Mark Rifkin, Implications of Chronic Disease and Climate-Related Disasters
Mark Rifkin is the Senior Food and Agriculture Policy Specialist at the Center for Biological Diversity, where he advances sustainable diets via policy. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, he holds Master’s Degrees in health education and environmental science and policy. He specializes in practical applications of plant-based diets and implications for sustainability, policy and health. He is the author of a 2023 article published in a scientific journal on implications of chronic disease and climate-related disasters on health care capacity and nutrition policy. Mark previously worked in policy for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, provided nutrition counseling, and worked in environmental health. He’s been vegan since 1986.
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Nutrition policy critical to optimize response to climate, public health crises