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Health & Wellness


APB is pleased to offer a full roster of the most experienced and knowledgeable health and wellness speakers that can address the issues and educate audiences on the importance of living a healthy, active, and balanced lifestyle.

Our professional speakers on health and wellness include medical and health policy speakers, alternative medicine speakers, fitness/nutrition/obesity speakers, life coaches, and many others. We also offer expert medical professionals to speak on specific health concerns, such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

Health & Wellness

17th Surgeon General of the United States

From a poverty stricken family, to a decorated Green Beret, EMT, nurse, trauma surgeon, police officer and swat team leader, Dr. Carmonawas named the 17th US Surgeon General...

16th US Surgeon General

A former US Surgeon General who created the first government-released report on obesity, speaker David Satcher works to eliminate racial disparities in healthcare.

Author of Daring: My Passages and the NY Times Bestseller Passages

Author of the landmark book Passages, speaker Gail Sheehy is a renowned life cycle expert who covers everything from a healthy sex life to the demands of caregiving. The...

America's Nutrition Leader

Nobody motivates an audience more about the benefits of smart nutrition, everyday exercise and commonsense core habits than Zonya Foco, RD, CSP, America's Nutrition Leader. Her mission is to win the war on obesity,...

Subject of Extraordinary Measures

When his children were diagnosed with a rare and fatal disorder, John Crowley embarked on a journey to find a cure. His story was told in the film Extraordinary Measures.

Host of The Dr. Oz Show, Professor of Surgery & Author

World renowned cardiologist at Columbia University and coauthor of The New York Times #1 bestsellers, You: The Owner's Manual and You: The Smart Patient, Dr. Oz is a medical powerhouse. As the...

Patient-Centered Care Advocate

As president of the nonprofit Planetree, speaker Susan Frampton works with hospitals and health centers to implement patient-centered models of care.

Author & Breast Cancer Survivor

In her best-selling memoir, The Middle Place, speaker Kelly Corrigan recounts how she cared for her cancer-afflicted father while battling breast cancer herself.

Author & Media Contributor

After ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff was wounded in Iraq, he and his wife, speaker Lee Woodruff, penned the best-selling In an Instant to help others cope with crisis.

Professor of Health Policy

David Nash, a Board Certified Internist, is the newly appointed Founding Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health on the campus of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Nash is also...

Patient Rights Activist, Artist, Author, Speaker & Founder of the Walking Gallery

After losing her husband to a 17-year battle with cancer, Speaker Regina Holliday became a passionate advocate for improving the patient experience. Her custom presentations...

18th Surgeon General

The 18th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Benjamin developed a road map for improving our nation's health and strives to reduce the disparity of healthcare quality between different socio-economic groups.

Authority on Patient Safety & Quality of Care & Attorney

John J. Nance, a native Texan, licensed attorney, and decorated Air Force pilot veteran, is the author of five non-fiction books, 13 fiction books, and the major healthcare book, Why Hospitals Should Fly. One...

Co-Founder, Chief Visionary Office & Chair of the Board of Eliza Corporation

For over 20 years, Alexandra Drane has focused on using technology to help people live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Bringing passion, humor, authenticity and inspiration to a global audience, Drane...

Preventive Cardiologist & Director Women and Heart Disease at Lenox Hill Hospital

Being raised in a family of 18 doctors gave Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum a unique perspective on the world of healthcare. Inspired by her family’s legacy, she fights, not just for recognition for herself as a doctor, but...

ABC News Senior Health & Medical Editor

Dr. Richard Besser is ABC News's senior health and medical editor, providing medical analysis and commentary for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including World News Tonight with David Muir, Good...

Correspondent, Dateline NBC & Co-Anchor, The Today Show

Hoda Kotb was named co-anchor of the fourth hour of The Today Show in August 2007. She has also been a Dateline NBC correspondent since April 1998 and the host of the weekly syndicated series Your...

Former US Representative, Rhode Island; Co-Founder, One Mind for Research & Founder, Kennedy Forum

Patrick Kennedy was a Representative from Rhode Island to the United States House of Representatives from 1994-2010. He now works as a mental health advocate and is a sought-...

Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer, American Inventor & Scientist

Jack Andraka is a Maryland high school student who at age 15 created a novel paper sensor that detects pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in 5 minutes for as little as 3 cents. Andraka speaks about open access, STEM...

Prominent Psychologist & Author

Dr. Ellen Braaten, PhD, is a renowned psychologist who works tirelessly in the field of pediatric neuropsychological and psychological assessment, particularly in the areas of assessing learning disabilities and...

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