Dr. Michael Greger
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, M.D. is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous “meat defamation” trial. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times best seller. More than a thousand of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.
Keynote Lecture: Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death: “How Not to Die”
Dr. Greger will run through the 15 leading killers in the United States and explore the role diet may play in preventing, treating and even reversing our top 15 killers:
- Heart disease
- COPD (such as emphysema)
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Kidney failure
- Respiratory infections
- Blood infections
- Liver failure
- High blood pressure
- Parkinson’s disease
- Swallowing problems
Ask the Doctor: Q&A Session with Michael Greger, M.D.
Spend an intimate afternoon with plant-based guru Dr. Michael Greger. Now that you have a wealth of new information regarding the benefits of the plant-based lifestyle, you must have many important nutritional questions. Get the answers from one of the world’s foremost authorities on the details of vegan nutrition.
Panel Q&A: Cruisin’ for Knowledge ‒ Using a Plant-Based Diet to Support Health and Avoid Risks with Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Michael Klaper hosted by Sandy Pukel
Don’t miss this motivational, inspiring and informative Q&A with plant-based diet luminaries Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Dr. Joel Kahn and Dr. David Blyweiss facilitated by cruise director Sandy Pukel. This is your chance to get all your questions answered. Whether you have been practicing a plant-based lifestyle for years or are just getting your feet wet, these experts can take you to the next level. Get the real scoop on living well, eating well and taking control of your health.
Lecture: Making Yourself Heart Attack Proof by Treating the Cause of Coronary Artery Heart Disease, Part 2
This presentation will chronicle my initial research and subsequent clinical strategies which can prevent, arrest and reverse heart disease. This segment will also review the added benefit of reducing the likelihood of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, peripheral vascular disease, ED, and many of the common cancers with plant-based nutrition.