Kevin Cody is a Senior Program Manager at the American Heart Association responsible for developing and launching Good Food U, a new initiative providing democratized, accessible, state-of-the art educational offerings in food, agriculture, nutrition, and health for diverse learners across the globe. As an educator, Kevin’s work is inspired by commitments to improve farmer livelihoods and food system sustainability through innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to experiential and place-based learning. In addition to teaching courses for undergraduate and graduate students on topics ranging from organic horticulture to sustainable development, his work with non-profit organizations includes promoting supply chain integration in local food systems and developing pathways to generate and sustain beginning farmers.

Prior to his role with the American Heart Association, Kevin served as the Hoch Cunningham Professor of the Practice in Food Systems at Tufts University.

Current Role

Senior Program Manager

Organisation Name

American Heart Association


Charity, non-profit, civil society


Food systems


Food systems
Political economy
Smallholder farming and livelihoods