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