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Health is a Gift You Give Yourself

February 4th:  Dr. Robert Breakey, MD &  Board of Directors for the national organization: Plant Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) presents in person, ‘Health is a Gift You Give Yourself’

Presentation Overview:

Our health care system in America is in a state of crisis. It is increasingly clear that we must pursue a major shift in how we approach the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.  In this session, Dr. Breakey will explore how supporting patients and communities in adopting a Plant Based Lifestyle leads to dramatically better outcomes, including an enhanced experience of care, fewer side effects from treatment protocols and a lower cost of care.  In addition, by employing “Plant Based Family Medicine” principles in their practice, providers will renew the Joy of Medicine that comes with the knowledge that they are addressing the root cause of illness and empowering patients to prevent and reverse many chronic diseases, while at the same time experiencing new levels of stamina, vitality and positive wellness.


Dr.Robert Breakey is a 5th generation graduate from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin in 1984.  He has practiced Lifestyle Family Medicine in Ann Arbor for 33 years. He has special interests in health promotion, whole food plant based nutrition, positive wellness and supporting the natural healing process that we all have within us. He is Chairman of the Board and Head of the Family Medicine Division for his medical group: IHA – a multi-specialty group of over 700 providers centered in and around Ann Arbor.  He is on the Board of Directors for the national organization: Plant Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD). He is also Co-Medical Director with the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group in Southeast Michigan, and he is the medical director for PBNSG’s “Doctors Teaching Doctors” program.