John Compton

John Compton

Program Coordinator, Rooted Community Health, Vanderbilt University

John Compton, M.Div. is the program coordinator of Rooted Community Health (RCH). John earned his Master of Divinity with distinction from Vanderbilt Divinity School focusing on the intersections of theology and ecology through the practices of sustainable agriculture. During his time at Vanderbilt, he worked as a research assistant in biomedical ethics under Dr. Keith Meador, a teaching assistant in environmental biology, and a university chaplain intern.

H1 – Nashville Area Clinician Leadership in Healthy Food

Music Row 3

Clinicians and medical students can be powerful advocates for building healthier and more sustainable food systems for individual, community and planetary health. This session will explore examples of local clinician leaders right here in Nashville who are digging in to nourish and support their communities’ health. A Nashville physician and farmer on sabbatical, will share […]

Clinical advocacy Food