Dr. David Katz

David L. Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is an Associate Professor (adjunct) of Public Health and Director of the Prevention Research Center at the Yale University School of Medicine.  He earned his BA from Dartmouth College, his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health.  A board-certified specialist in both Internal Medicine & Preventive Medicine, Dr. Katz has twice been recognized as one of America’s Top Physicians in  Preventive Medicine by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. 

An expert in weight management, nutrition, and chronic disease prevention, he has served as an advisor on obesity control to the US Secretary of Health, the Commissioner of the US FDA, the ministries of health in Canada and Israel, and the National Governors Association.  Dr. Katz is the founder and director of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT, and the founder and president of Turn the Tide Foundation, Inc, a non-profit foundation dedicated to reversing trends in obesity and related chronic disease.  The author of nearly 100 scientific papers and chapters, and 11 books to date, Dr. Katz is the nutrition columnist to ‘O,’ the Oprah Magazine, a syndicated health columnist for the New York Times, and has served as a Medical Contributor for ABC News. 

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