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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

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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 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.

Physician, Healthcare Executive & Author

Dr. John Kenagy knows healthcare as a physician, executive, scholar, advisor and patient. In addition to 20 years of experience as a vascular surgeon, he has been Chief of Surgery, Chief of Staff and Regional Vice...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Columnist

Tina Rosenberg is co-writer of the New York Times "Fixes" column and author of Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World.

Professor, Motivator & Consultant

Born with Cerebral Palsy, Jonathan Kaufman’s disability has been a profound part of his personal, academic, and professional lives. Today, Professor Kaufman is seen as one of the most innovative thinkers in the...

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...

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-...

The 15th Surgeon General of the United States

As a pediatric endocrinologist and 15th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Elders has a deep concern for young people and teaches that education, prevention, and responsibility are the keys to a healthy life...

Psychiatrist, Media Consultant & Author

A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Poussaint is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School who is renowned as an expert and educated crusader for the African American family within our multicultural...

Author & Recovering Addict

In a voice that is raw and honest, speaker Nic Sheff spares no detail in telling the compelling true story of his relapse into and road to recovery from drug addiction.

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