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.

 
Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus: Truth, Again, Between Opposing Corners?

Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus: Truth, Again, Between Opposing Corners?

My native aptitude, if I may presume to say so, is seeing the whole elephant in the room. 

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Health in the Time of Coronavirus

Health in the Time of Coronavirus

Believe it or not, now - with the acute threat of COVID19 constraining our activities and propagating our anxieties - there may have never been a better time to address and improve the chronic state of our health, both as a population, and as individuals. 

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America Responds to Pandemic Coronavirus

America Responds to Pandemic Coronavirus

Much has been made of my early contention that the coronavirus could hurt and kill people more than one way, and that we needed to do our best to interdict them all. 

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Coronavirus, Casualties, and Context: Do We Dare Discuss Other Numbers?

Coronavirus, Casualties, and Context: Do We Dare Discuss Other Numbers?

Ordinarily, I work to draw attention away from the crude, bland, anonymizing statistics of public health to the faces they veil, the human stories they obscure.

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Coronavirus Mortality Data from Italy: Hard-Earned Messages of Opportunity & Hope

Coronavirus Mortality Data from Italy: Hard-Earned Messages of Opportunity & Hope

Of the slightly more than 30,000 total, global deaths from coronavirus to date, a third of them all have been in Italy.

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