Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance

p-margareteN. Margarete Ezinwa, MD, MPH
LMGA Director

Dr Margarete Ezinwa received her medical degree from The University of Auckland, New Zealand, before completing residency training in Family Medicine at Franklin Square, and Preventive Medicine at Johns Hopkins including fellowships at the World Health Organization where she worked with a multidisciplinary team creating International Partnerships for Patient Safety and strengthening the network of the WHO global collaborating centers, the Office of Global Research at the National Institute of Health where she initiated collaboration between New Zealand the the USA, especially in the area of OneHealth and looked at the problem of calorie rich micronutrient poor nutrition in the Cook Islands of the South Pacific and Center for a Livable Future where she worked with food policy groups identifying leverage points for health within the American food system.

Currently as Assistant Professor in Preventive and Family Medicine at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA, she combines her passions for assisting patients in lifestyle change for the treatment and prevention of Non-communicable disease at at an underserved clinic in San Bernardino, and teaching the next generation of Preventive and Family Medicine Residents global-local medicine.

As the LMGA’s Director, she brings her skills and enthusiasm in working towards the eradication of non-communicable disease through global collaboration, promoting simple sustainable lifestyle change.

Claire Wade-Hak, RDN
LMGA Manager

Claire is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, having studied nutrition because of her belief in the power of evidence-based, lifestyle medicine. Claire has experience in clinical nutrition, as well as community-based nutrition outreach and education. Claire also brings a background in program development and project management with non-profits. She is thrilled to be able to put her experience to use in supporting others in fully utilizing lifestyle medicine through global collaboration with the LMGA.

Essy002.jpgLMGA Coordinating Organization:
American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)
For more Information about LMGA Sponsorship and
Collaboration Opportunities, please contact
ACLM Executive Director Susan Benigas