Learning how to nourish ourselves is a journey. In this short film from the Nourish, pediatrician Nadine Burke discusses the evolution of her eating habits over the years, and how she learned that eating well can be fun. How has your relationship to food and health changed throughout your life?
About Nadine Burke
Dr. Nadine Burke is the founding physician and Medical Director of the Bayview Child Health Center, where she oversees operations and provides care to children and youth living in the Bayview-Hunters Point community of San Francisco. She is also the Medical Director of Pediatric Health Parity Programs at California Pacific Medical Center.
Dr. Burke’s areas of interest include health disparities, child trauma, asthma, and nutrition. Her focus is to serve communities where issues of poverty and race present challenges to conventional healthcare and education.
Working with families in the underserved community of Bayview-Hunters Point, Dr. Burke’s practice takes an integrative approach that encompasses medical, social, and mental health. Her children’s clinic was recently featured in The New Yorker for her pioneering research studying the relationship between health and childhood trauma, or adverse childhood experience (ACE).
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