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Panelist: David Katz, M.D., M.P.M., F.A.C.P.M.
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David Katz, M.D., M.P.M., F.A.C.P.M.

Author, The Way to Eat
Co-Founder and Director, Yale's Prevention Research Center

David L. Katz, M.D., MPH, FACPM, FACP is Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he Directs Yale's Prevention Research Center.  He is a board-certified specialist in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, and has been in clinical practice for 15 years.  He is a nationally renowned expert on nutrition and weight control, and has served as a consultant to the US Secretary of Health, the US Food and Drug Administration, the Florida Governor's Obesity Task Force, and the Ministries of Health in Canada and Israel.  Dr. Katz has published some 70 scientific articles and 7 books to date, including a nutrition textbook for clinicians, and a book for the public detailing skills and strategies for lifelong healthful eating and weight control, entitled The Way to Eat (Sourcebooks, 2002; ). A featured speaker in 2004 at the TIME Magazine/ABC News Summit on Obesity in Williamsburg, VA, Dr. Katz is also featured in an upcoming PBS special on the obesity epidemic hosted by Walter Cronkite, and a VH1 celebrity weight loss program to air in January, '05.  Dr. Katz is the nutrition columnist to 'O,' the Oprah Magazine, contributing a monthly column entiteld 'The Way to Eat.'  In early '05, he will be launching a nutrition column with the New York Times syndicate.  Dr. Katz lives in Connecticut with his wife, Catherine, and their 5 children: Rebecca, Corinda, Valerie, Natalia, and Gabriel.

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