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Above:  Neha Pathak, MD FACP DipABLM, Jennifer Trilk, PhD FACSM DipACLM and Shayna Smith, MD DipABLM, leaders and innovators in the Lifestyle Medicine field, presenting at the Oct. 22-23, 2022 P-POD continuing education conference.


Make a tax-deductible donation to Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. by using the donation button here or by mailing a check payable to “P-POD” to P.O. Box 286, Asheville NC 28802-0286. Your support is crucial to our nonprofit and devoutly noncommercial conference, and is humbly appreciated!

NOW MORE THAN EVER, our evidence-based work against major chronic diseases is of enormous public health importance.  One of the factors most closely and undeniably associated with COVID-19's adverse outcomes and fatalities, is existing chronic disease.

Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. is recognized by IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization.  Your generous donations may be deductible as part of U.S. tax return itemized deductions.  Our federal Employer Identification Number is 47-1328220.  Our Mission Statement is here.  Our page at is here.


•We accept NO funding, sponsorship or influence from commercial sources.

•We keep our admission prices much lower than those for most accredited professional conferences, we welcome the general public, and we maintain a need-based scholarship program for students and others.

•Our distinguished
speakers reasonably represent the diversity of society.

•Our paid part-time staff members sustain a spirit of volunteerism through teamwork with our unpaid professional nonprofit board and a number of conference volunteers both on-site and remote.

•We have always collaborated with numerous other nonprofits acknowledged on our
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•Each year we transparently post 100% of our
attendee comments about the conference overall.


Support P-POD Sustainably

Our stellar green or blue P-POD t-shirts are for sale at (or via the button below).

Printing includes "The future of healthcare begins with nutrition".  To support sustainability, they are produced without oil-based plastic-derived inks and without use of subsequent chemical press washes, toxic spray adhesives, or VOCs.

$29:  Extra large, Large, Medium, Small, Extra small

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