Katz Corner2018-09-03T17:29:35-07:00

Katz Corner

Welcome to Katz Corner, the hot spot for everything Dr. Katz! Get to know the CPC’s Chief Medical Officer through his video blogs, presentations,  articles, webinars, photos, social media and more.


Dr. Katz is the Chief Medical Officer of the Community Pain Center, founding director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and the Founder and President of the non-profit organizations Turn the Tide Foundation and the True Health Coalition/GLiMMER Initiative. He is a recognized thought leader in nutrition, chronic disease prevention, health promotion, weight management and integrative medicine. His latest book is Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well.


Dr. Katz is also the father of five children and is married to neuroscientist Catherine Katz, PhD, creator ofCuisinicity, “where good food and good health come together.” Her website features hundreds of “loving food that loves you back” recipes and a blog that explores the Katz family lifestyle and tips for creating nutritious and delicious meals.


Both Dr. and Mrs. Katz have developed several programs to teach kids about the importance of choosing nutritious foods rather than the junk that is so widely advertised. Nutrition Detectives™ is an internationally recognized educational program targeting children of ages 5-14; ABC for Fitness™ encourages “kids to engage in physical activity bursts throughout their day in the classroom, without taking away valuable time for classroom instruction”; Unjunk Yourself® features three of the Katz children in inspirational music videos that motivate teens and tweens to make healthy choices to exercise and eat well..

Recent Posts


Sleep and its Effect on Health
Video Blog by Dr. David Katz

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Pain
Video Blog by Dr. David Katz

Patient Centered Care
Video Blog by Dr. David Katz