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.

 
COVID-19 and the Mismaking of History: Where Are We, Really?

COVID-19 and the Mismaking of History: Where Are We, Really?

News reports refer routinely now to “second waves” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such references, in turn, invoke prior pandemics subject to such ebb and flow. 

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COVID Pandemic: Polemics In, Peace Out?

COVID Pandemic: Polemics In, Peace Out?

The global response to COVID19 is the most complex display of public health policy in living memory. 

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COVID-19 and the Contagion of Caricature

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The media, including even those elements that care about legitimate journalism, have always had some predilection for drama. 

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To Mask, or Not to Mask? Of COVID and Cacophony

To Mask, or Not to Mask? Of COVID and Cacophony

Amazingly- in a nation that has not thus far failed to fail at every aspect of pandemic management- we have managed to mire ourselves in conflict over the simple expediency of mask use.

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Epic Pandemic Mismanagement: How, and… Why?

Epic Pandemic Mismanagement: How, and… Why?

The United States of America could teach a master class on how NOT to manage a viral pandemic. 

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