Health & Wellness Speakers 446 people
Dr. David Nash
Professor of Health Policy
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
16th US Surgeon General
CNN Senior Medical Correspondent
Actress, Activist and Vital Voices Global Ambassador
Correspondent, 'Dateline NBC' and Co-Anchor, 'The Today Show'
Subject of Extraordinary Measures
Authority on Patient Safety & Quality of Care & Attorney
Author of "Glitter and Glue" & Breast Cancer Survivor
17th Surgeon General of the United States
Dr. Mehmet Oz
Renowned Doctor, Host of "The Dr. Oz Show," Professor of Surgery & Author
First Nurse to Climb Seven Summits of the World
Patient Rights Activist, Artist, Author, Speaker & Founder of the Walking Gallery
Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders
The 15th Surgeon General of the United States
Psychiatrist, Media Consultant & Author
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Former Director-General, World Health Organization
Host of HLN's Morning Express, Singer-Songwriter, New York Times Best-Selling Author
Author of "Tweak," a memoir about his struggle with addiction
Author of Beautiful Boy
Leader in Health & Patient Rights
4-time NBA champion, wellness advocate and TV host.
Chairman & CEO of LifeWings Partners
Christopher Kennedy Lawford
Actor, Motivator & Author
Filmmaker of Bully & Poet
Dr. Ian Smith
Doctor, Media Consultant, & Best-Selling Author
Emmy Nominated Journalist & Host; Social Entrepreneur, Season 14 Celebrity Apprentice Winner & Advocate for Alzheimer's Research
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
Actress & Cancer Survivor
Emmy Award-Winning Actor & Film Producer
Former Host of 'Larry King Live'
Lisa Niemi Swayze
Writer, Director Producer, Activist, Author
Just Culture Pioneer.
Activist & Philanthropist
Singer and Tony Award-Winning Actress
Linda Armstrong Kelly
Motivator & Mother of Lance Armstrong
Katrina S. Firlik
Neurosurgeon / Entrepreneur / Author
Academy Award-Winning Actress
Award-Winning Journalist, Healthcare Authority
Dr. John Medina
Substance Abuse Advocate
Sports Broadcaster; Co-Host of ESPN's "Mike & Mike"
Award-Winning Journalist & Television Producer
Grammy-Winning Country Legend
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actress, Activist, Author; Best Known For Her Roles in "Halloween" & "Freaky Friday"
Grammy Award-Winning Artist
Actress, Author & Radio Host; Columnist for the Washington Times
Emmy Award-Winning Talk Show Host; Best Known For "The Montel Williams Show;" Multiple Sclerosis Activist
Grammy-Winning Singer & Cookbook Author
Undefeated 4 Time World Champion Boxer
Academy Award-Winning Actress, Founder of the Hawn Foundation
Medical and Lifestyle Reporter and Author
Dr. Will Miller
Educator / Psychotherapist / Author / Humorist
Inspirational Educator & Survivor
William Cope Moyers
VP of Public Affairs & Community Relations, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
Healthcare Futurist and Author
Patient-Centered Care Advocate.
Actress and Heart Health Activist
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Everybody Loves Raymond
Legendary NFL Coach & Motivator
Surgeon / Breast Cancer Advocate
Actress & Mental Health Advocate
Born in Sierra Leone, West Africa, Madieu Williams moved to the United States at age nine and lived in Lanham, Md. In 2004.
Ricardo Antonio Chavira
Actor, Desperate Housewives
Former Commissioner, US Food & Drug Administration
Roger and Kathy Cawthon
Founders of The Cancer Crusade
Actress & Author
Olympic Diver & Author
Dr. Pamela Peeke
Medicine & Health Commentator
Academy Award-Winning Actress
Inspirational Football Coach
Actress / Director
Authority on Women's Health, Bestselling Author of "Goddesses Never Age"
Gold Medal-Winning Olympic Figure Skater; Founder of I-Skate
Leading Neuroscientist At the Nicolelis Laboratory at Duke University
Food Writer & Chief Innovation Officer at Purple Carrot
Dr. Laura Berman
Sex Educator, Therapist & Researcher
Leading Expert on Human/Machine Integration
Psychologist, Author & Motivator
Holly Robinson Peete
Celebrated Author, Actress and Advocate for Health and Families
Health Expert / Columnist
Academy Award-Winning Actress & Cancer Survivor
S. Ward Casscells
A world-renowned scientist and cardiologist, the Honorable S. Ward Casscells is one of the most published physicians in the nation and holds over two dozen patents ranging from medical devices to state-of-the-art health surveillance technologies.
