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Evidence Based Approaches to Diet Interventions
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January 29, 2014
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Frederick Hecht
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Presenter: Frederick Hecht, MD
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Dr. Hecht provides an evidence-based perspective on what diet interventions work, so physicians can have better tools to educate patients on which interventions are appropriate and how to incorporate them in their lives.

Presenter: Frederick Hecht, MD

Rick Hecht, MD, is Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a faculty member of the UCSF Positive Health Program (AIDS Program). He is the Principal Investigator for the UCSF Options Project, a multidisciplinary cohort study of acute and early HIV infection that has enrolled over 600 persons since its inception in 1996. The project is funded by several NIH grants, and studies the immunologic, virologic, clinical, and epidemiologic issues in early HIV disease, as well as HIV transmission biology. Dr. Hecht is trained in Clinical Epidemiology, and also continues to practice HIV Medicine. He also serves as Research Director of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, where he is Osher Foundation Endowed Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine.