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Keeve Nachman, PhD, MHS, Brent Kim, MHS, Roni Neff, PhD, MS, and Amy Peterson, DVM

Keeve Nachman, PhD, MHS, is Science Director for Food Production, Health and Environment at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. His research focuses on determining the environmental, public health and social consequences of industrial food animal production and animal waste management. Brent Kim, MHS, is a Senior Research Assistant at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. His responsibilities include managing the Community Supported Agriculture Project, assisting with the Agriculture and Public Health Gateway, researching the life cycle impacts of food production and developing interactive online learning tools. Roni Neff, PhD, MS, is Research and Policy Director at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future and is on faculty at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her current research addresses themes including: food system contributions to climate change; the food price crisis; the Farm Bill and public health; and access to healthy, sustainably produced food in Baltimore. Amy Peterson, DVM, is a member of Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future’s 2008-09 CLF Predoctoral Fellows. Her work includes investigating the transmission and transfer of antimicrobial resistant bacteria and resistance genes from swine farms to an estuarine environment, affecting both human populations who use the area for fishing and recreation and resident wildlife populations.