David Katz Diet Expert

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, is the Founding Director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and current President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He has published roughly 200 scientific articles and textbook chapters, and 15 books to date, including multiple editions of leading textbooks in both preventive medicine, and nutrition. He has made important contributions in the areas of lifestyle interventions for health promotion; nutrient profiling; behavior modification; holistic care; and evidence-based medicine. David earned his BA degree from Dartmouth College (1984); his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). He completed sequential residency training in Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He has received two Honorary Doctorates.

 
The Dramademiology of COVID: A Pandemic Manifesto of Here and Now

The Dramademiology of COVID: A Pandemic Manifesto of Here and Now

Epidemiology is the study of impacts on human populations. 

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The Timely Urgency of Diet In Spite of It All

The Timely Urgency of Diet In Spite of It All

Ordinarily, diet dominates the news this time of year, and arguably with good reason.

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COVID, Darkness, and Dawn

COVID, Darkness, and Dawn

During my most recent guest appearance at Yahoo! Finance to discuss the COVID pandemic and nothing to do with finance – a gig that has been recurring for some time now, for whatever reasons- I was asked if the darkest days of the pandemic yet lie ahead.

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Hearts Made for More

Hearts Made for More

Even now, in the short, dark days of this pandemic extending past the solstice and the turn of the calendar, our viral nemesis is not the greatest threat to years in life and life in years. 

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COVID, Vaccines, and The Nature of Engineering

COVID, Vaccines, and The Nature of Engineering

Assuming one becomes available to you and/or your loved ones sometime soon, should you, or shouldn’t you, roll up your sleeve for a COVID vaccine? Please indulge me in a thought experiment on our shared way to my conclusion, and recommendation.

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