27 May 2020 Zoom Video Conference
About the Speakers
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr.
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.D. from Western Reserve University. In 1956, pulling the No. 6 oar as a member of the victorious United States rowing team, he was awarded a gold medal at the Olympic Games. He was trained as a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic and at St. George’s Hospital in London. In 1968, as an Army surgeon in Vietnam, he was awarded the Bronze Star.
Dr. Esselstyn has been associated with the Cleveland Clinic since 1968. During that time, he has served as President of the Staff and as a member of the Board of Governors. He chaired the Clinic’s Breast Cancer Task Force and headed its Section of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr Arvind Maheru, Psychiatrist
Dr Arvind Maheru graduated in Medicine from King’s College London. She has been a practising psychiatrist for over 20 years and has worked as a psychiatrist in the NHS with a focus on the areas of adult, old age and liaison psychiatry. She has a Masters in Psychiatric Research and has completed additional training in Motivational Interviewing for health behaviour change.
Life experience brought the power of whole food plant-based (WFPB) nutrition to life for Arvind. She also developed an interest in the application of nutrition to improve Mental Health. She and her family adopted a plant-based lifestyle in 2016 due to its multiple health benefits. She is keen to engage with the public, health professionals and policy makers to advocate for the power of a whole food plant-based diet at all stages of life.
This webinar lasts two hours including a Live Q&A.
6pm-7pm: Introduction and Presentation on The Nutritional Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease: Fact or Fiction? By Dr Caldwell Esselstyn
7pm-7.25pm: Patient Story by Psychiatrist Dr Arvind Maheru
7.25pm-8pm: Live Q&A with Dr Esselstyn