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Jerold R Mande, M.P.H.

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Jerold Mande is Senior Advisor to the President at the Center for Science in the Public Interest; Adjunct Professor of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and a Visiting Fellow, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University.

Professor Mande has a wealth of expertise and experience in national public health and food policy. He served in senior policymaking positions for three presidents at USDA, FDA, and OSHA helping lead landmark public health initiatives. In 2009, he was appointed by President Obama as USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, In 2011, he moved to USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, where he spent six years working to improve the health outcomes of the nation's $100 billion investment in 15 nutrition programs. During President Clinton's administration, Mr. Mande was Senior Advisor to the FDA commissioner where he helped shape national policy on nutrition, food safety, and tobacco. He also served on the White House staff as a health policy advisor and was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational Health at the Department of Labor. During the George H.W. Bush administration he led the design of the iconic Nutrition Facts label at FDA, for which he received the Presidential Design Award.

Mr. Mande began his career as a legislative assistant for Al Gore in the U.S. House and Senate, managing Gore's health and environment agenda, and helping Gore write the nation's organ donation and transplantation laws.

Mr. Mande earned a Master's of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in nutritional science from the University of Connecticut. Prior to his current academic appointments, he served on the faculty at the Tufts, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Yale School of Medicine.

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  1. Mande J, Flaherty G. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program as a health intervention. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2022 Nov 11. PMID: 36354297.
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  2. Zatz LY, Moran AJ, Franckle RL, Block JP, Hou T, Blue D, Greene JC, Gortmaker S, Bleich SN, Polacsek M, Thorndike AN, Mande JR, Rimm EB. Comparing shopper characteristics by online grocery ordering use among households in low-income communities in Maine. Public Health Nutr. 2021 10; 24(15):5127-5132. PMID: 34030759.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Brandt EJ, Silvestri DM, Mande JR, Holland ML, Ross JS. Availability of Grocery Delivery to Food Deserts in States Participating in the Online Purchase Pilot. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 12 02; 2(12):e1916444. PMID: 31790562.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Mozaffarian D, Mande J, Micha R. Food Is Medicine-The Promise and Challenges of Integrating Food and Nutrition Into Health Care. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 06 01; 179(6):793-795. PMID: 31009044.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    
  5. Mozaffarian D, Griffin T, Mande J. The 2018 Farm Bill-Implications and Opportunities for Public Health. JAMA. 2019 03 05; 321(9):835-836. PMID: 30768151.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  6. Fang Zhang F, Liu J, Rehm CD, Wilde P, Mande JR, Mozaffarian D. Trends and Disparities in Diet Quality Among US Adults by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Status. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 06; 1(2):e180237. PMID: 30498812.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Kilfoy BA, Hudmon KS, Mande JR. Tobacco control in state comprehensive cancer control plans: opportunities for decreasing tobacco-related disease. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul; 4(3):A61. PMID: 17572965; PMCID: PMC1955389.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  8. Kessler DA, Barnett PS, Witt A, Zeller MR, Mande JR, Schultz WB. The legal and scientific basis for FDA's assertion of jurisdiction over cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. JAMA. 1997 Feb 05; 277(5):405-9. PMID: 9010173.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  9. Mande JR, Gleeson S, Anthony CR. Health care financing in transplantation. Transplant Proc. 1988 Feb; 20(1 Suppl. 1):1041-50. PMID: 11652536.
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