Dr. Dean Ornish, M.D.

The author of Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease, Eat More, Weigh Less and The Spectrum, he is a well-known advocate for using diet and lifestyle changes to treat and prevent heart disease. Dr. Dean Ornish is known for his lifestyle-driven approach to the control of coronary artery disease and other chronic diseases. He promotes lifestyle changes including a whole foods, plant-based diet, smoking cessation, moderate exercise, stress management, and psychosocial support. Ornish has been a physician consultant to former President Bill Clinton since 1993 and in 2011, President Barack Obama appointed Ornish to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health.