 2022 Future of Health Summit Closing Plenary with Sen. Cory Booker
Senator Booker has a conversation with NPR News Correspondent Allison Aubrey.