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Tue, Aug 23


Breast Cancer

Dinner With a Doc - Dr. Mussallem

Topic Breast Cancer Awareness $Free

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Dinner With a Doc - Dr. Mussallem
Dinner With a Doc - Dr. Mussallem

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Breast Cancer

About the event

Join us as we talk with Dr. Mussallem about breast cancer awareness and how nutrition can help. 

Dr. Mussallem is a consultant in the Department of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a diagnostic breast specialist at The Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health and serves as Medical Director for Mayo Clinic Florida Lyndra P. Daniel Center for Humanities in Medicine. Dr. Mussallem is double-board certified, including a board certification in Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Mussallem was recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in integrative oncology in 2021. 

She has over 25 years of patient-centered clinical wellness experience with international recognition in the field of breast medicine, lifestyle medicine, integrative oncology, cancer prevention, and cancer survivorship, and a unique personal experience as a stage IV cancer patient diagnosed three months into medical school, as well as a heart transplant recipient in 2021. She shares that her journey as a patient cultivated her boundless energy and deep purpose to help guide patients toward renewed vitality. 

In 2015, she founded the Integrative Medicine and Breast Health Program at Mayo Clinic Florida, a patient-centered program that works with breast cancer patients during and after a breast cancer diagnosis, introducing them early on to the importance of lifestyle optimization and evidence-based mind-body practices alongside conventional cancer treatments with a goal to reframe the cancer diagnosis as a “teacher of life,” leading patients to discover renewed vitality through healthier living. She is also program director for Lifestyle Medicine Residency Training curriculum with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine that teaches medical residents across the Mayo Clinic enterprise the pillars of lifestyle medicine.

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