ELMO - Bulletin Vol.13 | December 2021  

1. The ELMO Certificate | Winter 2022 Session!


We are excited to announce the anticipated return of the ELMO Certificate with a winter session starting on January 24th, 2022!

Register now to secure your place using the discounted ELMO Members rates!

Registration Form & Guidelines

For all available information about the certificate


2. ELMO Members | New Country Representative

ELMO is proud to announce Dr. Jana Yanova as the new Country Representative for the Czech Republic!

Co-founder & Medical Director of Concierge Medicine Europe, the first Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in the Czech Republic, she graduated from the Second Medical Faculty of Charles University, Czech Republic, and holds a specialization in General Medicine.

She has also specialized in Public Health, as a Diploma member, MFMPH of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, U.K. For many years, she taught as an Assistant Professor for Family Medicine & Public Health at the University of Hong Kong. There, she developed a curriculum for a course on the Principles of Public Health, which was part of the Master of Public Health programme and produced an educational interactive video tutorial entitled "Snow on Cholera”, as well as participated in research to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of cervical cancer screening.

After returning to Europe, she practiced as a General Practitioner at a premium private medical clinic, and as of 2012, was appointed as Head Doctor.

With her years of experience and passion for preventative medicine, in 2021 together with Wolfram Schleuter, the ELMO Ambassador for the Czech Republic, they co-founded the first Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in the Czech Republic, Concierge Medicine Europe. They put together a formidable interdisciplinary team, with a broad range of specialities and capabilities, including specialists in sleep apnea, preventative cardiology, nutritional specialist, lifestyle coach, personnal coach and physiotherapists.

ELMO is proud to officially welcome her on board!


3. ELMO Congress | Recordings


Following the tradition of sharing the congress presentations with ELMO members we are pleased to confirm that you can expect the 2021 congress materials to be uploaded on the members only area very soon!

As the 3rd ELMO Congress was a fully virtual event, we are happy to inform you that you will be able to access full videos from the congress as of January 20th, 2022!


4. ELMO Partners | Alfaisal University

Further to ELMO’s efforts to make international connections to raise awareness about the importance of lifestyle medicine we would like to inform you of latest partnership with Alfaisal University!

The university was founded in 2002 and is a fully accredited NCAAA institute of higher education located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, currently ranking 1st in Medicine & Sciences in Saudi Arabia by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.


5. ELMO Internationally


ELMO is proud to have participated in the “19th National Congress of the Romanian Federation of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases” between the 8th -13th of November 2021.

The congress was recorded and is available for your viewership HERE!

Specifically on 12th of November 2021:
✓ The ELMO Vice President & co-founder Dr. Ioannis Arkadianos acted as moderator and presented a lecture titled “Lifestyle Medicine in Europe”.
✓ The ELMO Secretary General Dr. Ioan Hanes presented with the lecture titled “Sexual Health in Diabetes”.
✓ The ELMO Country Representative in Romania Dr. Anca Hancu presented with the lecture titled “Lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes”.

6. ELMO E-Book


We would like to thank all of you for supporting ELMO in purchasing the ELMO E-Book and helping to make important projects like this possible.

In case you have not purchased the book but would like to obtain it, you may purchase it with your members discount though HERE!

This book launches the concept of lifestyle medicine in Romania. It is a new area of development in daily life, which can act prophylactically to avoid the onset of chronic or acute diseases or to avoid their complications.

Thus, with this proposal we bring to the readers' attention the amazing role of lifestyle in the prevention, progression, and treatment of chronic diseases.

All valid ELMO Members can purchase the book with a 27% discount using the code elmbomembers27% through this
About us

The European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO) is a medical organization which supports scientific and evidence-based initiatives and provides leadership in research, prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related diseases through nutrition, physical activity, psychology and public health. ELMO is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious scientific and medical organization.

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