Dr. Ed James
Dr. Ed James drew inspiration from his personal experiences with healthy lifestyle changes, and in 2011 founded Heal2BFree (http://heal2bfree.com/) where he serves as President. Heal2BFree focuses on helping individuals, organizations and businesses to develop and implement action plans for healthy lifestyles, and is committed to closing the health disparities gap. Dr. James is the Healthy Lifestyle Expert for BlackDoctor.Org . He has given many presentations on this topic, including the 2011 National Medical Association Colloquium. He has hosted healthy lifestyle potluck dinners and regularly writes preventive health related articles. Dr. James has a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation and Cornell University. He received his BS in Biology from Bucknell University and earned his MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania as a participant in the Penn Med Scholars combined degree program. Dr. James completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the Stanford University Medical Center, as well as a Fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the New York University Medical Center. He is the primary author and co-editor of Getting into Medical School – A Planning Guide for Minority Students, which was published by Williams and Wilkins, Inc. This book has been a principal resource for many premedical students over the years. Dr. James currently lives in Virginia with his wife and family. He is a member of Alfred Street Baptist Church. Past Webinar: Funerals and Fried Chicken: Examining the Disconnect Between Organization Infrastructure and Preventive Health. March 14, 2012 - 8PM. www.anymeeting.com/learnforlife1.