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Eleven ACLM members, including a Midland doctor, received grants at the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s annual conference for contributions to the growing field of lifestyle medicine, as detailed in a press release.
Padmaja Patel, MD, DipABLM, Midland Health of Midland was one of 11 ACLM members honored on November 5th during the conference, which reportedly attended more than 2,300 physicians, health professionals, medical professionals, health care leaders, Researchers and other leaders participated.
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine has honored 11 members with the prestigious ACLM award for excellence in lifestyle medicine and exceptional commitment to advancing the organization’s mission.
“I am very excited to congratulate the 2021 Fellow Class for demonstrating the highest standard of professional development and contribution to the rapidly growing field of lifestyle medicine,” said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM , in the press release. “This year’s award winners have shown themselves to be real leaders in pursuing our shared mission to advance evidence-based lifestyle medicine for the treatment, reversal, and prevention of chronic noncommunicable diseases.”
The 2021 class also included:
Jeni Shull Clayton, MD, MPH, DipABLM, Riverview Health, Noblesville, Ind.
David Donohue, MD, MS, FACP, Delaware Health, Wilmington, Del.
Susan Friedman, MD, MPH, AGSF, DipACLM, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Mahima Gulati, MD, MS, FACE, DipABLM, Middlesex Health, Middletown, Conn.
John Kelly, MD, MPH, LM Specialist, Lifestyle, Health Education Inc, Rocky Mount, VA; Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
Jessica Matthews, DBH, MS, NBC-HWC, DipACLM, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California.
John McHugh, MD, FACOG, DipABLM, Huntington and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Los Angeles, California.
Gia Merlo, Dr. Gia Merlo, MD, MBA, DipABLM, New York University (NYU)
Ifeoma Monye, MD, FRCGP, DipIBLM / BSLM, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
Michelle Thompson, DO, AOBFP, ABOIM, DipABLM, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center