Michelle McMacken, MD, FACP, DipABLM

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Michelle McMacken

Executive Director, Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine

NYC Health + Hospitals

Michelle McMacken, MD, FACP, DipABLM is Executive Director of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H), the largest public healthcare system in the United States. Dr. McMacken joined NYC H+H in 2004 and currently practices internal medicine in the NYC H+H/Bellevue Adult Primary Care Center. She also directed Bellevues Adult Weight Management Program from 2005-2022, and in 2019 she developed and launched the innovative Bellevue Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program, among the first of its kind in a safety-net healthcare setting.

An Associate Professor of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Dr. McMacken has received the faculty Teacher of the Year award three times for her work with physician trainees, as well as a 2014 NYU Merrin Fellowship grant to study evidence-based nutrition and develop a curriculum for her internal medicine faculty colleagues.

Dr. McMacken received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has presented at numerous academic conferences including the American College of Physicians and the American Diabetes Association, published on nutrition and lifestyle medicine topics in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and served on the Board of Directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is board certified in both internal medicine and lifestyle medicine.


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