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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

A vascular surgeon and advocate for prevention and health literacy, Dr. Carmona also co-founded Time to Talk CARDIO, an innovative program to encourage more people to take control of their heart health and help patients and health care providers have more productive conversations.

Strength Trainer & Life Coach

Jillian Michaels is a bestselling author, Daytime Emmy nominated television personality, entrepreneur and one of the nation’s leading health and wellness experts. Perhaps considered one of the most inspiring people on television through her role as trainer, wellness expert and life coach on her hit TV shows and regular TV appearances, Michaels has created a brand name for herself.

Author, New York Times Senior Correspondent, Health Care

Elisabeth L. Rosenthal, a New York Times senior correspondent who trained as a medical doctor, is the author of the award winning series on health care costs, “Paying Till it Hurts.” She has previously covered a wide variety of beats – from health care to international environment to general assignment reporting for 6 years in China.

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.

Best-Selling Author & Heart Health Activist

At 39, while doing a story of heart disease, Joan Lunden failed the heart health test. With determination to transform her life, she lost 50 pounds and became an activist for The American Heart Association.

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, diabetes and heart disease. Foco's easy humor and dynamic style drive home the message that each of us can change our lives with the Power of One Good Habit.

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 & Best-selling Author

A world-renowned cardiologist and medical media powerhouse, Dr. Oz is the author of seven best-sellers on improving longevity and health.

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.

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 & 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 the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy and this endowed professorship is one of a handful of such chairs in the nation.

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 often include her breathtaking artwork.

18th Surgeon General

As Surgeon General, Dr. Benjamin turned a spotlight on America’s obesity epidemic and launched the “Million Hearts Campaign” to prevent one million heart attacks per year. She continues to advocate for the health and wellness of families and communities.

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 of America's most dynamic professional speakers, Nance presents entertaining and pivotal programs on teamwork, risk management, motivation, coping with competition, and other topics to a wide variety of audiences, including business corporations and healthcare professionals.

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 is one of the most sought-after speakers in the healthcare space.

Preventive Cardiologist & Acclaimed Author

A champion for women’s healthcare, Dr. Steinbaum prescribes clear, easy steps to maximize heart health, reduce the effects of stress, and restore balance by living a heart-centered life.

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 Morning America, and Nightline.

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-after speaker on topics such as mental health, healthcare and many other related issues.

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 education and universal Internet availability.

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