Dr. Patricia Borrusso, ORISE Fellow, US FDA

Dr. Patricia Borrusso is an ORISE Fellow in the Office of Analytics and Outreach at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Dr. Borrusso earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science from Russell Sage College and her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from…

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, Drexel University

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan is Associate Professor, Nutrition Sciences Department at Drexel University. Dr. Quinlan’s research focuses on identifying food safety risks for minority and low income populations. Her work uses focus groups and surveys to explore differences in handling of food by consumers from…

Expertise of the Collective, Shelley Feist, Executive Director, PFSE

No other factor is as critical to the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s commitment to excellence as is structuring opportunities for input and engagement of our public and private sector stakeholders. The Partnership’s process for content development relies heavily on collaborative input to ensure…

Leslie Sarasin, Food Marketing Institute President, Partnership Board Chairwoman

In early 2010, following substantial discussion with our current Contributing Partners and Federal liaisons, the Partnership Board of Directors launched a needs analysis process designed to identify areas where the Partnership could add the most value in efforts to educate the public about safe…

Recognizing Meaningful Work, Shelley Feist, Executive Director, PFSE

-SHELLEY FEIST, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIP FOR FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION After two years of hard work where our Partners have helped to refine and advance the value proposition for consumer food safety education, and where Partners have come together to develop and launch significant new…

Kathy Means, Produce Marketing Association

When it comes to most produce items, there is no kill step for food safety. We enjoy raw produce and it’s good for us. All the more reason it has to be handled safely from field to fork. The industry and government have their…

Stan Hazan, NSF International

NSF International is an independent, not-for-profit, public health and safety organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Originally formed as the National Sanitation Foundation in 1944 at the University of Michigan School of Public Health to develop consensus on food equipment sanitation standards, NSF has…

Jolie Bain Pillsbury PhD, President of Sherbrooke Consulting, Inc.

A performance partnership is a collaboration of high performing individuals or organizations that come together to accelerate their achievements or achieve a greater, more global, long term impact. Key to a strong performance partnership is a sense of urgency to achieve a result, and…

Dr. Elisabeth Hagen, former USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety

Dr. Elisabeth Hagen is the former Under Secretary for Food Safety at USDA. She oversees policies and programs at the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Prior to her appointment as Under Secretary in August 2010, she served as USDA’s Chief Medical Officer, advising on…

Nancy Donley, STOP Foodborne Illness

Nancy Donley is recognized as a leading proponent of improvement in both government and private food safety efforts. Nancy works in a volunteer capacity for STOP Foodborne Illness (formerly S.T.O.P.—Safe Tables Our Priority) and has served as its president for over 10 years. Nancy…