NICM HRI Webinar: The art and science of Lifestyle Medicine

Event Name
NICM HRI Webinar: The art and science of Lifestyle Medicine
2 December 2021
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Address (Room): Zoom webinar


NICM Health Research Institute presents Dr Sam Manger, General Practitioner; Senior Lecturer and Medical Educator, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University; and President of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM). Join guest seminar speaker Dr Manger as he discusses key research in Lifestyle Medicine, and its benefits and clinical use in optimising healthcare. ABSTRACT Lifestyle Medicine is growing in popularity amongst clinicians, public health professionals, healthcare executives, researchers, scientists and educators. In this presentation, Dr Manger will address why there is a need for this growing approach, explain what Lifestyle Medicine is, and highlight key studies in Lifestyle Medicine covering a broad range of physical and mental illness from depression to diabetes. He will also discuss its economic benefits, application in practice including health coaching, and the new models of health care delivery utilising Lifestyle Medicine.

Speakers: Dr Sam Manger, James Cook University

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Name: Natalie Connor

Phone: 0417 259 054

School / Department: NICM Health Research Institute