Mar 29, 2022
Welcome to the third episode in the Food as Medicine series of the Behavior Change Architect Podcast. In today’s episode, we are welcoming back Dr. Shurney to discuss how this all impacts our clients, our populations, and ourselves. What can we do to turn our knowledge of food as medicine into better health and wellbeing?
We welcome back Dr. Dexter Shurney, the president of the Blue Zones Wellbeing Institute, our sponsor for this series. As a thought leader in this field, he brings us practical resources for how food as medicine can be incorporated into our programs and our lives.
IN THIS EPISODE:
Blue Zones Well-Being Institute President
Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM
Dr. Shurney leads the work of the Blue Zones Well-Being Institute as a “living lab” to create and codify best practices that can be replicated across regions to improve the health and wellness of communities. He ensures the capitalization of local opportunities and enhances the strength of the Blue Zones portfolio to serve communities of greatest need.
A frequent speaker often recognized for his thought leadership on health disparities research and innovative healthcare business models, Dr. Shurney is immediate past-president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) and continues as one of its representatives to the AMA House of Delegates and Executive Board Committee. He also serves on numerous other boards, including the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP), and Population Health Alliance (PHA).