Jamie's work supports the TEDMED Live and Hive communities throughout the year. Prior to joining TEDMED, Jamie produced programs dedicated to improving the livability of cities at both the Municipal Art Society and Van Alen Institute. She is passionate about community health empowerment and food as medicine. Always looking for opportunities to be active, Jamie enjoys hiking, biking, and lifting heavy things. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Urban Policy from Hunter College.