Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 7pm BST

Lifestyle Medicine for Personal and Planetary Health

with Neha Pathak, MD, FACP, DipABLM

Hosted by Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist & Board Member of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK
(Awaiting CPD accreditation)

The presentation will describe how human health is intertwined with planetary health. We will explore how planetary disruptions, including climate change, threaten lifestyle medicine interventions. At the same time, the practice of LM presents an opportunity to improve the health of individuals, communities, and the planet. In this presentation, we will identify strategies to engage patients in behaviour change that protects human and planetary health.

What will I learn from this webinar?

  • Understand the severity of and urgency for addressing the planetary health and climate crises.
  • Describe how lifestyle medicine interventions improve the health of individuals, communities and the planet.
  • Explore strategies to incorporate LM prescriptions to protect the health of individuals, communities, and the planet with considerations for health equity.
Webinar: Lifestyle medicine for personal and planetary health with Dr Neha Pathak

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About the speaker

Neha Pathak, MD, FACP, DipABLM
Board of Directors ACLM and Chair ACLM’s Global Sustainability Committee
Founding Member, Georgia Clinicians for Climate Action Atlanta, Georgia

Neha Pathak MD, FACP, DipABLM is board certified in both internal medicine and lifestyle medicine and works as Chief Physician Editor for Health and Lifestyle Medicine and host of WebMD’s Health Discovered podcast. She reports on topics related to lifestyle, climate change, and environmental impacts on health for WebMD and Medscape, and is a regular contributor to Yale Climate Connections. She is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine board of directors and Chair of the Global Sustainability Committee.

Dr. Pathak is also a lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health where she facilitates coursework on climate change and health. She is a founding member of Georgia Clinicians for Climate Action. She has been invited to join the National Academy of Medicine’s Communicating about Climate Change and Health Project expert panel. Through all of her work, she hopes to educate healthcare professionals and the public about the health impacts of climate change and environmental pollution. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and children.

LinkedIn: neha-pathak-md

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This webinar lasts one hour including a Live Q&A.