February 20-22, 2025  •  Hilton Midtown  •  New York, NY


David Leopold, MD, DABFM, DABOIM, DiplABLM

Diplomate American Board of Family Medicine, Diplomate American Board of Integrative Medicine, Diplomate American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Network Medical Director, Hackensack Meridian Integrative Health & Medicine Co-Director (Clinical Lead) of Nutrition, Metabolism and Digestion at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Human Dimension Leadership Team at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine: Developed extensive foundational components of the HD curriculum, linking the fundamentals of health, wellness and nutrition directly to outcomes as important determinants of health. Medical Supervisor of the Behavioral Health Home: a team-based clinical approach to individuals with multiple chronic health conditions, including mental health and substance use disorders. Special interest in Integrative Medical and Whole Health approaches to: Pain Management Cancer Care Cancer Survivorship Behavioral Health & Medicine Chronic Disease Medical residency at the University of Southern California and Board Certification in Family Medicine, Dr. Leopold completed Fellowship in Integrative Medicine and Integrative Pain Management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. He completed training as a physician acupuncturist and has practiced medical acupuncture for almost 20 years. He was among the first recipients of the Bravewell Scholarship for Integrative Medicine and completed a two-year Fellowship at the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Weil. In February 2016, Dr. Leopold completed Duke University’s Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare. Prior to its dissolution he was a Diplomate of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management. In 2022, Dr. Leopold successfully completed Board Certification with the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. He also holds Certification in Culinary Medicine and was among the inaugural grauates of the AWCIM Cultivating Leaders in Academic Integrative Medicine program. Dr. Leopold has developed extensive curriculum for medical students, medical residents, nurse practitioners and fellows in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and the Human Dimension Longitudinal Course. He has authored and co-authored multiple chapters in various medical textbooks including Cancer Related Pain: Integrative Medical Approaches, Kelley’s Textbook of Rheumatology and Integrative Medicine in Palliative Care. Dr. Leopold lectures nationally on subjects related to Integrative Medicine including Integrative Pain Management, Integrative Cancer Care and Integrative Approaches to Cancer Survivorship. He has been a contributing author for multiple public media sources including Medscape, The San Diego Tribune, WebMD, OPTUM Health, Health U, Livingwell health and eHealth Medicare (both with approximately 75 million recipients nationwide). Dr. Leopold has also been featured on multiple radio shows, local news and Podcasts. Details are available on request. At Hackensack Meridian Health Dr. Leopold serves on many committees including: Physician Practice Leadership Committee, Clinician Experience Advocacy Network, Network Clinician Experience Task Force, Behavioral Health Care Transformation Service Steering Committee, Breast Cancer Steering Committee, Oncology Steering Committee and the Pain and Opiate Management Steering Committee National appointments include: Institutional Representative: Academic Consortium Integrative Medicine & Health to the Commission on Cancer, National Representative: National Academy of Medicine Action, Collaborative Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, Institutional Representative, Academic Consortium Integrative Medicine & Health and Institutional Representative and the Teaching Kitchens Collaborative.


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