Dr. David Katz is a former Director of Medical Studies in Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, and former director of multiple courses at the Yale Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing. He currently provides guest lectures and periodic teaching at the Yale schools of medicine, public health, and nursing; and provides mentorship for both masters and doctoral thesis students at Yale, and other institutions, in MPH , PA, NP, ND, and MD programs.
Dr. Katz teaches at the Yale schools of medicine, public health, and nursing; and provides mentorship for both masters and doctoral thesis students in MPH, PA, NP, ND, and MD programs. Over the years, he has directed courses and provided instruction at every level of medical education from the first year of medical school, to residency training, to peer teaching. He is the recipient of awards in both classroom and bedside teaching from Yale University and Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. He was elected to the governing board of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine in 2002, and elected President of the Association in 2005. Dr. Katz helped develop and found one of the nation's first combined residency training programs in Internal Medicine & Preventive Medicine, and formerly served as the program's director. Dr. Katz currently co-directs a one-year post-doctoral residency program in Integrative Medicine at his center in Derby, CT. He has served as faculty mentor for NIH-funded post-doctoral research training; as a test question writer for the United States Medical Licensing Examination; and as a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges expert advisory panel on medical school education in weight management.
Yale School of Medicine
Dr. Katz served as the Director of Medical Studies in Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine between 1997 and 2005. During this time, he directed courses in Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health, Nutrition, and Biostatistics. Dr. Katz now provides invited lectures at the medical school, and two sessions on nutrition incorporated into an integrated physiology course.