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Howard Steven Friedman

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Howard Steven Friedman is a data scientist, health economist, and writer who has worked in the public sector, private sector and academia for decades. He teaches at Columbia University courses in Statistics, Data Science, Program Evaluation and Health Economics including courses on Machine Learning in R and Python.Friedman took a position as a director at Capital One where he led teams of data scientists, statisticians, analysts and programmers in various areas of operations and marketing. He later formed companies that provided consulting services in areas of designing, developing and modeling data. He has authored/co-authored...

Sophie Egan

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Sophie Egan is a Stanford lecturer and New York Times contributor whose work at The Culinary Institute of America and now her own agency, Full Table Solutions, has galvanized a nationwide movement to help all of us make healthier, more sustainable food choices--from moms to mayors, restaurant chains to foodservice companies, K-12 school districts to universities. She has written for the Washington Post, EatingWell, TIME, the Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, WIRED, and Sunset magazine. Her first book, Devoured: How What We Eat Defines Who We Are, is a journey into the American food psyche. She holds a master's...