David L. Katz MD, MPH

Clinical Instructor in Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine


Elected to the governing board of the American College of Preventive Medicine in 2002, and elected President of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine in 2004, Katz is a nationally recognized authority on the prevention of chronic disease, nutrition, and weight management.

Katz has authored nearly 100 scientific papers and chapters and 10 books to date. He is a syndicated health columnist for the New York Times; nutrition columnist to “O”, The Oprah Magazine; and a medical contributor for ABC News. For further information, see www.davidkatzmd.com


  • B.A., Dartmouth College , 1984
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine , 1988
  • M.P.H., Yale University School of Medicine , 1993

Selected Publication

  • Hartwig, K.A., Dunville, R.L., Kim, M.H., Levy, B., Zaharek, M.M., Yanchou Njike, V., and Katz, D.L. Promoting Healthy People 2010 through Small Grants. Health Promotion Practice, in press, 2006.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • America's Top Physicians, Preventive Medicine, Consumers' Research Council of America(2003-05)
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