On 29th and 30th of November 2019, the 2nd International Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2019 was hosted by the Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg). The conference was held at the State House Auditorium, Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Theme: LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: REVOLUTIONIZING THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES IN THE 21ST CENTURY.
Sub-theme: THE EMERGENCE OF EPIGENETICS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES.
Present at the conference was Her Excellency Dame Edith Okowa; Wife of the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Rob Lawson; President British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM) and board member International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM), Dr. Pamela Ajayi; founder and MD Synlab Laboratories, Dr. Ifeoma Monye; Founding president of Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg), and others.
There were several lectures delivered by Dr Dean Ornish MD, Founder and president Preventive Medicine Research Institute, California, Dr Adaeze Ifezulike, Dr George Guthrie, Dr Ifeoma Fagbemi, Dr Wayne Dysinger, Dr Rob Lawson, Dr John Kelly, Dr Ifeoma Monye, Dr Nankling Lamu, Dr Chika Nya-Etok, Dr Obianma Nneka Onya.
Major activities included; Press conference, Lectures, Panel discussions, 1st Board Certification Exams in Lifestyle Medicine and Award presentations.