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[CPD Certified Webinar] Public Health Nutrition with special guest lecturer Dr David Katz

About this event

Here is your chance to discover revolutionary approaches to public health nutrition from Dr David Katz himself, which will not only grow your knowledge but also help you effectively support your nutrition clients.

When you complete this CPD/CEU certified webinar, you will learn:

  • Guiding principles of public health nutrition
  • Components of dietary assessment
  • What makes good (and poor) diet quality
  • Methods for evaluating diet quality
  • Applicability and usability of Diet ID
  • Public health guidelines and the future of nutrition
  • Food chain, sustainability, and planetary health

You have the option of claiming your CPD Certificate, which you can add to your CV when you complete this webinar!

Ready to gain insights from Dr Katz that can transform your practice?

We've considered the many questions from you to Dr David Katz, so expect this webinar to be PACKED with answers and insights!

  • What information should nutrition pros need to capture from clients when analysing a diet?
  • What are according to Dr Katz the key components of good diet quality?
  • What are some signs of poor diet quality?
  • What should we look for when looking at a client's dietary patterns?
  • What are some guiding principles of public health nutrition?
  • What is the research behind Diet ID, its validity and reliability?
  • Why is planetary health an element of public health?

Furthermore, we will get Dr Katz's perspective on questions such as:

  • What does the True Health Initiative project involve?
  • What is the compounded effect of overall diet (rather than single nutrients or foods in isolation)?
  • What does the future of nutrition look like according to Dr Katz and his team?
  • How do the current dietary guidelines for Americans and guidelines around the world compare?
  • How do we work with the discrepancies between the various national guidelines?
  • How do we know which of the various dietary approaches to consider for clients? (e.g. Mediterranean, plant rich, plant based, pescatarian, vegan, vegetarian, ketogenic...)?

Expect an exceptional session with one of our most prominent guest speakers yet, and remember you have the option of claiming your smart CPD certificate when you complete this webinar!


David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM is a world-leading specialist in Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, with particular expertise in nutrition.

He earned his BA at Dartmouth College (1984); his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). He completed sequential residency training and board certification in Internal Medicine (1991) and Preventive Medicine/Public Health (1993).

  • Founder and former director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (1998-2019)
  • Past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • President and Founder of the non-profit True Health Initiative
  • Founder and CEO of Diet ID, Inc.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Morse College, Yale University.

The recipient of numerous awards for teaching, writing, and contributions to public health, David Katz was a 2019 James Beard Foundation Award nominee in health journalism, has been a widely supported nominee for the position of U.S. Surgeon General, and has received three honorary doctorates. His most recent book, How to Eat, co-authored with Mark Bittman, is a 2021 IACP Awards finalist.

David Katz has an extensive media portfolio, having served as

  • a nutrition columnist for O, the Oprah Magazine
  • an on-air contributor for ABC News/Good Morning America

... and with appearances on most major news programs and contributions to most major magazines and leading newspapers, including OpEds in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He is one of the original 150 “Influencers” selected by LinkedIn and has a social media following of nearly one million.

He holds multiple US patents, has over 200 peer-reviewed publications, has published many hundreds of online and newspaper columns, and has authored/co-authored 19 books to date including multiple editions of leading textbooks in nutrition, preventive medicine, and epidemiology.

His career-long focus has been the translation of science into action for the addition of years to life, and life to years, and on the confluence of human and planetary health.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    David Katz Award-Winning Best-Selling Author and Researcher; Founder of True Health Initiative, and Diet ID

  • Team member
    Alex Ruani Chief Science Educator @ The Health Sciences Academy

  • Team member
    Maurice Castelijn CEO @ The Health Sciences Academy

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