RLMI and AARP host a FREE interactive national online event. This six part series discusses the immune system and features video presentations and live Q&A with Dr. Ted Barnett and other featured experts on Lifestyle Medicine and immunity. This program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from November 16 to December 9 from 5-5:45 pm EST. This program is not recorded.
Tues., November 23: Sleep Habits and the Importance of Sleep
As part of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Lecture Series and Rochester Area Vegan Society, on November 14, 2021, Caldwell Esselstyn, MD presented to a virtual) audience on How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.
Esselstyn is a Cleveland Clinic physician and surgeon who has authored several books and papers and is a global leader in the prevention and reversal of heart disease. He is also an Olympic Gold Medalist
As part of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Lecture Series and Rochester Area Vegan Society, on October 12, 2021, Neal Barnard, MD, Founding President of PCRM presented to a live (and virtual) audience on Fighting Menopause.
As part of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Lecture Series and Rochester Area Vegan Society, on September 26, 2021, Milton Mills, MD presented to a live (and virtual) audience on the Microbiome in Rochester, NY.
Mills is a physician who has worked with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to redress racial inequities in dietary recommendations. Dr. Mills is an intensivist (critical care/ICU) physician, actively practicing in the Washington, DC area. He speaks on a wide variety of topics, including the microbiome, the connection between diet and cancer, human anatomical adaptation to plant-based diet, and what the Bible has to say about diet, as well as connections between the civil rights movement and veganism. Note: This event was Zoom-recorded live in a park pavilion using 3 phone hotspots, without any WiFi available. We apologize for the intermittent outages.
Dr. Carla Hightower is a certified integrative health coach, workplace wellness consultant, and founder of Living Health Works. She provides wellness workshops and online courses to teach adults how to create healthy lifestyles with plant-based nutrition so that they can heal themselves, have more energy, and lead productive lives.
In her prior career, Hightower practiced anesthesiology for 21 years and observed that unhealthy food was responsible for most of the preventable, chronic diseases affecting her patients. Personally, she was inspired to become a health coach after overcoming her own prediabetes with plant-based nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Dr. Hightower joined RLMI’s Dr. Ted Barnett and Dr. Susan Friedman for a webinar presentation on Sunday June 13, 2021.