The leadership team overseeing the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative includes:

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David Eisenberg, MD, Director of Culinary Nutrition and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Co-Director, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives® Conference and Teaching Kitchen Collaborative Director


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Allison Righter, MSPH, RDN, Lecturing Instructor, The Culinary Institute of America (Teaching Kitchen Collaborative Coordinator)


Jennifer Massa, ScD, Research Scientist, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Teaching Kitchen Collaborative Research Committee Chair


Greg Drescher, Vice President—Strategic Initiatives and Industry Leadership, The Culinary Institute of America; Co-Director, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives® Conference 


Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, Chair, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Frederick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology

Administrative and operational support is provided by Emily Baron, David Eisenberg’s Faculty Assistant at HChan, and several members of the CIA’s Strategic Initiatives Group based in California.

The volunteer chairs of the working groups and subcommittees also serve as liaisons to the leadership team and provide support in steering the direction of the Collaborative.