Executive Producer of CBS This Morning, VP of Programming at CBS News, Co-Creator of Morning Joe, and Author of What I Learned When I Almost Died
Actress, Comedian & Women's Activist
Dynamic Speaker, Spokesperson and Actress
Former NFL Head Coach & Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee
Medical Internet Pioneer
World-Famous Animal Scientist, Autism Self-Advocate, Author of "Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism"
Women's Basketball Coach
Health & Fitness Guru
NBA Hall of Famer & Businessman
Former Football Coach, Front Office Executive, and Author
Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
Behavioral Scientist & Best-Selling Author
Kayce Freed Jennings
Co-Founder and Executive VP, The Documentary Group
Actor, Ugly Betty / Education Advocate
Healthcare Futurist & Correspondent
America's Nutrition Leader
Golden Globe Winning Actress
Psychologist & Consultant
Best Known for her Role on Sex and the City as Miranda Hobbes; Spokesperson for "Act on Red" Health Campaign- Rosacea
Manager of the Cleveland Indians & Former Professional Baseball Player
Actress & American Heart Association Spokeswoman
Henry W. Foster
Physician / Author / Social Educator
Michael Patrick MacDonald
Cardiologist & Author of The Women’s Health Heart Program
Tobacco Control & Ethics Crusader
Former President & CEO Of The American Red Cross
Substance Abuse Prevention Advocate
Actress & Animal Rights Activist
Chair of the Campaign to Help Afghan Women & Girls
Medical Luminary & Physician
Exercise Guru & Best-Selling Author
Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations; Co-Author of Three Best-selling Books
Edward (Ned) Hallowell
ADHD Expert, NY Times Best Selling Author, Psychiatrist, Harvard Medical Faculty, Founder of Hallowell Centers
Award-Winning Actress, Dancer & Singer
Reality Television Star, Retired Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Decathlete
Celebrity Trainer & Lifestyle Expert
Former Major League Baseball Player, Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Dodgers
Author & Therapist
Hall of Famer and former Boston Bruins forward; Current President of Boston Bruins; Founded the Cam Neeely Foundation for Cancer Care
Famed Psychosexual Therapist & Alzheimer's Caregiving Authority
Actress & Civil Liberties Activist
Motivational Speaker and Sports Executive; Senior Vice President of the NBA’s Orlando Magic
Dr. Susan Blumenthal
Former US Assistant Surgeon General & Rear Admiral
Inspirational Radio Host
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Activist for Human Rights
Leading Activist & Best-Selling Author
Tony Award-Winning Actor
Award-winning Broadcaster and Best-selling Author Lynn Sherr; Correspondent 20/20
Registered Dietician & Journalist
Academy Award-Winning Actress / Author
Health & Wellness Advocate and Journalist.
Gold Medalist Speed Skater; Most Decorated Winter Games Athlete
Personality on MTV's "Real World/Road Rules Challenge," Speaker on Cancer and Women's Issues
Fitness Expert, Author and Personal Trainer
Television Personality, Attorney & Author
Host of TLC’S Shalom in the Home.
Comedian & Cancer Survivor
Jeanette Jenkins, founder and President of The Hollywood Trainer is one of the country's leading fitness experts, known best for her cutting-edge style, results-driven cross-training techniques, and supreme ability to motivate.
