Conference Presentations 2018

Dear Conference Attendee,

Thank you for attending the 6th annual, International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. We hope you enjoyed the conference.

We were pleased to bring you the premier educational conference showcasing one of the most powerful concepts in disease prevention: a plant-based, whole foods diet. Conference sessions focused on the review of current and progressive scientific research, conveyed the impressive evidence of the disease prevention and reversal capabilities of a plant-based diet—an efficacious and virtually risk-free protocol.

Please see below the presentations from the 2018 Conference. We offer these files as an important and helpful resource and hope you find them educational. If you wish to use the slides you should ask permission of the presenter. If you should reference any of the content of the presentations, please make sure you credit the respective presenter.

Finally, there are a few presentations that were not made available. If you are interested in those presentations, please contact the specific presenter to request access to his/her presentation. Thank you for your cooperation.

Once again thank you for your attendance and we hope we fulfilled all of your expectations. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at 844-344-2123 or

Best in health!

Friday, September 14

Opening Dinner and Keynote
Healthcare Organizational Transformation: What’s Working and Why  
Scott Stoll, MD


Saturday, September 15

Lifestyle Choices and Inflammation: The Origins of Chronic Disease
Joel Kahn, MD

Caloric Density: A Simple Yet Powerful Concept
Anthony Lim, MD, JD

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Rheumatoid Arthritis, the Microbiome and the Science of Whole-Food, Plant-Based Intervention
Monica Aggarwal, MD, FACC

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Scientific Breakthroughs in Prostate Cancer, Telomeres and Plant-Based Nutrition
Dean Ornish, MD

Neurodietetics: The New Science of Lifestyle Intervention for the Mental Health Crisis
Richard Aiken, MD, PhD

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  The Standard American Diet is Bad for Bones and Joints: Observations in Surgery
Thomas D. Rosenberg, MD

Lipid Research: From Confusion to Clarity
David Jenkins OC, MD, FRSC, FRCP, FRCPC, PhD, DSc

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Culinary Wellness, Foundational Cooking Techniques for Taking Control of Health
Ken Rubin


Sunday, September 16

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Nutritional Research, Reductionism and PBN, A Recipe for Confusion ... Part 1 and 2
​T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Developing a New Algorithm that Includes Whole-Food, Plant-Based intervention in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Columbus Batiste, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Emerging Research Concepts for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis: Microbiome and Whole-Food Solutions
Saray Stancic, MD

Medication Management for Patients Eating a Plant-Based Diet
John Kelly, MD, MPH

Nutritional Endocrinology: Achieving Balance and Optimizing Function Through Targeted Dietary Strategies
Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN

Insulin Resistance: Understanding the Role of Diet in Treating and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes
Wes Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Panel Discussion: How Plant-Based Nutrition Optimizes the Physiology of World Class Athletes
Scott Stoll, MD 
Dotsie Bausch 
James Loomis, Jr., MD, MBA 
James Wilks


Monday, September 17

How Not To Die: Scientific Strategies for Maximum Disease Prevention (Large file: 193mb)
Michael Greger, MD

The Future of Food: Research Insights Into the Culture and Language of Food and Health
Richard Essigs

A Team Based Approach to Lifestyle Intervention
Rajiv Misquitta, MD, FACP

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE:  Lunch and Panel Discussion: Everyday Ideas for Your Practice
Scott Stoll, MD
Danielle Belardo, MD 
Andy Bellatti, MS, RD 
Michael Klaper, MD 
Laurie Marbas, MD, MBA