Dr. Gail Christopher is Vice President for policy and senior advisor at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In this role, she serves on the president’s cabinet that provides overall direction and leadership for the foundation. Since joining the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in 2007, Gail has served as vice president for program strategy with responsibility for multiple areas of programming, including Racial Equity; Food, Health & Well-Being; Community Engagement and Leadership; as well as place-based programming in New Orleans and New Mexico. Gail is a nationally recognized author, speaker and leader in health policy, with expertise and experience in the issues related to social determinants of health, health inequities and public policy.