Jule Anne Henstenburg, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Director of the MANNA Institute.

Dr. Henstenburg is a registered dietitian and health policy researcher who is passionate about the role of food and nutrition in disease prevention, treatment, and management. Prior to joining MANNA, she held positions in teaching and administration within higher education. Her previous clinical work included positions as a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition. Jule Anne is currently State Policy Representative for the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. Henstenburg can be reached at



Adrian G. Crafford, MPH, Manager of Research & Evaluation. Adrian can be reached at






Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES

Ted Dallas

Lynn G Dever, MD, FAAP

Samantha Dubrow, PhD
The MITRE Corporation

Marla Gold, MD
Drexel University

Jennifer A Nasser, PhD, RDN
Drexel University

Claudia Parvanta, PhD
University of South Florida

Etienne Phipps, PhD
Public Health Consultant

Laura Pontiggia, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University

Jessica Sauter, PhD
Saint Joseph’s University

Mark H. Schutta, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Julius Steiner, JD

Richard Webster, MSN, RN
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital