"Working to help add years to life, life to years"

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 well over half a million.

In 2015, Dr. Katz established the True Health Initiative 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.

Prevention Research Center
  130 Division St.
  Derby, CT 06418

(203) 732-7194


Organization: True Health Initiative Turn The Tide

Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner Is Real Food

Can We Say What Diet Is “Best”?

Obesity…Be Dammed!:
Knowing what to eat, with facts and realistic measures
If Lifestyle is the medicine, what is the spoon?
We Know What a Healthy Diet Is. Now Can We Stop Arguing About It?
Fruits and Vegetables as Preventive Medicine
Do Calories Count (3 of 4) with David Katz MD
TEDxMindStreamAcademy - Dr. David Katz - The Road to Health