Developing an Action Plan to Fight Food Insecurity

  • Baraka D. FloydEmail author
  • Deepak Palakshappa
  • Melissa Klein
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health book series (BRIEFSPUBLIC)


It is important to develop an action plan in order to implement a FI program in your clinical setting. In this chapter, we will outline the critical steps to developing a program to address FI, including identification of key partners, stakeholders, and barriers. In addition, evaluation metrics to measure success will be introduced as part of development of the action plan.


Food Insecurity Social Determinants of Health Community Partners 



American Academy of Pediatrics


Cincinnati’s Child Health-Law Partnership


Electronic Health Record


Food Insecurity


Keeping Infants Nourished and Developing


Medical Legal Partnerships


Quality Improvement


Social Determinants of Health


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


The Survey of Well-Being of Young Children


United States Department of Agriculture


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Baraka D. Floyd
    • 1
    Email author
  • Deepak Palakshappa
    • 2
  • Melissa Klein
    • 3
  1. 1.Stanford School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Wake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA
  3. 3.Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

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