"Food Systems Friday" is moderated by Dr. Robin Currey, Director of the Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems program at Prescott College. Dr. Currey is an ethnoecologist, the former Director of Mercy Corps in Kyrgyzstan, an international development and humanitarian organization, and the current non-executive Director for a Mercy Corps-founded bank. Dr. Currey's work has been widely published and she has made presentations of her research across the U.S. and throughout the world.
This Week's Panelist - Michelle Perro, MD, DHom, is a veteran pediatrician with nearly 40 years of experience in acute and integrative medicine. More than fifteen years ago, Dr. Perro transformed her clinical practice to include pesticide and health advocacy. She has both directed and worked as attending physician from New York’s Metropolitan Hospital to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Dr. Perro has managed her own business, Down to Earth Pediatrics, creating a new field of integrative urgent care medicine.
She is currently lecturing and consulting as well as working with Gordon Medical Associates, an integrative health center in Northern California. Dr. Perro has co-authored the highly acclaimed book, “What’s Making our Children Sick” and is Executive Director of a non-profit scientific-based website, https://www.gmoscience.org. She has authored many publications and has her own column with the journal, “The Townsend Letter.”
Friday, August 21st
12:00 PM PDT/3:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes in length followed by a text Q&A.
Recording Archive of Previous "Food Systems Friday" Webinars
May 1st - Alaska Food System: COVID-19 Adaptations, Collaborations, & Resilience
April 24th - COVID in the Kitchen: Chefs and Culinary Education
April 17th - Eating Without Sustainability? How Dietary Guidelines Can Protect Our Health and the Environment
April 10th - Community and School Gardens in the Time of COVID-19
April 3rd - Food Access and COVID-19 - What's Happening in Your Bioregion?
March 27th - What Does Home Grown Food Security Look Like? - Lessons from the Silk Road
March 20th - COVID-19, Resiliency and Food Security