Dr. Columbus Batiste II Discusses the Importance of Nutrition Education in Medical Training

By Joel Kahn, MD - November 2, 2023

In the first part of a series for Urban Health Today, Joel Kahn, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine, talks with Columbus Batiste II, MD, Interventional Cardiologist with Kaiser Permanente, to learn more about Dr. Batiste’s background growing up in Compton, CA, and the path that led him into interventional cardiology. Dr. Batiste, an advocate for plant-based diets and nutrition, shares how he was not exposed to nutrition education during his medical training and emphasizes the importance of nutrition for improving heart health outcomes.

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