Dr. Miriam Nelson
Director, Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition
Actor, Producer, Director, Writer, Song Writer/Lyricist, Activist, Humanitarian
Actor Known for His Role in "Desperate Housewives;" Health Activist
Award-winning Actress, Writer and Producer
Authority on Leadership, Change & Customer Service
Triathlon Champion / Motivator
Chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates (SGA); Leadership Development Expert
Former Health News Anchor, CNN Headline News
Dr. Deborah Tannen
Relationship & Communication Expert
Pediatrician / Author
ESPN SportsCenter Anchor
News Correspondent and Best-Selling Author
Psychiatrist & Expert on Violence
LL Cool J
Hip-Hop Artist & Actor
Dr. Gregory Stock
Human Genetics & Evolution Expert
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Self-Empowerment Expert Known as The "Father of Motivation"
Anchor, CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°"
Futurist, Author and Demographic Trends Expert; Co-Founder & Senior VP, Age Wave
Physician, Founder and Director of Gesundheit Institute; Inspiration for Patch Adams
Actress / Cancer Survivor
Adventurer / Entrepreneur / Author
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist
Filmmaker & CEO, Freeform / Founder, Lybba.org
Educator & Author of The Price of Privilege
Highest Ranking African American Female in the US Navy
Angela E. Oh
Attorney & Civil Rights Activist
Healthcare Policy Reform Expert
Actress, Author, and Domestic Abuse Awareness Advocate
Innovation & Operational Expert
Grammy Nominated Singer and Actress, Known for "Soul Food" and "Ugly Betty"
Lawyer & Former Attorney General
Acclaimed Author / Psychologist
Former Senate Majority Leader; Former U.S. Senator of Kansas; 1996 Presidential Nominee
Healthy Lifestyle Expert
Fun. Uplifting. Down-to-earth. That's how audiences describe John Cassis. John's presentations offer a rare blend of humor, entertainment and content - something you don't get with every speaker. John is the founder and president of The Cassis Group, a co
Political Commentator, Radio Show Host & Journalist
Registered Nurse, Co-author of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul
Founder of Kinko's, Philanthropist-Chairman of the Orfalea Foundation, and a Serial Entrepreneur
Athlete & Motivator
Author, Psychologist, Expert on Violence & Children
Author of Appetite for Life & Founder, HealthBarn USA
Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch
US Army Retired Lieutenant Colonel / Education Advocate
Former NFL Player & Inspiration for the Movie "Invincible"
Poet, Educator & Best-Selling Author
Former CEO, American Heart Assoc.
Co-Principal Investigator, Adverse Childhood Experience Study
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist & Political Commentator
Innovative Teambuilding Expert
Mark Victor Hansen
Founder and Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Book Series, Voted as one of the Top Five Speakers of all Time. Mega-Entrepreneur, Devoted Philanthropist
Co-Author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul" Series
Hilarious Motivator, Change Expert, Six-Time Emmy Winner; and Best-selling Author
Work & Life Balance Expert
Expert in Management Performance
Motivator / Comedian
Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker
Don Hutson's careers in speaking, management and sales have brought him many honors.
Motivational Speaker on Balanced Life and Values
Dr. Donnica Moore
Nationally Recognized Women's Health Expert and Advocate; "Doctor on Call" Columnist for First for Women Magazine
Corporate Nutrition Consultant.
Jennifer Webb is an internationally recognized motivational speaker, author and trainer.
Deborah Perry Piscione
Bestselling Innovation Author and Entrepreneur
Pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles; Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990
Tennis Superstar & Activist
Best-Selling Author & Screenwriter
Public Relations Expert & Activist
Dr. Alice Domar
Mind / Body Health Expert
Expert on Life Balance
Anti-Gender Violence Activist / Author
Authority on Child Development
US Health Policy Advisor
Grammy Award-Winning Composer
Author, Journalist & News Analyst; Publisher, Founder & Owner of Catalina Magazine; Contributing Editor to Washington Post Magazine
Eric Jerome Dickey
New York Times Best-Selling Author
World Wrestling Champion
Ken Venturi, the 2000 President's Cup Captain, was forced to retire from the PGA Tour at the age of 33 due to severe carpal tunnel syndrome. He found a new career as a golf analyst for CBS Sports. Ken has been singled out by Golf Digest as the Nation's to
Internationally Recognized Expert on School Crisis
Former Mayor of New York City
Actor / Stroke Survivor
African-Italian American Actor, Director, Producer; Best Known for his Role as Gustavo "Gus" Fring on AMC's Breaking Bad
Deputy of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Olympic Gold Medalist, Health Advocate & Cancer Survivor
Olivia Newton John
Singer, Actress, Breast Cancer Survivor & Philanthropist
Entertainment Journalist & Activist
CEO & Founder, The Caregiving Club
Healthcare Management Expert
Psychologist & Author of "The Explosive Child" and "Lost at School," Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Founder of the nonprofit organization Lives in the Balance
Tina McElroy Ansa
Golf Commentator for CBS Sports, Bestselling Author & Former PGA Tour Pro
Director of the Boston Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Expert on Teenagers
The Color Orange
Best-Selling Author & Relationship Expert
Actor / Director / Humanitarian
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Author
Actor / Patient Safety Advocate
NBA Player & Poet
Pro Football Player, Rhodes Scholar & Humanitarian
Director, The Center for Health Policy Research & Ethics
Award-Winning Journalist, Best-Selling Author and Health and Wellness Advocate
Actor & Activist
President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Registered Dietitian & Health Expert.
