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2023 Dr. Rogers Prize Gala – Thursday, September 21

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marion Nestle
Pioneering Nutritionist & Acclaimed Author 
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health
Slow-cooked: An Unexpected Life in Food Politics

Dr. Marion Nestle is a consumer advocate, nutritionist, award-winning author, and academic who specializes in the politics of food and dietary choice. Her research examines scientific, economic, and social influences on food choice and health, with an emphasis on the role of food industry marketing. Her books explore how politics affects food production, dietary intake, food safety, and human and planetary health.

She is the award winning author of 16 books including What to Eat; Soda Politics – Taking on Big Soda (and Winning); and Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat and most recently her memoir – Slow Cooked: An Unexpected Life in Food PoliticsLink to Full Bio

“When it comes to the increasingly treacherous landscape of the American supermarket, with its marketing hype and competing health claims, Marion Nestle is an absolutely indispensable guide: knowledgeable, eminently sane– and wonderful company too.” – Michael Pollan

Photo: Bill Hayes

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