Hilary Seligman, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 10|
San Francisco CA 94110
|University of California, San Francisco|| Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)||2006|
|University of California, San Francisco|| Clinical Fellowship |
|University of California, San Francisco|| Residency ||School of Medicine|
- Associate Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
- Senior Medical Advisor and Lead Scientist, Feeding America (www.feedingamerica.org)
- Director, CDC’s Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (www.nopren.org)
- Director, Food Policy, Health & Hunger Program, UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations at San
Francisco General Hospital (http://cvp.ucsf.edu/)
- PI, EatSF: A Healthy Food Voucher Program for Low-Income Residents of San Francisco (www.eatsfvoucher.org)
- General Internist, Richard H. Fine People's Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital
Dr. Seligman's work focuses on the intersection between food insecurity in the US and health, particularly the prevention and management of chronic disease. Food insecurity refers to going hungry, or being at risk of going hungry, because of the inability to afford food.
Dr. Seligman also serves on the Board of Directors for California Food Policy Advocates and the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. She serves on the Food Security Task Force for the City and County of San Francisco.
Dr. Seligman completed her undergraduate studies at Williams College and received her MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency and a Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at UCSF.
Food insecurity, hunger, health disparities, diabetes, obesity, nutrition, nutrition policy, public health