The Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2024

Day One, Monday 9th September

This is our live, in person conference at the Fetal Medicine Research Institute in Denmark Hill, London. As well as enlightening talks and tasty food, there will be ample time to chat and network with colleagues and attendees.

Programme outline and speakers (please note the order may change and some speakers to be confirmed)

Monday 9th September 9.15-18.10

9:15-9:50 Registration and coffee
9:50-10:00 Welcome by Dr Shireen Kassam
10:00-11:30 Gut health Speakers:

Dr Alan Desmond – Food and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: can a plant-based diet help?

Despina Marselou – Managing IBD using a lifestyle approach

Dr Sunni Patel, PhD – Patient story


11:30-12:00 Break
12:00-13:30 Mental Health and Well‑being Speakers:

Dr Gemma Newman – Shifting to a positive mindset

Nivi Jaswal – Beyond Exhaustion: Unraveling the Metacrisis of Burnout

Other speakers to be confirmed


13:30-14:30 Healthy plant-based lunch
14:30-16:00 Weight Management Dr Soraya Pineda – title tbc

Dr Surabhika Lunawat – title tbc

Speaker tbc


16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-18:00 Behaviour change Dr Karen Maher – title tbc

Giuseppe Federici – title tbc

Andy Ramage – practical ways to reduce or give up alcohol


18:00-18:10 Summary and close

Ticket price:

Early bird:

PBHP members – £45.00

Non-members – £55.00

Full price:

PBHP members – £60.00

Non-members – £70.00

Price includes all refreshments, lunch and CPD certificate. Tickets are limited, so grab your ticket at the early bird price to secure your place.

N.B. IBLM candidates will be supplied with a special code to redeem their conference ticket.

Please join us if you are keen to learn more about the emerging practice of lifestyle medicine. These one-day conferences are for you if you are a:

Medical practitioner

Allied health professional

Individual looking to learn more for personal use

Both days are CPD accredited, with certificates issued after each day.

IBLM candidates must attend both days – the cost is included as part of your registration fee. All other delegates can choose to attend one or both events.