Christina Badaracco is a healthcare consultant at Avalere Health, where her focus is on evidence generation, quality measurement, and elevating the role of nutrition in healthcare. She also regularly writes, teaches, and presents about nutrition, cooking, and sustainable agriculture—including co-writing The Farm Bill: A Citizen’s Guide in 2019, publishing five cookbooks with the Transamerica Institute, and co-developing a culinary medicine elective at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. Christina previously worked for the EPA, Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, Oakland Unified School District, NIH Clinical Center, and more. She currently serves on the board for Slow Food DC, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Farm Bill Task Force, the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative’s nutrition working group, and other organizations. She earned her Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, and her bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, with a minor in Italian Language and Culture, from Princeton University. She completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and was selected as a 2021 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.