Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH

Bio

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 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.

Dr. Katz 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. Recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease, he has a social media following of roughly 650,000.

In 2015, Dr. Katz established the True Health Initiative (http://www.truehealthinitiative.org) to help convert what we know about lifestyle as medicine into what we do about it, in the service of adding years to lives and life to years around the globe.

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David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM
Director, Prevention Research Center
Yale University School of Medicine
President & Founder
Turn the Tide Foundation
www.turnthetidefoundation.org

Prevention Research Center
130 Division St.
Derby, CT 06418
Phone: (203) 732-7194
Fax: (203) 732-1264
Katzdl@pol.net; david.katz@yale.edu
Administrative assistant: Helen Day: helen.day@yalegriffinprc.org
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Location:

  • Derby, CT

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    Which Medications Affect the Absorption of Vitamin B12?

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    What Is the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of Vitamin B12?

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    What Are Health Benefits of Vitamin D?

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    How Can You Cut Calories Without Eating Less?

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    Dr. David Katz - Cutting Calories

    You don't have to eat less or give up tasty food in order to cut calories. In this video, Dr. David Katz reveals his favorite way to cut calories by choosing the right foods.
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    Sharecare's Make a Change Challenge #1-Cut Calories

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    How Should My Vitamin B12 Levels Be Measured?

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    How Is Vitamin B12 Deficiency Treated?

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    What Foods Are Rich In Vitamin D?

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    How Does the Flu Shot Prevent Me From Getting the Flu?

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    How Much Vitamin D Do I Need Each Day?

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    How Does Ginseng Work?

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    Is There a Natural Way to Prevent the Flu?

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    When Would I Need to Get Vitamin B12 Shots?

    There are valid reasons for a person to get vitamin B12 shots. In this video, preventive medicine specialist David Katz discusses the specifics.