Dr. Mark Rowe has been a family physician for more than 20 years and is a thought leader in the areas of Lifestyle Medicine and Corporate Wellbeing. His practice is based at the Waterford Health Park in Ireland, a primary care facility he founded as a new paradigm for community health. In 2013, the Waterford Health Park received the Global Health Improvement Award, ‘A Place to Flourish.’
He is among the first medical professionals globally to be certified as a Diplomate of the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine.
Lifestyle Medicine is defined as an evidence-based 'lifestyle first' approach to prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
By incorporating his philosophy of wellbeing with his extensive medical experience, he facilitates lasting positive change in people and their organisations.
He has authored several books to date including 'A Prescription for Happiness’ and ‘The Men’s Health Book’. He also writes the GoodHealthTimes, a newsletter with seasonal positive health messages. His popular TEDx talk took place at UCD Ireland in December 2017, titled ‘The Doctor of the Future: Prescribing Lifestyle As Medicine’.
Dr. Rowe regularly delivers events and workshops for organisations on topics including:
#. Prescription For Inner Happiness.
#. Keys To Real Resilience.
#. Connecting to Purpose - Your ‘Transformer’.
#. Self-Care: Lifestyle As Medicine.
#. Optimum Vitality.
#. Habits & Willpower That Work.
#. Cultivating Environments To Flourish.
#. Why Wellbeing Works.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS