Dominique Lanzmann-Petithory, MD, PhD

Dr. Lanzmann-Petithory is a physician, nutritionist, and epidemiologist at Praticien Hospitalier Hôpital Emile Roux, Geriatric Service, Limeil-Brévannes, France.  She directs research in epidemiologic studies relating diet, alcohol intake, and health.  She is also UFR Pharmacie, University Victor Segalen, Bordeaux2, Institut des Sciences de la vigne et du vin. 

Dr. Lanzmann-Petithory also she works in JM Mérillon’s team in Bordeaux2 University, France, continuing the work of Dr. Serge Renaud on prevention of cardiovascular diseases and cancer by moderate wine intake, and on alpha-linolenic acid.  Also she is University lecturer in Nutrition, Geriatrics and Public Health in Paris.

 She is coordinator of a 4-year Program financed by French National Research Agency, entitled  “CANCERALCOOL”  on alcoholic beverage consumption and mortality by different types of cancer, a follow-up study for 25 years on 100,000 subjects in east of France.

She is author of the book, “Longevity Diet” (La diététique de la longévité), Odile Jacob Edition 2004.  She is member of the National Council on Moderation and Prevention (for alcoholism) in France, and managed a Nutrition research group in agro-business for 13 years (1989-2002, Dannon Company).  

Degrees: MD, Nancy, France; PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology, Paris, France; University Degree in Gerontology and Geriatrics; University Degree in Public Health; Master in Nutrition; University Degree in Sport Medicine.