The McDougall 3-Day Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, California
weekends are held twice a year and are dedicated to broadening the
understanding of plant-food based nutrition and conservative medical
care. New opinions and research are presented to our sophisticated
audiences. Even though we call them "advanced study," these educational
events are designed for the benefit and enjoyment of those just
beginning on the road to better health, as well as medical and nutrition
professionals. Nor are participants expected to have attended a
10-day program before coming.
Introduction to the McDougall Advanced Study Weekends
Expert guests have included Dean Ornish, MD, Neal Barnard, MD, Henry
Heimlich, MD, and Howard Lyman.
The delicious foods served during the weekend dispel a common myth that
healthy foods are not satisfying or delicious. Attendees enjoy
all-you-can-eat buffet tables filled with Italian Lasagna, Mexican
Enchiladas and Burritos, Thai Noodles, Shepherd's Pie, salads and
There is no medical care offered during this weekend unless you are
already an established patient of Dr.
McDougall's. In that case follow-up visits can be arranged. For an extra
charge, basic blood tests (cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, and
thyroid function) can be done during this program.
Cost for the 3-day weekend, including meals and education (excluding
room), is $615 per person. Discounted room rates have been arranged.
Payments for this program are fully refundable until one week prior
to the beginning date. Please refer any questions to
email@example.com or call
(800) 941-7111 or (616) 874-8155.
Guest Speakers for the September 6 to 8, 2013 Advanced Study
Richard Wrangham, PhD Author of Catching Fire: How Cooking
Made Us Human
Peeke, MD Author of The Hunger Fix
Pam Popper Executive Director of The Wellness Forum
David Jenkins, MD, PhD Founder of the glycemic index.
Vegan researcher from the Department of Nutritional Sciences,
University of Toronto.
Robert Goodland - Senior Environmental Advisor to the World
Vijayshree Yadav, MD Principle Investigator for the Diet
and Multiple Sclerosis Study at OHSU.
Dan Piraro (cartoonist) Creator of Bizarro and vegan
Ellen Jaffe Jones (chef) Author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day-
- A Game Plan for the Budget Conscious Cook.
- Plus Michael Klaper, MD, Jeff Novick, RD, Doug Lisle, PhD,
and John McDougall, MD
The March 1 to 3, 2013 Advanced Study Weekend can be watched from the comfort of your office or
home via the Internet.
Guest Speakers for the March 1 to 3, 2013
Advanced Study Weekend:
- Michael Roizen, MD Co-author of YOU on a diet:
- Robert Whitaker -Author of Anatomy of an Epidemic.
- Chris Voigt Ate 20 potatoes a day for 60 days:
- John Abramson, MD Author of Overdosed America:
- Mark Gosselin, MD US News Top Doctor, OHSU professor on
Avoiding Unnecessary Medical Care
- Michael Greger, MD The Very Latest in Nutrition:
- Richard Oppenlander, PhD Author of Comfortably Unaware
- Francis Neelon, MD The Patient is the Focus of
Obesity, Diabetes, and the Glide-path to Health
- Don Forrester, MD Medical Director for Meals for Health
Curing United States "Healthcare"
- Jeff Novick, RD, Doug Lisle, PhD, and John
- Program Handout:
Healthy Cooking Made Easy: How To Succeed Without Really Trying!
By Jeff Novick, MS, RD
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