Lectures agenda

Lectures agenda2019-04-11T13:37:38+00:00



DAY 1 (Saturday): Obesity and its complications

9:00-9:20 Opening and welcoming speech
9:20-9:50 Itroductory Lecture: Two Perspectives
prof. dr hab. n. med. Artur Mamcarz & dr hab. n. med. Jarosław Pinkas
9:50-10:10 About Polish Society of Lifestyle Medicine – mission, vision and activity
dr n. med. Daniel Śliż & Alicja Baska
10:10-10:55 Keynote speaker: Susan Benigas (American College of Lifestyle Medicine)
Development of Lifestyle Medicine: Global Strategy and Perspectives
10:55-11:50 SESSION 1
Chair: dr n. o zdr. Wojciech Zgliczyński
An effective nutrition strategy in treatment and prevention of obesity
dr n. med. Agnieszka Jarosz
Dr. Ornish Diet – can you reverse the progression of lifestyle diseases?
dr n. o zdr. Damian Parol
11:50-12:15  Active break – Exercise is Medicine Poland | Coffee Break
12:15-13:00 Keynote speaker: Dr. Rob Lawson (British Society of Lifestyle Medicine)
Lifestyle Medicine Practice: Effectiveness of Shared Medical Appointments
13:00-14:15 SESSION 2
Chair:  dr n. med. Agnieszka Muszyńska, dr n. med. Marcin Wełnicki
Insulin resistance
dr n. med.  Alicja Karney
Rehabilitation and physical activity in obesity
dr n. med. Tomasz Chomiuk
14:15-15:00 Lunch break | Networking lunch for students “Lifestyle medicine at your campus”
15:00-15:45 Keynote speaker: Dr. Michael Klaper
Clinical Lessons from 35 Years of Lifestyle Medicine: Strategies for Disease Reversal
16:00-18:00 WORKSHOPS
Physical Activity on Prescription (dr n. med. Tomasz Chomiuk)
Plant-based diet during pregnancy (mgr Iwona Kibil)
Zoga (dr n. med. Grzegorz Srokowski)
Mindfulness (Michal Moniewski)
Stress management techniques (Hanna Rozenek, PhD & dr Marta Rzadkiewicz PhD)


DAY 2 (Sunday): Mental Health and Wellbeing

9:00-9:45 Keynote speaker: Dr. Hans Diehl (Lifestyle Medicine Institute)
Eat More, Weigh Less! Rational and Successful Weight Management
9:45-11:00 SESSION 1
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Top fitness trends 2019 American College of Sport Medicine (lek. Anna Mrożek, mgr Małgorzata Perl)
Physical Activity and Mental Wellbeing (lek. Magdalena Flaga- Łuczkiewicz)
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Pyramid for Mental Wellbeing (mgr inż. Iwona Sajór)
11:00-11:30 Active break – Exercise is Medicine Poland | Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 Keynote speaker: Dr. Luigi Maselli (Mediterranean Society of Lifestyle Medicine)
Helping patients to change behaviors by understanding the brain
12:15-13:30 SESSION 2
Positive psychology and health (dr hab. Ewa Gruszczyńska)
How to help people to change health behaviors? (dr Anna Januszewicz)
Motivational interviewing – helpful tool in a doctor’s office? (dr n. o zdr. Magdalena Łazarewicz)
13:30-14:30 Lunch break






Panel discussion

Food – from farm to table. Is there anything we should worry about?
prof. CMKP, dr hab. n. med. Jarosław Pinkas, Aleksandra Mrowiec (Polskie Stowarzyszenie Ochrony Roślin), mgr inż. Magdalena Siuba-Strzelińska (National Food and Nutrition Institute), Grzegorz Łapanowski (Szkoła na Widelcu Foundation)



Social Media – a new platform for health education? (dr n. med. Maja Herman)
How to talk about vaccines? (dr n. med. Paweł Grzesiowski)
How to read food labels? (mgr inż. Magdalena Siuba-Strzelińska)




The detailed agenda of the First National Congress of Medicine Lifestyle, which took place in Warsaw on April 21-22, 2018, is available here.

Video recap: click here.

nutrition in prevention and treatment | whole-food, plant-based diet | culinary medicine | physical activity prescription | communication with the patient | motivation | stress management | psychological well-being | sleep hygiene | interpersonal relationships | vaccinations | introduction of healthy habits | modern health education | evidence-based wellness