Jean Terranova is Director of Food and Health Policy at Community Servings, a Boston-based not-for-profit that prepares and delivers high quality medically tailored meals (MTM) to individuals coping with serious illnesses. In this role Jean has served as a co-investigator on three peer-reviewed journal studies evaluating the impact of MTM on health outcomes, healthcare utilization and costs, and quality of life for individuals coping with illness. A graduate of Suffolk University Law School, Jean has worn many hats as a social justice attorney and advocate. Jean also holds a professional chef’s degree, and has provided consulting services to food-focused non-profits and entrepreneurs. She serves on the Food is Medicine Coalition’s Policy Committee, and on the Advisory and Advocacy Committees of The Root Cause Coalition. In partnership with the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, Jean co-leads the Food is Medicine Massachusetts coalition.
Advisor, Food is Medicine Initiative
Director of Food and Health Policy, Community Servings