Detailed Programme


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Day 1 | Friday, 5th November 2021
CET  Time Virtual Hall 1 Virtual Hall 2
09:45 – 10:00  Opening Ceremony & Welcome Addresses 
Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PHD
, President & Treasurer of ELMO (Switzerland)
Ioannis Arkadianos, MD, Vice President of ELMO (Greece)
Ioan Hanes, MD, Secretary General of ELMO (Belgium)
Jhony De La Cruz Vargas, MD, President of Latin American Lifestyle Medicine Association (Peru)

10:00 – 10:30  Keynote Lecture I  

Chair: Rabbanie Tariq, MD (India)

A live discussion with Bertalan Mesko, MD, PhD, Founder of the Medical Futurist Institute (Hungary)

10:30 – 10:45 15 Minute Break
10:45 – 12:45   Roundtable I: Covid & Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Prof. Dr. Robert Kelly (Ireland)

Prof. Dr. Robert Kelly (Ireland) | Covid and Long Covid Illness in Cardiology clinical practice Ireland in 2021 – Opportunities for Lifestyle Medicine
Andrée Rochfort, MD (Ireland) | Doctors Stress, Working Lifestyles and Factors in Medical Workplace Environment
Siva Poobalasingam, MD (Malaysia) | Lifestyle Intervention during Covid 19 For Mental Well being, stress resiliency and mindfulness
Elizaveta Kuznetsova, MD (Russia) | Lifestyle after Covid-19
  Workshop on Culinary Medicine: Cooking with and for Children  

Hosted By:
Ana Jorge (Portugal), Nutritionist, Founder of NutriHealth Coaching and Ana's Kitchen (Portugal)
12:45 – 13:00 15 Minute break
13:00 – 15:00   Round Table II: Environment & Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PhD (Switzerland)

Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PhD (Switzerland) | Chemical Contaminants in Food: Imagine your Patient Healthy (Safe) Plate
Prof. Dr. Doina Adina Todea (Romania) | Lifestyle impact and smoking cessation during COVID19 pandemics
Anh Nguyen, MD, PhD (United Kingdom) | Gene-environment interactions and human diseases
  Workshop on Behavior Change: Helping patients to design and apply long lasting lifestyle behavior change

Hosted By:
Prof. Dr. Robert Kelly (Ireland), Consultant in Cardiology & Lifestyle Medicine at UCD Beacon and Senior Lecturer in Lifestyle Medicine RCSI, Dublin (Ireland)
15:00 – 15:15 15 Minute break
15:15 – 17:00   Round Table III: Diabetes & Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Anca Hancu, MD, PhD (Romania)

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Roman (Romania) | Lifestyle’s role in diabetes prevention and its complications management
Prof. Dr. Hanno Pijl (The Netherlands) | Diabetes type 2 pathophysiology and Lifestyle Medicine interference
Prof. Dr. Aan Kharagjitsing (Belgium) | Lifestyle Medicine as a supportive management tool in Type 1 diabetes

Day 2 | Saturday November 6th, 2021
CET Time Virtual Hall 1 Virtual Hall 2
09:00 – 10:30   Oral Presentations I: Behavioral Change 

Chair: Ioannis Arkadianos, MD (Greece)

Beatriz Crespo-Ruiz, MD (Spain) | The Wellbeing Score®: Your Digital healthy habits passport
Rabbanie Wani, MD (India) | Lifestyle during the pandemic: a cross-sectional survey in subcontinent
Erna Wenus, MD (United States) | A New Stress Management Tool: Emotional Literacy
Dalal Alharbi (Saudi Arabia) | Health Promotion Intervention to Improve Lifestyle Behaviors Profile among Office-Based Workers: A Pilot Study


  Oral Presentations II: Mental Health & Multimodal LM Interventions 

Chair: Tatiana Popescu, MD (Romania)

Jumanah Essa, MD (Israel) | The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Medical Students’ Mental Health and Learning Abilities: A Cross-Sectional Study
Andrée Rochfort, MD (Ireland) | Doctors Stress, Working Lifestyles and Factors in the Medical Workplace Environment – a Scoping Review
Benno Krachler, MD, PhD (Sweden) | Medical Licensing Examinations in both Sweden and the US Favor Pharmacology over Lifestyle
Yannick Pots (Belgium) | Global Health Universities Should Preferably Be Created. Legal Constitution – For Transforming Global Health-Care resp. Health-Status/Health-Constitution
Yael Hasbani (Argentina) | Application, Effects and Well-Being Assessment from the Cardiofood Lifestyle Program: A Latin American Experience
10:30 – 10:45 15 Minute Break
10:45 – 12:30   Roundtable IV: Cardiology Perspectives in Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Prof. Dr. Carlos Van Miegem (Belgium)

