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Session Title: Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain – III: Nutrition with brain health and performance in mind
Speaker: Uma Naidoo, Doctor / Nutritional Psychiatrist, Harvard Medical School
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Short description: Using a coach approach, Dr. Naidoo will spend forty focused minutes on ways to assess, train, monitor, and sustain brain health, fitness and performance through nutrition. 

Bio: Dr. Uma Naidoo is a nutritional psychiatrist and serves as the director of nutritional & lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Naidoo trained at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and completed a consultation liaison fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Naidoo studied nutrition, and she also graduated from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts as a professional chef. She was awarded her culinary school’s most coveted award, the MFK Fisher Award for Innovation. Dr. Naidoo is regarded nationally and internationally as a pioneer in the field of nutritional psychiatry, having founded the first US hospital-based clinical service in this area. She is the author of the upcoming title, This is Your Brain on Food. With her passion for food and nutritional psychiatry, she will share her expertise on the integration of food, mental health, and medicine.