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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Committee on Plant-Based Health & Nutrition

2021 SUNY Distinguished Academy Webinar on Health & Wellness in the Age of COVID

2-hour inaugural webinar from the SUNY Distinguished Academy on Health and Wellness in the Age of COVID: A Call to Action for Higher Education, featuring Richard Rosenfeld as Emcee and Moderator, with addresses by SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University President, Wayne Riley, and presentations by T. Colin Campbell, Susan Benigas, Sharon Brangman, followed by a SUNY Downstate Student Panel with Ayanna Besson, Gabrielle Estevez-Inoa, Jigar Govind, and Lora Stoianova.

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2021 Presentation on Live Long and Stay Healthy

22-minute presentation featuring Richard Rosenfeld, Distinguished Professor at SUNY Downstate and Chair of the Committee on Plant-based Health and Nutrition, discussing 6 simple behaviors to live long and stay healthy

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2021 Presentation on Live Long and Stay Healthy

22-minute presentation featuring Richard Rosenfeld, Distinguished Professor at SUNY Downstate and Chair of the Committee on Plant-based Health and Nutrition, discussing 6 simple behaviors to live long and stay healthy

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2021 Presentation on Myths and Facts of Plant-based Eating

 

20-minute presentation featuring Richard Rosenfeld, Distinguished Professor at SUNY Downstate and Chair of the Committee on Plant-based Health and Nutrition, dispelling common myths about plant-based eating

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2020 Presentation on Eating for Health and Longevity

25-minute presentation featuring Richard Rosenfeld, Distinguished Professor at SUNY Downstate and Chair of the Committee on Plant-based Health and Nutrition, with pragmatic advice eating for health and longevity

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2020 Webinar on Racial Health Disparities and Nutrition Policy

90-Webinar featuring Milton Mills, an urgent care physician in the Washington DC area and prior Associate Director of Preventive Medicine and National Advisory Board member for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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2020 Webinar on Get in the Driver's Seat of Health with Plant-Based Nutrition

90-Webinar featuring Michael Greger (Nutrition Facts.org) and Susan Benigas (American College of Lifestyle Medicine

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2020 Conference on Plant-Based Health and Nutrition

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2019 Conference on Plant-Based Health and Nutrition

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Conference Brochure

Full Conference Brochure: Introduction, Objectives, Agenda, Speaker Profiles, and Sponsorship Information

Video replays of Conference Presentations

Welcome and Introduction: Elizabeth Helzner and Richard M. Rosenfeld (3 minutes)

Advocacy for Plant-Based Nutrition: Wayne J. Riley and Eric L. Adams (18 minutes)

The Truth About Food (Keynote Presentation): David L. Katz (74 minutes)

SUNY Downstate Position Statement on Plant-Based Health & Nutrition: Richard M. Rosenfeld (19 minutes)

A Plant-Based Diet for Your Heart: Robert Ostfeld (54 minutes)

You Are What You (Don’t) Eat: The Psychology of Plant-Based Nutrition: Daniel Rosenfeld (14 minutes)

Panel 1: Overcoming Barriers to Dietary Change: Omowale Adewale, Diego Ponieman, Mereliz Ortiz, Richard M. Rosenfeld (moderator) (49 minutes)

Panel 2: Overcoming Institutional Barriers to Implementation: Lianna Levine Reisner, Ruth Stanislaus, Rachel Atcheson (moderator) (35 minutes)