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Ask a Doc: Addressing The Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Lifestyle Medicine Practice
This webinar will feature a unique question-and-answer format designed for those interested in implementing a Lifestyle Medicine practice. We've organized a panel of prominent, board-certified Lifestyle Medicine physicians who are successfully practicing the specialty and making a difference for patients in a variety of working environments. Dr. Sal Lacagnina will provide the perspective of a health care system administrator and clinician, Dr. Wayne Dysinger will represent private practice and Dr. Jennifer Shalz will represent physicians working within a health care system and collaborating with community health partners. Submit your questions prior to the webinar to education@lifestylemedicine.org with the email subject line: "Ask a Doc Webinar Question" so we can address your question live!

Jul 10, 2019 1:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Wayne S. Dysinger, MD, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM
Physician and CEO, Lifestyle Medical and Chair @American Board of Lifestyle Medicine
Dr. Dysinger is a lifestyle, preventive and family medicine physician who currently serves as CEO for Lifestyle Medical, a new model primary care concept that is built around Lifestyle Medicine principles. He is also Chair of both the ABLM and the IBLM, and Medical Director of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP). He is an active faculty at Loma Linda University and consults, teaches and participates in research on Lifestyle Medicine issues around the world. Dr. Dysinger is a past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and has worked in various capacities with the American Medical Association and the American College of Preventive Medicine. He was previously Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Loma Linda University, and has also worked in faculty, patient care and service capacities at Dartmouth and in Atlanta and Guam. He is a Fellow of the ACLM, ACPM and AAFP.
Jennifer T Shalz, MD, DipABLM
System Medical Director of Lifestyle Medicine @St Lukes Health System, Boise Idaho
Dr. Jennifer Shalz is an internal medicine physician who is the medical director of the St. Luke’s Health System Department of Lifestyle Medicine in southwest Idaho. She develops and directs programs that use lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. Currently these programs include Cardiac, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Rehab; Nicotine Dependence Treatment; Care Transitions; the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the South Meridian YMCA; and the Complete Health Improvement Program. She is board certified by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base. She’s practiced at various VA Medical Centers. She was a hospice medical director and worked in supportive oncology at a cancer center prior to joining St. Luke’s.
Salvatore Lacagnina, DO, DipABLM
System Medical Director of Wellness and Employee Health @Lee Health
Dr. Sal is the System Medical Director of Wellness & Employee Health for Lee Health in his role to educate, motivate and inspire healthy living. He practiced Internal Medicine from 1993-2010 when he assumed his new role. He is board certified in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and certified in Lifestyle Medicine through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. His practice now focuses on helping people become and stay well through healthy eating, regular exercise and lifestyle management. He and his family have been improving their own health via plant-based eating which he encourages his patients, family and friends to adopt. He teaches about the human benefits of plant-based nutrition as well as how this benefits the environment and saves animals from suffering. He exhibits passion about improving the health of the population of SW Florida and nationally by writing and lecturing weekly in the community about health & wellness.