Lung Transplant Survivor & Author of Sick Girl Speaks
Motivational Speaker; Author of THE GOOD STUFF: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness
Best-Selling Author & "Human Guinea Pig"
Spinal Cord Injury-Recovering Athlete & Motivator
CBS Correspondent & Author
Founder of Monster.com & Eons.com
Photographer / Author / Expert on Supercentenarians
National Geographic Writer, Renowned Explorer and Author, "Blue Zones"
Dr. Gary Small
Bestselling Authority on the "Brain, Aging, and Alzheimer's Disease"; Professor of psychiatry and director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior.
Father of Conceptual vs Experimental Theory of Creativity
Grammy Award-Winning Singer / Actress
Dr. David DeLong
Henry S. Lodge, MD
Lifestyle, Health & Aging Expert
Psychiatrist & Author of "The Brain's Way of Healing"
Dr. Mary Ann Bauman
Women's Health Expert.
Cardiologist & Author.
Humanitarian & Author of The Third Wave
Supermodel & CEO, Kathy Ireland Worldwide
Psychologist, Happiness Expert & Harvard Professor
Productivity & Time Management Expert
America's No. 1 Crisis Management Expert and Inspiration for ABC's Hit Show, "Scandal"
Psychologist; Expert in Emotional Intelligence and Performance
Best-selling Author, "Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries"
Judge Cristina Perez
Lawyer, Judge "Cristina’s Court," Community Activist
Organization & Time Management Expert
Sciologist & Happiness Expert
Star of 'Jersey Shore'
Beer Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of The Boston Beer Co.
Author / Breast Cancer Survivor
Ambassador Nancy Goodman Brinker
Founder, Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Best known for her role as Julie Kotter in the iconic 1970s TV series Welcome Back Kotter and as the eponymous "Honey" in the Honey I Shrunk the Kids movies,
Former Chief Science and Medical Correspondent, NBC News
Breast Cancer Survivor / Creator, Myself: Together Again
Cancer Survivor & Journalist
Author of Laughter Is the Breast Medicine
Entertainment Journalist & Breast Cancer Survivor
Leading Women's Health Expert & ABC's Senior Medical Contributor
Award-Winning Actress & Activist
Screenwriter & Cancer Survivor
Carmen Marc Valvo
American Fashion Designer & Colon Cancer Survivor
Radio Talk Show Host
Singer-Songwriter, Actress, "Empress of Soul"
Professional Baseball Outfielder; 5-Time MLB All-Star; Recovering Substance Abuser
Cancer, Plane Crash & Heart Disease Survivor
Musician, Actor & Activist
Andrew von Eschenbach
Leading Public Health Executive & Physician.
Cancer Survivor & Ironman Triathlete.
Co-Founder, National Family Caregivers Association.
Neuroscientist & Star of "The Big Bang Theory"
Mayor of Oklahoma City
The first person with diabetes to reach the South Pole, Will Cross is a world class athlete whose achievements have been covered by CNN, BBC, The Today Show, Discovery Channel, Voice of America, KDKA News and Talk Radio, and ABC, CBS, and NBC national aff
Mary Tyler Moore
Actress, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
Ironman Triathlete with Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Robyn Silverman
Body Image, Bullying Expert & Leadership, Success Coach
Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Gymnast
Controversial Author, Journalist, Professor and Food Policy Expert in the Global Economy
Star of Food Network's "Rescue Chef"
Director of Food, Inc.
Award-Winning Biographer & Historian.
The Bernie Madoff Whistleblower
Trendspotter & Leading Pollster
John Zogby & S. Ward Casscells
Dr. S. Ward Casscells, vice president of external relations and public policy at UTHealth and John Zogby.
Former Presidential Candidate & Consumer Advocate
Independent Health Policy and Ethics Journalist and Analyst; Leading Voice in Healthcare Reform
Roslyn M. Brock
Former Editor In Chief Of The New England Health Journal
Medical Economist & Author
David Pearce Snyder
Social Forecaster & Consultant
Former Governor of Massachusetts
Business and Technology Futurist and Author, "The Extreme Future and Technofutures"
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Maryland's 1st Female Lt. Governor
Youth Violence Expert / Physician
President of Health Futures, Inc.
