Dr. Lucky (Lakshman Mulpuri), Nutrition in School Curriculum


Nutrition in School Curriculum Getting the right nutrition information in front of doctors is one of the most important ways to improve health, show compassion for the animals, and save the planet. Join us as Dr. Lakshman (Lucky) Mulpuri shares his initiatives in educating more medical students as the developer of the first-ever mandatory plant-based medical curriculum for 1st year medical students at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine. Dr. Mulpuri will not only share how this training came about, he will also offer advice for anyone else looking to add nutrition curriculum including: 1. Start Small to Build Support 2. Make Your Events Interactive 3. Don’t Be Discouraged! A graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University’s School of Medicine. He has served as managing director for the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Auntie Na’s Village in Detroit, President of the Plant-Based Nutrition Group (PBNG), and is currently the Chief Executive of PlantsNourish. He has been intimately involved in policy initiatives spanning the local, state, and federal levels particularly focused on communities of color. Dr. Mulpuri’s work has been featured in VegNews, Forks Over Knives, and numerous newspapers and television stations. As a community activist and a doctor, he is a strong proponent of the benefits whole-food plant-based nutrition has for the community and the patients he serves.