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.

 
Dealing with Long COVID...Today

Dealing with Long COVID...Today

I devoted the latter half of my 30-year clinical career to Integrative Medicine.

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Public Health and Drama: The Dose Makes the Poison

Public Health and Drama: The Dose Makes the Poison

Some years ago, I made what may be the most abject confession a public health professional can make: there is no public.

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Calories? The House Always Wins

Calories? The House Always Wins

I was privileged this past week to give a talk on weight control to the work force at the US House of Representatives. 

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Should COVID Cancel the Olympics (Again)?

Should COVID Cancel the Olympics (Again)?

For reasons less than perfectly clear to me, Yahoo Finance keeps inviting me back to talk not about finance, but about the pandemic and public health. 

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Sensible COVID Policies, Unmasked

Sensible COVID Policies, Unmasked

The new CDC guidance regarding mask use has seemingly propagated confusion and consternation in comparable measure.

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