Laurie Marbas, MD, MBA is double board certified family medicine and lifestyle medicine physician utilizing a whole food plant based diet for the past 7 years.
She worked with Dr. Joel Fuhrman creating a new medical model combining the power of nutrient dense foods and intensive clinical psychological therapy to treat not only food addiction but chronic disease. She currently is the Managing Editor for the Plantrician Project’s International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention and works closely with the journal’s Editor in Chief, Dr. Kim Williams. The journal is focused on plant-based research and bringing this important work to the forefront of modern medicine and the general public. She is currently bringing the message of plant based nutrition to patients in their homes via telemedicine.
She graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine where she was awarded the Gold Headed Cane. She also attended her family medicine residency at Texas Tech. She wrote seven books while in medical school, six of which were in a series called “Visual Mnemonics”. These books used cartoons to help memorize vast amounts of information, which helped her when she was a mom attending medical school. She is a USAF veteran having served in the Middle East and South America. She is a wife, mom of three grown children, and an avid runner.