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The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) establishes and maintains the standards for assessing and credentialing physicians practicing lifestyle medicine.

ABLM delivers a positive impact on the healthcare
field by:

Setting and maintaining a global standard for lifestyle medicine

Establishing standardized language for lifestyle medicine protocols globally

Differentiating evidence-based lifestyle medicine professionals from non-evidence-based lifestyle medicine practitioners

Legitimizing the field of lifestyle medicine

Board Members

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Amy Mechley, MD

Board Chair

CEO, Integrated Family Care

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Jon Bonnet, MD

Board Member

VA Obesity & Lifestyle Medicine Physician

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Rich Rosenfeld, MD


Distinguished Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

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Brenda Rea, MD

Board Member

Physician at Loma Linda Health and Past Board Member, ACLM

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Jasdeep Saluja, MD

Board Member

Medical Director, Aroga Medicine BC, Canada

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David Lippman, MD

Board Member

Medical Director, Echo Community Health Care

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Meagan Grega, MD

Board Member

Chief Medical Officer at Kellyn Foundation

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Beth Frates, MD


President ACLM

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Susan Benigas


Executive Director, American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)

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Wayne Dysinger, MD


CEO, Lifestyle Medicine Solutions
Past Chair, ABLM

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Stephan Herzog

Executive Director ABLM/IBLM



Agnese Lapsa-Lešinske

Data Manager, ABLM/IBLM

Rebecca Deutsch, MS, DipIBLM

Certification Manager ACLM/IBLM

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Jill Waalen, MD

Question Bank and Exam Manager

Associate Professor Scripps Research Institute Family Medicine Physician, Psychometric Expert


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