Looking to spread the word on plant based diets? We have an expert! This week, we're joined by Dr. Laurie Marbas as she outlines the basics of a plant based diet and just how important telehealth can be for your patients. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. For access to CE/CME courses, become a member at LearnSkin.com
. Laurie Marbas, MD, MBA is a double board-certified family medicine and lifestyle medicine physician, who has been utilizing food as medicine since 2012. She was the first Managing Editor for the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. She is co-founder of Plant Based TeleHealth, focused on the prevention and reversal of chronic disease utilizing lifestyle medicine. She currently holds medical licenses in all 50 states and DC. She is also co-founder of Healthy Human Revolution, whose mission is to provide resources that help individuals successfully adopt and sustain a whole food, plant-based diet. Dr. Marbas received her dual degrees from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and TTU School of Business. She was awarded the TTU School of Medicine Gold Headed Cane Award, a symbol for excellence in the art of medicine and the care of patients. She wrote seven books while in medical school, six of which were in a series called “Visual Mnemonics.” These books used cartoons to help people memorize vast amounts of information—a system that helped her personally when she was a mom attending medical school. As a USAF veteran, she served in the Middle East and South America. She is also a wife, mom of three grown children, host of the Healthy Human Revolution podcast, author, speaker, and avid runner.