Michelle McMacken, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. An honors graduate of Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she practices primary care and teaches doctors-in-training at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City, where she also directs a weight management program. She has received the “Faculty Teacher of the Year” award three times from NYU’s internal medicine residency program.
Dr. McMacken is an enthusiastic supporter of plant-based nutrition and is committed to educating patients and doctors about the power of our food choices for personal and planetary health. In 2014 she received a grant to develop an evidence-based nutrition curriculum for her NYU faculty physician colleagues, and she leads nutrition education for the NYU internal medicine residency program. She speaks regularly at public and academic events and has been featured on the Rich Roll Podcast, ForksOverKnives.com, Sirius Doctor Radio, and MindBodyGreen.com, among others.