About Liana Lianov

As an innovative global leader in lifestyle medicine, Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACLM, FACPM, DipABLM led the development of the lifestyle medicine core competencies for physicians and health professionals. She serves as the president of the Global Positive Health Institute, chair of the Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), lead faculty for the ACLM Physician and Health Professional Wellbeing Program, and vice-chair of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. Lianov is the immediate past president of the Positive Health and Wellbeing Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. A few of her notable past roles include president of the ACLM, director for the Healthy Lifestyles Division of the American Medical Association and board regent for the American College of Preventive Medicine. She also directed programs in heart disease, stroke and cancer prevention at the California Department of Health Services.

In 2018, Dr. Lianov convened the inaugural national Summit on Happiness Science in Health Care cosponsored by the ACLM and Dell Medical School, which led to scholarly publications and a groundbreaking book, Roots of Positive Change, Optimizing Health Care with Positive Psychology. To advance this mission of integrating positive psychology into standard of health care, she founded the Global Positive Health Institute (https://www.positivehealth.world). You can follow her on FB and Instagram @globalpositivehealth. Her latest book, Strengths in the Mirror, Thriving Now and Tomorrow, shares inspirational stories from colleagues and sums up how we can flourish through healthy lifestyles and positive health activities.

Subjects Covered

The Art and Science of Coaching Positive Psychology