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Elizabeth Pegg Frates, M.D.

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Harvard College , Cambridge AB1990Psychology/Biology
Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto, CAMD1996Medicine
MGH, BostonInternship1997Internal Medicine
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital , Boston, MAResidency2000Physiatry
2000
Excellence in Research
2008
Excellence in Tutorial Facilitation
2009
Excellence in Tutorial Facilitation
2010
Excellence in Tutorial Facilitation
1999
The Manuel J. Lipson Award
1999
Chief Resident
1996
Excellence in Research

Overview
Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Frates is trained as a physiatrist as well as a health and wellness coach. Her expertise is lifestyle medicine, and she works to empower patients and groups of patients to reach their optimal level of wellness through adopting healthy habits such as regular physical activity, healthy diet, a resilient mindset, and stress management. As Director of Medical Student Education at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Frates is the faculty advisor for the Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group at Harvard Medical School. She works with all ages from teenagers to the elderly. Dr. Frates is interested in teaching, research, and clinical services around wellness. Developing programs in lifestyle medicine and the field of wellness is her passion.

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  1. Jaini PA, Stiegmann RA, Barrera A, Greenwell A, Baska A, Lee JS, Estores I, Drozek D, Sliz D, Bég S, Frates EP. Nurturing the Seeds of Change: Strengthening the Lifestyle Medicine Movement With the Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Award. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2018 Nov-Dec; 12(6):476-478. PMID: 30783401.
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  2. Frates EP, Xiao RC, Sannidhi D, McBride Y, McCargo T, Stern TA. A Web-Based Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum: Facilitating Education About Lifestyle Medicine, Behavioral Change, and Health Care Outcomes. JMIR Med Educ. 2017 Sep 11; 3(2):e14. PMID: 28893726.
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  3. Stiegmann RA, Abreu A, Gardner JE, Hipple JM, Poling PE, Frates EP. Planting the Seeds of Change: Growing Lifestyle Medicine Interest Groups With the Donald A. Pegg Award. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2017 Nov-Dec; 11(6):443-447. PMID: 30202369.
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  4. Katz DL, Frates EP, Bonnet JP, Gupta SK, Vartiainen E, Carmona RH. Lifestyle as Medicine: The Case for a True Health Initiative. Am J Health Promot. 2018 07; 32(6):1452-1458. PMID: 28523941.
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  5. Sforzo GA, Kaye MP, Todorova I, Harenberg S, Costello K, Cobus-Kuo L, Faber A, Frates E, Moore M. Compendium of the Health and Wellness Coaching Literature. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2018 Nov-Dec; 12(6):436-447. PMID: 30542254.
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  6. Frates EP, Morris EC, Sannidhi D, Dysinger WS. The Art and Science of Group Visits in Lifestyle Medicine. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2017 Sep-Oct; 11(5):408-413. PMID: 30202363.
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  7. Frates EP, Xiao RC, Simeon K, McCargo T, Guo M, Stern TA. Increasing Knowledge and Confidence in Behavioral Change: A Pilot Study. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2016 Nov 24; 18(6). PMID: 27922227.
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  8. Frates EP. Interview With Award Winners From ACLM 2015, Nashville, Tennessee - John Kelly. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2016 Sep-Oct; 10(5):338-340. PMID: 30202291.
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  9. Kent K, Johnson JD, Simeon K, Frates EP. Case Series in Lifestyle Medicine: A Team Approach to Behavior Changes. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2016 Nov-Dec; 10(6):388-397. PMID: 30202299.
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  10. Frates EP, Bonnet J. Collaboration and Negotiation: The Key to Therapeutic Lifestyle Change. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2016 Sep-Oct; 10(5):302-312. PMID: 30202286.
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  11. Frates EP. Interview With Award Winners From ACLM 2015, Nashville, Tennessee - Dean Ornish. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2016 Sep-Oct; 10(5):341-344. PMID: 30202292.
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  12. Louie D, Brook K, Frates E. The Laughter Prescription: A Tool for Lifestyle Medicine. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2016 Jul-Aug; 10(4):262-267. PMID: 30202281.
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  13. Dwyer-Clonts M, Frates E, Suzuki J. Managing Problem Drinking: Screening Tools and Brief Interventions for Primary Care Physicians. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2017 Nov-Dec; 11(6):424-429. PMID: 30202365.
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  14. Frates EP, Crane ME. Lifestyle medicine consulting walking meetings for sustained weight loss. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 01; 2016. PMID: 26833954.
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  15. Pojednic R, Frates E. A parallel curriculum in lifestyle medicine. Clin Teach. 2017 Feb; 14(1):27-31. PMID: 26639320.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Martino J, Pegg J, Frates EP. The Connection Prescription: Using the Power of Social Interactions and the Deep Desire for Connectedness to Empower Health and Wellness. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2017 Nov-Dec; 11(6):466-475. PMID: 30202372.
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  17. Armstrong C, Wolever RQ, Manning L, Elam R, Moore M, Frates EP, Duskey H, Anderson C, Curtis RL, Masemer S, Lawson K. Group health coaching: strengths, challenges, and next steps. Glob Adv Health Med. 2013 May; 2(3):95-102. PMID: 24416678.
    Citations: 3     
  18. Frates EP, Moore MA, Lopez CN, McMahon GT. Coaching for behavior change in physiatry. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Dec; 90(12):1074-82. PMID: 22019966.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Parziale JR, Frates EP. Dyspnea: an unusual presentation of posttraumatic syringomyelia. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Feb; 85(2):185-6. PMID: 16428913.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Stein J, Shafqat S, Doherty D, Frates EP, Furie KL. Patient knowledge and expectations for functional recovery after stroke. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Aug; 82(8):591-6. PMID: 12872015.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Stein J, Shafqat S, Doherty D, Frates EP, Furie KL. Family member knowledge and expectations for functional recovery after stroke. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Mar; 82(3):169-74. PMID: 12595767.
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  22. Frates EP, Burke DT, Chae H, Ahangar B. Post-stroke violent adventitial movement responsive to levo-dopa/carbi-dopa therapy. Brain Inj. 2001 Oct; 15(10):911-6. PMID: 11595087.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Kerrigan DC, Frates EP, Rogan S, Riley PO. Hip hiking and circumduction: quantitative definitions. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2000 May-Jun; 79(3):247-52. PMID: 10821310.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Abramson S, Stein J, Schaufele M, Frates E, Rogan S. Personal exercise habits and counseling practices of primary care physicians: a national survey. Clin J Sport Med. 2000 Jan; 10(1):40-8. PMID: 10695849.
    Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Kerrigan DC, Frates EP, Rogan S, Riley PO. Spastic paretic stiff-legged gait: biomechanics of the unaffected limb. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 Jul-Aug; 78(4):354-60. PMID: 10418842.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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