Prof. Dr. Carlos Van Miegem (Belgium) | Epidemiology and pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure
Prof. Dr. Georgetta Vaidean (United States) | Lifestyle Medicine: is there a beneficial impact of nutrition on the prevention and regression of this disease entity
Prof. Dr. Davide Susta (Ireland) | Lifestyle Medicine: is there a beneficial impact of exercise on the prevention and regression of this disease entity


12:30 – 12:45 15 Minute Break
12:45 – 14:00   Keynote Lecture II  

Chair: Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PhD (Switzerland)

John La Puma, MD, founder of the Culinary Medicine Concept (United States) | EcoMedicine (Nature as Medicine): Plant Yourself in Better Health

14:00 – 15:15   E-Poster Viewing Session   
15:15 – 15:30 15 Minute Break
15:30 – 17:15   Round Table V: Sexual Health Perspectives in Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Elena Gopchuk, MD, PhD (Cyprus)

Roberta Peixoto, MD (Brazil) | Sexual health and lifestyle interventions after menopause
Elena Gopchuk, MD, PhD (Cyprus) | Lifestyle management in sexual wellbeing for women
Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium) | LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing through lifestyle interventions

17:15 – 17:30 15 Minute break
17:30 – 19:00   Round Table VI: Nutritional Perspectives in Lifestyle Medicine  

Chair: Ioannis Arkadianos, MD (Greece)

Ioannis Arkadianos, MD (Greece) | Nutrition, a basic pillar of Lifestyle Medicine and its importance for health
Anca Hancu, MD, PhD (Romania) | Lifestyle recommendations after menopause, nutrition focus
Stephen Hopson, MD (United Kingdom) | Nutrition & Periodontitis
  Workshop on Sexual Health: Fertility challenges, the role of lifestyle factors  

Hosted by:
Elena Gopchuk, MD, PhD Obstetrician Gynecologist, Founder of Women's Health Care Studio (Cyprus)
&
Ioan Hanes, MD Sexologist, Founder of the ELMO Certificate & ELMO Podcast (Belgium)

Day 3 | Sunday November 7th, 2021
CET Time Virtual Hall 1
09:00 – 10:45   Round Table VII: Physical Activity in Lifestyle Medicine 

Chair: Reka Vernes, MD (Hungary)

Prof. Sakkas Giorgos
(Greece) | Let’s get physical - a way of life
Reka Vernes, MD (Hungary) | The Medical Exercise Specialist – new member of the health care team
Rabbanie Tariq Wani, MD (India) | Physical Activity in Lifestyle Medicine
10:45 – 11:00 15 Minute break
11:00 – 13:00   Roundtable VIII: Lifestyle Medicine Initiatives in Europe 

Chair: Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium)

Ioan Hanes, MD (Belgium) | The ELMO Certificate Mentorship Program
Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PhD (Switzerland) | First lifestyle medicine clinic in Switzerland
Polina Starchenko (Belgium) & Karina Mocanu (Belgium) | ENSP Tobacco Dependence Treatment Programme
Jitka Brazova, MD, PhD (Czech Republic) | First lifestyle medicine clinic in Czech Republic
13:00 – 13:15 15 Minute break
13:15 – 15:00   Oral Presentations III: Physical Activity, Nutrition, Public Health & Reproductive Medicine and Sexual Health 

Chair: Anna Lengyel, MD  (Hungary)

Marianna Manolopoulou (Greece) | Intermittent Fasting: Not just another Diet; benefits of Intermittent Fasting on various diseases as well as longevity
Diane Cooper (Ireland) | Prime Time of Life’, A 12-Week Home-Based Online Multimodal Exercise Training and Health Education Programme for Middle-Aged and Older Adults
Jumanah Essa (Israel) | Mapping the Medical Educational Curriculum:  Need for More Lifestyle Medicine (LM) Teaching
Tagrid Morad, MS, MA (Czech Republic) | Life Writing Contribution to the Health of Indigenous Groups
15:00 – 15:15   Closing Remarks  
Stefania Ubaldi, MD, PHD, President & Treasurer of ELMO (Switzerland)
Ioannis Arkadianos, MD, Vice President of ELMO (Greece)
Ioan Hanes, MD, Secretary General of ELMO (Belgium)
16:00 – 16:30   ELMO ASSEMBLY