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Medical and Lifestyle Reporter and Author

Dr. Christine Dumas is a medical and lifestyle reporter and author. Since 1996, her stories have appeared on The Today Show and Weekend Edition Today. She previously reported on health, lifestyle, and fitness features for Weekend Today at the NBC affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dr. Dumas appears regularly as a medical reporter on Weekend Live on Fox News Channel, as well as being regularly featured on the Sirius Stars Network, where she comments on topical issues which range across medicine, lifestyle, and the currency of conversation. She has been featured on both The Oprah Winfrey Show and The View.

Dr. Dumas authored a healthcare guide, Special Treatment: How to Get the Same High-Quality Health Care Your Doctor Gets, a reference guide for households across America that was featured in the January 2005 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine as one of the must-have health books of the year. Her second book, The Weight Is Over, addresses breakthrough science and advances surrounding sleep, stress, and weight loss that might contradict everything you thought you knew about fat, carbs, and exercise. She provides the real answers and a simple path to the healthy lifestyle that we all want but that always seems to be just out of our reach.

Dr. Dumas was the keynote speaker for the Speaking of Women's Health National Tour, where she described the latest trends in health, lifestyle, and fitness to thousands of women across the United States. She has also served as a national spokesperson and strategic planning consultant for the American Medical Association's Women's Health Campaign and the National Tobacco-Free Steering Committee for the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute. She serves on the senior faculty of the American Medical Association's Health Broadcasting Conference.

Dr. Dumas has spent a decade reporting on trends in health, lifestyle, fitness, and sports giving her a leading-edge perspective that is sought-after by Fortune 500 corporations, leading associations, and group forums, including the California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women and Families. Her background and broad-based career experience give her a unique perspective that resonates with audiences. She covers a broad range of issues in her reporting – from profiling athletes competing in the Olympics to legal issues surrounding drugs that are unsafe for children – with unparalleled intensity, commitment, and compassion.

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Transformational Healthcare - How Business Leaders Can Get Ahead of the Curve in a Post- Healthcare Reform World

In the post-reform world of healthcare, American businesses will be among the most heavily impacted by the new legislation. From new regulations and compliance issues to dealing with potential caps on premiums, many businesses may already be significantly behind the curve on managing the impact to their business and to their employees. In this presentation, Christine Dumas can help you navigate the complexities of this new legislation and share with your human resource and business leaders what they need to do now to prepare for the coming change.

Our country is at a critical juncture regarding the health of our citizens and the transformation of our health care system as a result of the passage of healthcare reform legislation. As research and science lead to groundbreaking cures and new live-saving treatments, doctors, patients, human resource and health care administrators are all increasingly frustrated by the factors that drive up costs and limit the availability of the highest quality, state of the art health care.

Drawing on her experience as a nationally recognized medical correspondent with a degree in Economics, a nationally recognized expert on corporate workplace wellness and as a senior advisor to the Center for Health Transformation in Washington DC, Dr. Christine Dumas covers the leading edge trends in the U.S. health care system and the changes that will come as a result of the new legislation. She covers how these trends will transform our health care system and the role that corporate America will play.

What Christine knows from her years covering healthcare is that promoting better health means more than just passing new healthcare legislation. To get a healthier America and a healthier workforce we need to transform the way Americans think about their health. She discusses a leadership-driven model for a healthcare system of the future that we can embark on today - one that is patient-centered and rich in innovation. She outlines in detail what the American consumer really wants from their healthcare experiences. She provides her audiences with insight on the critical issues that business leaders and human resource managers will face when dealing with the new healthcare landscape as a result of the new legislation, while outlining specific trends that will lead to better care and a healthier America.

Creating Your Best Life

In her refreshingly entertaining and straightforward style, Christine Dumas shares the candid advice that has motivated her throughout her career, inspiring audiences to take charge of their life, career, health and happiness.

Drive, determination and knowing where you want life to take you are part of the equation for success. At each step of the way, Dumas emphasizes the importance of never letting traditional expectations keep you from having your preferred life -- one that is custom-made for you. To say that she thinks "outside the box" doesn't begin to describe her intuitive, innovative and entertaining presentation for everything from financing a college education to a business, to doing whatever you feel passionate about, to seamlessly changing course in life as opportunities present themselves -- allowing you to create the very best life possible. Your audience will be entertained and inspired with a memorable presentation that will change the lives of those in attendance.

Building Your Strongest Brand: Successfully Reaching Women Across America and the Blogosphere

Todays businesses require visionary strategies that quickly respond to rapidly changing conditions and intense competitionespecially among the trillion dollar mom market. Find out what this demographic thinks, needs and desires as Christine Dumas discusses her connections among women utilizing her expertise as a national television correspondent, author and trends specialist. With her engaging insight, witty commentary and successful web outreach, she shows Fortune 500 companies and consumer brands how to turn occasional shoppers into profitable brand ambassadors while simultaneously improving their bottom line. Whether you are building a new brand or reinventing an existing brand, you will take away important lessons to better understand the women who can build your brand from one of Americas most trusted television personalities.

Christine Dumas as Moderator and Entertainer

One of the most charismatic, entertaining and gifted moderators available today, Christine Dumas leads panel discussions with the perfect balance of information, entertainment and tone, while bringing out the best in diverse panels across the spectrum. More than just a facilitator, she can turn a panel discussion into the highlight and most memorable moment of your meeting.

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