Episode 13- Dr. Jackie Busse

04.01.2019 - By Nutrition Rounds Podcast

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Hosted by: Dr. Danielle Belardo Instagram: @theveggiemd Twitter: @theveggiemd Facebook: The Veggie MD Produced by: Dr. Kasey Johnson Instagram: @drkaseyjohnson   This episode is ALL about nutrition and children, with board certified Pediatrician Dr. Jackie Busse.   Dr. Jackie Busse is a board certified pediatrician and a national expert in plant-based nutrition for kids and families. Dr. Busse grew up in Madison, Wisconsin and received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She went on to do a pediatric residency and chief residency at Rush University in Chicago. Shortly after moving to California in 2011, she was introduced to The China Study and it changed her life and practice.  She has been living and teaching a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle ever since. As a founding member of the pediatric working group of the Plantrician Project, she was the lead author and editor of the Pediatric Quick Start Guide, published last year, and will be speaking at the upcoming International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference.  As an expert lecturer for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutritional Studies, she recently rebuilt the pediatric and family lecture modules for the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program offered through eCornell. In addition to her full-time general pediatrics practice in Santa Cruz, CA, Dr. Busse teaches an ongoing whole-food, plant-based nutrition series for patients, has organized and spoken at several physician education events and regularly speaks to local interest groups and schools.  She is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Most importantly, Dr. Busse is Mom to two feisty plant-eaters, now 2 and 4 years old. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge, insights and personal experience with the plant-based lifestyle.

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