David L. Katz

David Katz is the founding (1998) director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center. He received his BA from Dartmouth College in three years in 1984, his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in ‘88, and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health in ‘93. He is a two-time diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and a clinical instructor in medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. He has published roughly 200 scientific papers and chapters, more than a thousand columns, and authored 15 books to date.

Profession and title: 
Director, Prevention Research Center

Dr. Katz is into health promotion, equestrian pursuits, creative writing, philosophy, carpentry, inventing, skiing, and journalism.

Areas for involvement with Morse students: 
Advising and mentoring for upperclassmen
Career advising
Connecting students to internships or other opportunities
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