For Immediate Release

Contact: Andrea E. Garcia, Touro University California
Associate Vice President, University Advancement

W: (707) 638-5272
C: (707) 280-8771


Touro University California Hosts Free Screening of How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger

Vallejo, CA (January 10, 2020) - Touro University California’s (TUC’s) Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine Elective warmly invites you to attend a free screening of “How Not to Die: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting & Reversing Our Top 15 Killers” on the evening of Thursday, January 23rd. During the screening, physician, New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized speaker, Dr. Michael Greger, will cover the top 15 causes of death in the United States and how they may be prevented, treated or reversed through our diet according to the best available peer-reviewed science. The presentation is just over an hour long and will be followed by a short discussion. Light Refreshments will be served. 


  • Dr. Michael Greger (video recording, not present at the event)
  • Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine Elective Faculty 

WHERE: Touro University California, 1310 Club Drive, Vallejo, CA, 94592, Lander Hall A 

WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. 


  • Faculty, medical professional, and community member interaction 

WHY: While there are many diet trends available, it’s hard to know which ones are based on the best available scientific evidence. In “How Not to Die,” Dr. Greger presents what the latest peer-reviewed science is finding on how changes to diets can improve overall health and reverse the effects of common diseases, such as heart disease, the #1 killer among North Americans. TUC’s Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine Elective is hosting this presentation to help the public make more informed and healthier choices in the foods they eat, based on the best available balance of evidence. 

About the Touro College and University System:

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro has 35 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Illinois, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and Touro University Nevada; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Ill. are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: