Detailed Scientific Programme


Day 1 | Friday October 7th, 2022
Time Ballroom AB Ballroom D
13:30 - 15:00 Workshop on Stress Management through deep breathing exercise

Hosted by:
Jana Yanova, MD (Czech Republic)  & Maria Yanova, MBChB ( UK)
Workshop on Behavior Change: Helping patients to design and apply long lasting lifestyle behavior change

Hosted by:
Prof. Dr. Robert Kelly, Consultant in Cardiology & Lifestyle Medicine at UCD Beacon and Senior Lecturer in Lifestyle Medicine RCSI, Dublin (Ireland)  
15:00 - 15:30 30 Minute Break
15:30 - 17:00   Workshop on:   How to establish an organizational culture that promotes physical and mental health & wellbeing

Hosted by:
Jumanah Essa, MD
(Israel) & Lilach Malataskey, MD (Israel)  
 Workshop on Sexual Health: Lifestyle interventions in couples with fertility challenges

Hosted by:
Ioan Hanes, MD Sexologist, Founder of the ELMO Certificate & ELMO Podcast (Belgium)
17:00 - 17:15 15 Minute Break
17:15 - 19:00 Oral Presentations I: Multimodal LM interventions
Chair: Kalliopi Kalaitzi MD (Greece)

Cvejic Jelena Helene (Serbia)
Workplace Health Promotion Through Lifestyle Interventions

Pluto-Pradzynska Agnieszka (Poland)
‘Medicus curat natura sanat’* - include nature into 6 pillars of Lifestyle Medicine to support immune system. *Hippocrates of Kos (460–377 B.C.)

Pots Yannick (Belgium)
Let Lifestyle As Key Be Thy Medicine For Increasing/Optimising Functioning/Flowing Duodenum/Triple-Heater For Perpetuum mobile positivum For Increasing/Optimising Global Health, Happiness, and Well-Being

Vamvakis Anastasios (Greece)
Lifestyle treatment of hypertension: compliance and results on blood pressure, endothelial and vascular function

Gokdemir Ozden (Turkey)
The Perception of the Medical Students on Impact of a Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum
Oral Presentations II: Nutrition and Dietetics
Chair: Ioannis Arkadianos, MD (Greece)

Gokdemir Ozden (Turkey) The relationship between breastfeeding behaviors of mothers with 0-3 years old children, their eating behaviors and weight status: A single-center study

Mantzorou Maria (Greece) Adherence to Mediterranean Diet and nutritional status in women with breast cancer: what is their impact on disease progression and recurrence-free patients’ survival?

Margetis Aggelos (Greece) Caloric Restriction in the Management of Cancer: Lessons from in Vivo Studies and Clinical Trials

Zanini Barbara (Italy) Covid-19 pandemic and eating habits among Italian adolescents: results from the online survey COALESCENT (Change amOng ItAlian adoLESCENTs).
19:00 - 20:30
Welcome Reception
Day 2 | Saturday October 8th, 2022
CET Time Ballroom EF
09:00 - 09:30 Opening Ceremony

Opening Addresses

Welcoming the Graduates of the European Lifestyle Medicine Certificate
09:30 - 10:45   Keynote Lecture  
Chair: Ioannis Arkadianos, MD, (Greece)

George Chrousos, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Endocrinology Emeritus (Greece)
Stress, Inflammation and Sleep
10:45 - 11:00 15 Minute Break
11:00 - 12:30 Round Table I: Nutrition
Chair: Ioannis Arkadianos, MD (Greece)

Ioannis Arkadianos, MD
(Greece)| Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular diseases  
Agnieszka Muszyńska, MD (Poland) |Obesity treatment - a place of lifestyle medicine in patient's care  
Anca Hancu, MD, PhD (Romania)| Anti-inflammatory Diets  
Prof. Ourania Kolokotroni, MD (Cyprus)|Obesity in Children
12:30 - 14:00 Round Table II: Physical Activity
Chair: Anca Hancu, MD (Romania)

Reka Vernes, MD
(Hungary)| Physical Activity Prescription in Chronic Conditions
Prof. Jason Aragon Castillo (Mexico) |Physical Activity in Older Patients  
Thiago Guimarães Osório, MD (Brussels)|Benefits of Physical Activity
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break & Poster Viewing
15:00 - 16:30 Roundtable III: Clinical Practice in Lifestyle Medicine
Chair: Prof. Dr. Carlos Van Miegem, MD (Belgium)

Prof. Dr. Carlos Van Miegem (Belgium)|Stress and the heart, a tale of two stories
Aarti Javeri Mehta, MD
(Dubai) & Dana Saeed, MD (Bahrain) |The role of Lifestyle Medicine in managing PCOS  
Tiina Hoffman
(Finland) |Listen to your heart: turning physiological data into lifestyle guidelines

Prof. Andrzej Mariusz Fal, MD
(Poland) | Pandemia, Crises & Healthy Living
16:30 - 17:15 Satellite Session I
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17:15 - 17:30 15 Minute Break
17:30 - 19:00 Roundtable IV: Sexual Health & Fertility  
Chair: Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium)

Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium) | Lifestyle causes in male infertility
Elena Gopchuk, MD, PhD (Cyprus) | Management of the Stress-Related Disorders of Reproductive & Sexual Health for Women
Prof. Georgeta Vaidean, MD, PhD (USA) | Opportunities in Adversity: The Role of Lifestyle Medicine in the Management of Cardiovascular Risk Post Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Prof. Michelle Tollefson, MD
(USA)Sexual Health and Lifestyle Medicine for Women
Time Ballroom D
 19:00 - 20:00
Day 3 | Sunday October 9th, 2022
Time Ballroom AB
Ballroom D
09:00 - 10:15 Oral Presentations III: Mental Health, Sleep, Behavior Change, Physical activity

Chair: Prof. Giorgios Sakkas (Greece)

Antohe Adriana (Romania)
Mental Health Continuum in adolescents and young adults – from crisis and disease to flow and performance

Bartolacci Ines (Argentina)
Risk Assessment of Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Obese People with Stop-Bang Questionnaire

Castela Forte José (The Netherlands)
A digitally enabled lifestyle intervention delivers positive changes in nutrition, activity, sleep and stress management health behaviors
De Nys Len (Belgium)
A systematic review and meta-analysis on the Combined Effects of Physical Exercise on Cortisol and Sleep in Adults.

Marconi Silvia (Italy)
Cooking Skills, Nutrition Knowledge and Eating Behaviours Among Italian Adolescents During COVID-19 Pandemic: Results from the Online Survey COALESCENT (Change Among Italian Adolescents)
Oral Presentations IV: Public Health, Technological Innovations in LM

Chair: Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium)

Gopchuk Elena (Cyprus)
Supportive Tools of Lifestyle Medicine in Rehabilitation and Treatment Protocols After Traumas, Injuries and Chronic Inflammation.

Marinescu Roxanne (Romania)
Community Measures based on Lifestyle Medicine

Shehata Bassante (Germany)
“We want people like you to talk to us about vaccinations”. Barriers and facilitators to vaccination among migrants in the state of Baden Württemberg, Germany: a qualitative study

Sirotin Nicole (United Arab Emirates)
Precision Prevention: A novel academic lifestyle medicine program combining proteomics and genomics for cardiometabolic and cancer risk stratification and reduction

Verpeléti Bence (Hungary)
Missed connections: the undervalued significance of high-definition medicine in personalized health preservation
10:15 - 10:30 15 Minute Break
CET Time
Ballroom EF
10:30 - 12:00 Roundtable V: The Role of Environment in Lifestyle Medicine  
Chair: Prof. Doina Todea, MD (Romania)

Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PhD (Switzerland)|Environment and Lifestyle Medicine: a new model of clinical consultation?
Prof. Doina Todea, MD
(Romania)| Is Sleep an Important Cornerstone in Longevity of Life?
Damiana Vulturar, MD (Romania) | Young adult`s perception about various tobacco products
Yohana Isabel De Gracia Hils
(Spain) |Thermal Medicine & Lifestyle Medicine. Forged to fight against Covid Sequels  
12:00 - 13:00  Keynote Lecture II 
Chair: Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium)

Giovanni A. Fava, M.D. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo (United States)
The Clinical Science of Euthymia
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break & Poster Viewing
13:30 - 14:00 Satellite Session II
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14:00 - 15:30 Roundtable VI: The Future of European Lifestyle Medicine
Chair: Prof. Robert Kelly, MD(Ireland)

Lilach Malatskey, MD (Israel) | Physicians Health & Well-being
Prof. Robert Kelly, MD (Ireland) | ELMO Diploma in Lifestyle Health Leadership and Coaching for Health Care Professionals
José Castela Forte, MD
(The Netherlands) | How digital health is revolutionizing preventive and population care
Prof. Giorgios Sakkas (Greece) | Master of Science in Lifestyle Medicine - An international Master under the auspice of ELMO
15:30 - 16:15 Closing Ceremony