Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy

by Leah Butz
Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
525 W 120th Street
Address Line 2
Box 137
New York
Phone Number
(212) 678-3693
Director, Manager or CEO
Pam Koch
Volunteers per month
Number of staff/employees
Year Started
Major Funders
Tisch Illumination Fund; New York State Health Foundation
Latest Projects
Our recent research includes: an in-depth study of how school gardens successfully integrate into NYC schools; evaluations of school wellness programs including FoodCorps and Wellness in the Schools; reports on the landscape of federal, state, and local nutrition education policy; a study on the landscape of nutrition education programs in NYC schools, including characteristics and distribution of programming; and an in-process evaluation of the impact of publicly-funded NYC school cafeteria renovations on student participation in and consumption of school lunch.
Interesting Fact
Since its beginnings in 1909, the Teachers College Program in Nutrition has been at the forefront of the field by conducting cutting edge research, providing education to promote health through encouraging dietary change, and shaping policy that creates a more sustainable world.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, New York State, National
Core Programs
We conduct collaborative, interdisciplinary nutrition education research that produces useful and practical models, tools, and policy recommendations; such as nutrition education curricula, policy reports, and program evaluations.
Major Issues
Food Policy, Nutrition Education, School Food, Sustainable Food
Frequently used hashtags
#NutritionEducation #EmpoweredEaters #AisforApple #FarmBill
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