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Mladen Golubic, MD PhD

Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Centers for Disease Reversal / Lifestyle Medicine

Member of the Board of Directors, Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc.

Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD, joined Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute in 2009 after completing his residency training in Internal Medicine at Huron Hospital. He is currently the Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Golubic is a graduate of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia and earned his doctorate at the same University after 5 years of post-doctoral fellowship at the Max-Planck Institute for Biology, Germany in the field of immunogenetics. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His specialty interests include lifestyle medicine with particular emphasis on lifestyle therapies for cardiovascular disease and lifestyle-related types of cancer. He has been a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine since 2004, and in 2017 became a Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. Golubic was a Project Scientist at the Cleveland Clinic in the Department of Molecular Biology (1992-1995) and at the Neurosurgery and Brain Tumor Institute (1995-2006), and directed education within the Center for Integrative Medicine (2003-2006). He is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and 5 book chapters, and has served as a reviewer for several scientific journals. He has written numerous articles on complementary and alternative medicine therapies for WebMD through Cleveland Clinic Center for Consumer Health Information. As a principal investigator, Dr. Golubic has received grant support from various national organizations for basic science and clinical research, including the National Institutes of Health for his group’s work on therapeutic modulation of inflammation in patients with malignant brain tumors by dietary and herbal medicine approaches.