Global Health,
and Climate

From theory to practice:
why and how to adopt a Mediterranean Diet.

Thursday, September 15, 2022
8:30 to 11:00 am

World Bank
1818 H Street NW
MC Building
Floor C1 – East Dining Room

The MDR® is pleased to showcase two iconic operations inspired by the Mediterranean cuisines, preceded by a presentation about Positive Nutrition as a different approach to nutrients and the importance of sustainable agriculture supporting a healthier population and a safer environment for our planet.



8:30 am Breakfast and networking

9:30 am Stretching session with Laurent

9:40 am Welcoming remarks by Daniela Puglielli, MDR® founder

9:45 am Dennis M. Bier, M.D. - Mediterranean Diet: a model of healthy living

10:00 am Terry Nipp, Ph.D. - The Mediterranean Diet and Climate Change: Connecting human health with a healthier planet

10:15 am Angelo Mojica, Ph.D. - Mediterranean Mindsets: Johns Hopkins Hospital Case Study

10:30 am Midgie Cajayon and Chef Nicholas Cavaretta - Mediterranean Mindsets: World Bank Case Study


Dennis Bier, Ph.D.

Positive Nutrition

Terry Nipp

Columbia University, Texas A&M University

Angelo Mojica

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Midgie Cajayon

World Bank

Laurent Amzallag

Laurent’s Transformation Plan

Mediterranean Breakfast will be served.
RSVP is required:
by Monday, September 12.