Sunday, May 27, 2012

5/27-Exercise is Medicine

Edward M. Phillips, MD - Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationat Harvard MedicalSchool and Director of OutpatientMedical Services of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network in Boston, Massachusetts

Phillipsfounded and directs The Institute of Lifestyle Medicine (ILM) in the Departmentof Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School,

Additionally,Phillips is a Fellow of American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) and serveson the Executive Council that developed and leads the Exercise is Medicine™ global initiative. He is co-author ofACSM’sExercise is Medicine™, The Clinician'sGuide to the Exercise Prescription (Lippincott,2009) and is chair of theExercise isMedicine Education Committee.

Phillips is anactive clinician and researcher who speaks and consults nationally guiding a broadbased effort to reduce lifestyle-related death, disease, and costs throughclinician directed interventions with patients. The President’s Council onFitness, Sports and Nutrition has recognized both Dr. Phillips and the ILM withits Community Leadership Award. He appears on national media including GoodMorning America, ESPN radio, and in Time Magazine.

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