PBNSG Past events

Each year, we host guest speakers who have distinguished themselves as leaders of the whole food plant-based movement and events of interest to PBNSG members. The videos of many of these meetings are posted below.  

2018: Joel Fuhrman, MD; Joel Kahn, MD; Caroline Trapp, DNP; Robert Ostfeld, MD; Paul Thomas, MD; Tim Kaufman (Fat Man Rants); Jason Cohen (Big Change The Film); Lucy Sternburgh, PhD; Ruth Lerman, MD; Robert Breakey, MD; Dr. Elizabeth Swenor, DO; T. Colin Campbell, PhD; Caldwell Esselstyn; Ann Esselstyn; Josh LaJaunie; Michael Dangovian, DO.

2017: Joel Kahn, MD; Robert Breakey, MD; Michael Dangovian, DO; Rip Esselstyn; Kim Williams, MD; Adene Keller, RN; Jamie Qualls, DO, MPH; John Mackey, founder Whole Foods Market; Pam Popper, ND; Neal Barnard, MD; Doug Lisle, PhD; and PBNSG’s Doctors Teaching Doctors professional seminar presented by Robert Breakey, MD; Elizabeth Swenor, DO; Caroline Trapp, DNP; and Joel Kahn, MD. 

2016: John McDougall, MD; T. Colin Campbell, PhD; Caldwell Esselstyn, MD; Julieanna Hever, RD; Lani Muelrath, author; Joel Fuhrman, MD; Pam Popper, ND; Howard Jacobson, PhD; Michael Dangovian, DO; Joel Kahn, MD; Robert Breakey, MD with Tarman Aziz, MD and Anna Rusinowski, health coach; Rich Roll, athlete and author; Garth Davis, MD; and Chef AJ. 

2015: Caldwell Esselstyn, MD; Pamela Benitez, MD; Neal Barnard, MD; Paul Krause of VegMichigan; Joel Kahn, MD; Dustin Rudolph, PharmD; Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD; chef Amber Poupore; Tom Rifai, MD; chef Katie Mae, MS; Emily Camiener, MPH, RDN; Barry Franklin, PhD; Caroline Trapp, DNP; and Michael Greger, MD. 

2014: Beginning in February 2014, Paul Chatlin and Joel Kahn, MD, hosted the first meetings. The next guest speakers were Adene Keller, RN with heart attack survivor Sharon Kintz; Kerrie Saunders, MS, LLP, PhD; Rip Esselstyn, former triathlete, firefighter, and author; Barry Franklin, PhD; Marc Ramirez, former UM football player; and health coach Mary Pietras. 


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