Contributing Editor, Roll Call and Commentator, FOX News
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
Former Secretary of Health, Education & Welfare
Founding President & CEO of the New America Foundation
The Three Doctors
Role Models; Authors; Civic Leaders
NPR's Multimedia Team on the Global Economy
Former US Congressman / Author
Former French Minister of Foreign & European Affairs
President & CEO, NBCH
Researcher & Filmmaker
Sir Richard Branson
Founder of Virgin Group
Dr. Robert Galvin
CEO, Equity Healthcare
Robert Wachter, M.D
Global Leader in Healthcare Safety, Quality, Policy, IT; Author, “The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age”
Gary S. Kaplan
Healthcare Administration Leader
Tonya Lewis Lee
Author, Producer & Activist
Economist / Authority on Healthcare / Author
Innovation Expert and Author, The Medici Effect
John Kenagy, MD, MPA
Physician, Healthcare Executive & Author
Founder of CORE HEALTH
Social Justice Advocate and Women's Health Expert
Senior Policy Adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Good Food Fast with Family Circle, Food Network
CEO & Founder, OneWorld Health
Expert in Clinical Quality Improvement & Patient Safety.
Dr. Jeffrey Bauer
Health Futurist, Author and Medical Economist
Entertainer for Healthcare Audiences
Former Lead Solo for the Blue Angels
Heart Transplant Survivor
Customer Service Expert, Formerly with the Disney Institute, Business Author
Workplace & Leadership Expert
Pro Football Hall of Famer
Comedian, Actor & Writer
Actress Best Known for "The Hunger Games" Film Series and "Pitch Perfect"
Founder & CEO, Global Poverty Project
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Laureate & Human Rights Activist
Actress, Choreographer, Activist and "The View" Co-host
AIDS Activist & Advocate
Actress & Singer
Award-Winning Actress & Activist
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actress, Singer & Producer
Poet, Musician, & Social Educator
Jada Pinkett Smith
Actress & Founder, 100% WOMON
Actress & Comedian; Star of Neflix's "Grace and Frankie"
Award-Winning Actress; Best Known for "Taxi" & "The Last Picture Show"
Activist & HIV/AIDS Educator
Louis Gossett Jr.
Oscar-Winning Actor, Founder of the Eracism Foundation
Gay Student Activist
Award-Winning Actor, Lost
Author / Foreign Relations Expert
Anchor and Executive Editor
Emmy-Winning Actress and Gay Rights Activist
Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Host of Survivor
Influential Global Leader
Award-Winning Producer/Founder of FilmAid.
Filmmaker & Actor
Actress / Singer / Author
Singer / Television Personality
Star of "Little People, Big World"
Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation; Author
Best-Selling Author of the Rizzoli & Isles Series
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
Scientist and Author of "My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey"
Dr. Samantha Nutt
Founder & Executive Director, War Child North America
Dr. Hugh Herr
Associate Professor, Media Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Director, Boston Medical Center Child Protection Team
Healthcare Expert, Author, Journalist, Former TV Commentator and Former Washington Post Reporter.
Scientist / Orthopaedic Surgeon
World Boxing Champion & Entrepreneur
Chief Legal Affairs Anchor, ABC News; Founder, Abrams Media
Humorist / Author of It's Not You, It's Biology
Jennifer Finney Boylan
Professor, Celebrated LGBT Activist & Author
Judge Mablean Ephriam
Divorce Court Judge
New York Times Best-Selling Author
Journalist & Author, Women's Right's Activist
National Executive Director of The Black Think Tank
Author, Supergirls Speak Out
Columnist & Author
Author & Esteem Coach
Jessica Weiner is an actionist - motivating and inspiring people to take action in their everyday lives.
Expert on the Psychology of "Applied Imagination"
Peter S. Greenberg
CBS News Travel Editor; Former Travel Editor for NBC's Today
Decathlon World Champion
Behavioral Economist, Social Entrepreneur & Author
Nutrition Author, Former Co-Host, The Chew
Dancing with the Stars Champion; Mental Health Activist
Postpartum Depression & Women's Mental Health Advocate.
Filmmaker & Founder, Family Health Alliance.
Martha Williamson is a 20-year veteran of the entertainment industry.
Survivor & Anti-Sex Slavery Activist
World's Oldest Performing Female Bodybuilder.
Actress of Stage & Screen
Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocate & Best-Selling Author
Trafficking Survivor & Domestic Violence Prevention Activist
Dr. Robert Cialdini
CEO and President of Influence at Work; Author of the New York Times Bestseller "Influence: Science & Practice"
Founding President & CEO, Age Wave
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
President of Basketball Operations for the L.A. Lakers; Two-Time Basketball Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Motivational Speaker