About this Program
Welcome Aboard!
Downloadable Materials
Course Book Knowledge Quiz
Course Evaluation
Post-Course Survey

Meet the Faculty

Ted D. Barnett, MD, FACLM, DipABLM. Founding President and Board Chair, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute; Founder and CEO, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Group. Board Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) and Chair of ACLM’s Type 2 Diabetes Remission Task Force. Partner Borg and Ide Imaging, Rochester, NY.
An Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Barnett is known as the “High-tech doctor with low-tech solutions.” After being inspired by the work of Dr. Dean Ornish, he became personally plant-based in 1991. It was one of his best decisions!
Activity Director
Classes 1,2,3,5, and 9

Susan M. Friedman, MD, MPH, DipABLM. Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Director of Clinical Studies and Vice Chair, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute; Medical Director, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Group.
Dr. Friedman is a geriatrician and expert in healthy aging and behavioral change. Dr. Friedman is the lead author of the White Paper on Healthy Aging recently published by the American Geriatrics Society.
Classes 4 and 6

Carol Hee Barnett, PhD, JD. Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Course Book and Recipes

Robert Franki, MA. Communications Director and Jumpstart Project Manager, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Learning Management System Operation

The above faculty have all declared that they have no financial conflict of interest.


Nathaniel Barnett. Bachelor of Arts in Music, Yale University 2015. Masters in Choral Conducting degree candidate, Rutgers University 2021.
Music Director and co-founder Uncommon Music Festival
Theme Music

François Couperin, Composer
Les Baricades Mistérieuses (1717)


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