David Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is an authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and a leader in integrative medicine and patient-centered care. He is a board certified specialist in both Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and Associate Professor (adjunct) in Public Health Practice at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Katz is the Director and founder (1998) of Yale University's Prevention Research Center, Director and founder of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital (2000) in Derby, CT, and founder and president of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation. He was formerly the Director of Medical Studies in Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine for eight years.
Katz has published over 100 scientific papers, numerous textbook chapters, nearly a thousand newspaper columns, and 12 books to date.
When the Atkins Diet took off into the stratosphere, every supermarket stocked low-carb foods. Nutrition expert David L. Katz wants to achieve the same thing with healthy foods generally.
When it comes to preventing chronic disease, the gap between knowledge and action belies the notion that knowledge is power, according to health expert David L. Katz.
Weight management expert David L. Katz criticizes technological advances that have created lifestyles at odds with physical activity and healthy diets.
Health expert David L. Katz discusses the complexity of nutrition and how he became interested in preventative medicine.