Micaela Karlsen

Micaela Karlsen, PhD, serves as Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Economic Research Consortium from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Lifestyle Medicine Institute, as well as co-investigator on the Adhering to Dietary Approaches for Personal Taste (ADAPT) Study from Tufts University. She is the author of A Plant-Based Life and a contributor to the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, Micaela created and maintains PlantBasedResearch.org, an online library of original, peer-reviewed research studies relevant to plant-based nutrition, as well as SustainableDiet.com, a 3-month transition program for supporting successful and permanent transitions to plant-based diets. Her expertise is in dietary patterns, plant-based nutrition and nutritional adequacy, and predictors of successful behavior change. She holds a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and a Masters degree in Human Nutrition from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Education

MSPH, Human Nutrition

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

BA, Psychology

Cornell University

PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology

Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Expertise

Obesity

Epidemiology

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MicaelaKarlsen

Micaela Karlsen

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PhD, MSPH

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mkarlsen@une.edu

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