As an innovative global leader in lifestyle medicine, Liana Lianov has advanced the movement for integrating positive
psychology into health care. She led the development of the organic lifestyle medicine cote competencies for physicians and
health professionals, which have recently been expanded to include positive psychology-based knowledge and skills.
Dr. KeriLyn is Board Certified Internal medicine, Fellow Integrative Medicine, Fellow Institute of Functional Medicine, she works at University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix AZ. She runs a center for Integrative Medicine and Health, offering personalized holistic mind-body medicine, education and total wellness.
Dr. Antonio Monteiro dos Santos is a California and Brazilian Licensed Psychologist, who holds a Ph.D. from International College, Los Angeles-USA in Clinical Psychology and Organizational Development and Post-Doctoral degree in Psychopharmacology from Alliant University in San Diego-USA. He is an international member of the American Psychological Association-APA, Co-Director of the Carl Rogers Annual Conference and PCP Academy-La Jolla, CA, and President of the International Institute for Mindfulness Inner Peace-IIMPAZ, Brazil. He worked directly with Dr. Carl Rogers, was a visiting professor at the University of Vienna, and worked as a psychologist at USCD, San Diego, CA. His forty years of experience as a psychologist help him develop a psychological protocol for pre and post-surgery to help the patient cope with stress, develop a positive mindset, and cultivate healing emotions. Dr. Santos’s book on the healing moments of psychotherapy explores the importance of the relationship between doctor and patient as an essential element to healing. His research into the power of silence led him to spend from one day up to three years in silence. His interest lies in helping people to awaken their inner strength and power based on their inner wisdom. He is a student of life-style medicine, and his interest in it is related to happiness, healing, and wisdom, helping patients actualize themselves.
Dr Nicole Solomos is a dual board certified physician in Sports Medicine (Family Medicine) and Lifestyle Medicine, currently practicing in Westchester County NY. She has been recognized by Westchester Magazine as a Top Doctor in Sports Medicine. As a physician in an Orthopedic Practice, her lifelong passion for athletics and fitness have helped her relate to patients with injuries or musculoskeletal limitations. Dr. Solomos is also an Osteopathic Physician. Her osteopathic training gives her even further expertise in the knowledge and treatment of the musculoskeletal system. Lifestyle Medicine was a natural fit for Dr. Solomos. Suffering from autoimmune diseases herself, she realizes that lifestyle changes are essential for the optimization of health of the body, mind and spirit. Dr. Solomos employs the principles of Lifestyle Medicine with her patients on a daily basis and recognizes the importance of these principles to achieving whole health.
Dr. Yashoda Bhaskar is a double Board Certified physician in Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. She graduated from medical school in India and moved to the US after she got married almost 30 years ago.
Qasim Ali Shah is a Pakistani trainer, author and an influential speaker. He did Chemical engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. However, later he left engineering and Central Superior Services (CSS) in persuasion of becoming author, trainer and influential speaker.
I am a Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician. Following graduation from King Edward Medical University, I worked in Radiology Department. While working in CT scan and other sections of radiology i came across so many patients suffering from carcinoma and were helpless. This phase of my life made me realize the importance of Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine .I did certification from American College Of Lifestyle Medicine. I also did certification from Harvard University and Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar. I actively Participate in oversight and implementation of public health , research and community programs. Currently i am running my own online clinic and trying to treat and reverse chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension with Lifestyle modification.
Dr. Shamylla Samad a family physician, Dr Samad recognizes the importance of good nutrition as fuel for the body and quality social interactions, that offer fulfilment and positivity; There is a growing body of evidence that shows by taking the steps based on lifestyle principles to nourish your body and mind, this can prevent illness. For too long medicine has been about issuing prescriptions. We know that drugs alone are not enough. It is time for the tide to change and for education to help individuals realize that they are in ultimate control of their health. Dr Samad started her career as a Pharmacist. She has always expressed an interest in nutrition and health. She completed her Masters dissertation in Nutrition. She went on to complete her Medical Degree from the University of Manchester. Since qualifying as a family physician (GP), she has helped many patients’ loose weight and improve their health markers with lifestyle change alone. She is an Ambassador for the Public Health Collaboration, which promotes the concepts of lifestyle medicine and better nutrition. She is involved in roadshows to help educate people on the principle that food is medicine. She has completed her DipIBLM and is enthusiastic to help convey the lifestyle message widely. She states ‘If we can keep as many people as well as possible, it will increase their quality of life and reduce early mortality and disease burden. It will also mean that the remaining populations can obtain better access and better quality of healthcare.’ She holds a keen interest in remission and prevention of lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes and obesity.
Chief organizer of International Happiness Summit
Dr. Shagufta Feroz is Pakistan’s first Physician who is running a Drug-less Family Medicine Clinic for past 17yea s, based on
the principles of Lifestyle Medicine, Integrative Medicine and her independent research •called “Synchronized Lifestyle
Modification Program-SLP”. Her research has given her clarity about human’s Biological Circadian clock, homeostasis, arid their
role in whole health and disease. Out come of her personal dietary modifications lead to positive health, well-being, happiness
and disease reversal.
She had specialized in Family Medicine, done two PhDs from USA in Holistic Nutrition and Integrative Medicine. Her
Certifications from Harvard University has further given her confidence to deal with complicated patients. She is Diplomat
International Board of Lifestyle Medicine and only Fellow of University of Arizona in Integrative Medicine from Pakistan.
Her book ‘Living as Nature Intended”, explains scientific background of SLP and offers comprehensive guidelines for
incorporating SIP for positive, preventive health, disease management and disease reversal.
She is the Founder President of Pakistan Association of Lifestyle Medicine since 2017 and Founder of First and only Happiness
Movement in Pakistan, and strongly believes that we can fight the global pandemic of depression by introducing tools of
happiness, instead of managing depression.
Ayesha Noorani; An architect by profession, taught at Lahore’s well-known National College of Arts (NCA) for years, & the Founder of Daachi (A nonprofit organization, geared towards promoting the craft of local artisans & artists of Pakistan).