Asian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

Zeno L. Charles-Marcel, MD

Dr. Zeno L. Charles-Marcel was born in Trinidad and Tobago and accompanied his parents to the US at the age of 13. He has a background in Physics and Physiology from McGill University, and entered the Honors Program in Zoology at Howard University where he later completed his medical degree in 1980. He is an Internal Medicine specialist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (1984) with added qualification in Geriatric Medicine (1992). His professional activities have ranged from preventive medicine to critical care practice as well as medical/hospital administration, community health, medical education, medical research, and health education for the public in person and through media. His research and academic interests are in the areas of Nutrition, Lifestyle Medicine, Metabolic Syndrome, and Seventh-day Adventist health practices. He is the holder of a technology based US patent, and is co-founder, with Dr. David DeRose, of the first academic Fellowship in Lifestyle Medicine in the United States.

Dr. Charles-Marcel and his family returned to the US from México where he served since 2002 as a medical missionary and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Dental Technology, Medical Technology and Pharmacy, Public Health and Ophthalmology and related surgical fellowships) and the Executive Director of the “La Carlota” Adventist Mission Hospital. He also served as Vice-President for Medical Affairs at Wildwood Lifestyle Center and Hospital, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health and Healing and holds academic appointments at both Montemorelos and Loma Linda universities. He is presently the Associate Director of the Adventist Health Ministries of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists world-wide. He and his three sons are adorned by the flower of their lives, his wife, Anita. They have ministered together for over 30 years.
  
  
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