Dr. Liana Lianov
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. She serves as the President of the Positive Health and Well-Being Division of the International Positive Psychology Association, Chair of the Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee of the American College of LifestyleW1edicine (ACLM), lead faculty for the ACLM Physician and Health Professional Well-Being Program, and vice-chair of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. A few of her notable past roles include serving as president of the ACLM, Director for the Healthy Lifestyles Division of the American Medical Association and board regent for the American College of Preventive Medicine. She also directed programs in heart disease, stroke ang cancer prevention at the California Department of Health Services. In 2018, Dr. Lianov convened the inaugural Summit on Happiness Science in Health Care, which led to scholarly publications and a groundbreaking book on how to integrate happiness science into medical practice, Roots Of Positive Change, Optimizing Health Care with Positive Psychology. To further this mission, she has recently founded the Global Positive Health Institute, which will be launched later in 2021, to provide education and practical tools for health professionals to use in their clinical practices.