Co-Founder & CEO, Platejoy Inc.
Amirkaveh Mojtahed, MD
Staff physician, Gastroenterology and Motility studies, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Medical Group
Brenda Schmidt, MA, MS
President & CEO Solar Health, Inc.
AAOHN 1.05 | AAFP 1.0 | ACSM 1.0 | CDR 1.0 | NCHEC 1.0 (advanced)
The effectiveness of lifestyle change programs on diabetes, obesity and other chronic conditions has driven new innovations in health promotion, allowing practitioners and employers to offer programs tailored to their population’s unique risk factors. This session will review the efficacy of personalized wellness programs in a range of health settings, including diabetes prevention, gastrointestinal disorders and weight loss. It will also include examples of how employers and health practitioners are using these new technologies to improve patient outcomes, increase engagement and reduce healthcare spend
Christina Bognet (Moderator) is the founder and CEO of PlateJoy Health, which designs personalized lifestyle change programs to prevent chronic disease, including its CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program. She graduated from MIT with a degree in neuroscience and conducted research at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Amirkaveh Mojtahed, MD, is staff physician, gastroenterology and motility studies, at Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Medical Group. Dr. Mojtahed completed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center and graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Christine Fallabel, MPH, is the Mountain Region Director of State Government Affairs and Advocacy for The American Diabetes Association. She has been living with type 1 diabetes for 18 years. She received her Master’s in Public Health from Temple University and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware. She lives in Denver, Colorado