David Katz Healthcare 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.

 
COVID19 Pandemic Response Policy: A Eulogy for Nuance

COVID19 Pandemic Response Policy: A Eulogy for Nuance

I was, I am chagrined to say, Googling myself recently (yes, I think all of the connotations of that are exactly right), to see what the world thought of me in that moment, when I happened upon an opinion piece about opinion pieces, mine among them. 

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COVID and You: To Booster, or Not to Booster?

COVID and You: To Booster, or Not to Booster?

Let’s begin this at the beginning; what, exactly, do boosters ‘boost’? 

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Aspiring Like Our Lives Depend on It: of Climate, Coronavirus, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cathedrals

Aspiring Like Our Lives Depend on It: of Climate, Coronavirus, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cathedrals

A friend of mine- a fine writer, a deep thinker- recently shared an essay on what he called “the morality” of time. I found it very compelling. 

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Stunning News about Diet and Weight

Stunning News about Diet and Weight

Which is better for lifelong, cardiovascular health- running or swimming or hiking or biking? 

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On The Nature of Vaccine Reticence

On The Nature of Vaccine Reticence

Vaccine proponent though I am, I can understand and respect vaccine reticence.

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