Milton R. Mills, M.D., serves as Associate Director of Preventive Medicine for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a North American group of doctors and laypersons dedicated to promoting improved health care, better and more appropriate nutrition, and higher standards in medical research. Dr. Mills practices outpatient clinic-based medicine in Northern Virginia and works as a Critical Care physician with Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia and United Medical Center in Washington DC. His varied experience specializing in Internal Medicine and HIV disease, and in the relationship between nutrition and chronic diseases has made him extensively knowledgeable about the unique healthcare needs of minorities, the challenges of practicing medicine in inner cities, and the special medical and nutritional requirements of HIV+ and AIDS patients. As an African-American physician focusing on preventive medicine, Dr. Mills has delved into some of the environmental and societal influences affecting the health of African Americans and other racial/ethnic minorities. Dr. Mills has lectured and given research seminars across the United States and in Mexico and Canada on such topics as the negative impacts of meat and dairy consumption on human health; nutrition and HIV/AIDS; nutrition and cancer; and the dietary needs of various ethnic groups.
Roberta Schiff will be working with Milton Mills during his presentation….
Roberta Schiff has served as President of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society in Rhinebeck NY. She has an M.S. degree in Community Health Education and does presentations on vegan nutrition at conferences and in community settings. She is co-author, with Roberta Kalechofsky of “The Vegetarian Shabbat Cookbook” published in 2010. She also performs stand-up comedy.
10:30am Room A (Part I)
12:30pm Room A (Part II)