Academic Presentations

Concord Hospital
Heart Wellness Group for Patients
with Chronic Heart Failure

Guest Presenter, June 1, 2016

"Medical Practice in an Era of Lifestyle Illnesses"

• A review of diet and lifestyle research for cardiometabolic diseases.

Harvard School of Public Health
Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives 2015
Continuing Medical Education Conference

Faculty Presenter, February 5-8, 2015

"Dietary Fats and Heart Health Revisited: Insights for Your Clinical Practice and Your Palate"

• Co-presented with cardiologist Stephen Devries, MD

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Guest Presenter, August 19, 2014

"Medical Education and Practice in an Era of Lifestyle Illnesses"

• A distillation of landmark publications that describe the history of nutritional epidemiology, the creation of diet and lifestyle medicine, and its relevance to medical education.

• More than 50% of the student body from classes 2017 and 2018 attended.

Harvard School of Public Health
Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives 2012
Continuing Medical Education Conference

Faculty Presenter, March 22-25, 2012

"Healthy Kitchens for Underserved Patients"

• A review of the evidence of dietary interventions for underserved populations

• Practical advice for adapting a healthful diet to a foodstamp budget of ≤ $4 per day

Community Wellness

The Dartmouth Institute
ReThink Health – Upper Connecticut River Valley
Community-based Health Initiative

Guest Teacher, August 6, 2016

• Taught a nutrition and hands-on cooking class to 30+ underserved individuals

Corporate Wellness

Ipswitch, Inc
330-person Information Technology Company

Manager of the Wellness Program, 2011-2012

• Designed and taught didactic and experiential wellness classes based on current evidence-based dietary recommendations combined with hands-on cooking classes