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.

 
The Omicron Variant: What Matters Most Is Does It Make People Sick?

The Omicron Variant: What Matters Most Is Does It Make People Sick?

I was well on my weekly way to completing a column, when the disquieting news about the Omicron variant in South Africa broke. 

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COVID Now: Who, and What, Needs a “Boost”?

COVID Now: Who, and What, Needs a “Boost”?

Once again, we find ourselves in a novel turn of this labyrinthine pandemic experience.

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Should You Take Aspirin?

Should You Take Aspirin?

In some ways, the recent reversal about aspirin- no, you should not take it for primary prevention of heart attack - could not have come at a worse time. 

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You Can Help Save the Amazon

You Can Help Save the Amazon

One hamburger at a time.

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COVID Worsens Obesity, Obesity Returns the

COVID Worsens Obesity, Obesity Returns the "Favor"​

We look on. Somehow, it's all politically correct.

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