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.
2017: Speakers were 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: Presentations were by 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: Speakers were 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.