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Ann Kulze, M.D.      

Wellness Expert, Physician & Bestselling Author

As a physician, best-selling author, and motivational speaker, Dr. Ann Kulze, is on a personal crusade to share the joys of healthy living with as many people as possible. She is a renowned authority in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and disease prevention. As a gifted teacher with exhilarating energy and passion, Dr. Ann transforms all the “new science” of healthy living into programs that are simple, easy, and fun!

With her unique background and formal training in both nutrition and medicine, along with her extensive “hands on” experience as a wife, mother of four, and trusted family physician, Dr. Ann has distinguished herself as a one-of-a-kind “real world” nutrition and wellness expert. Growing up in a family with a rich heritage in science and medicine, Dr. Ann developed an interest in wellness and specifically nutrition at an early age. Following her passion, she attended Clemson University and graduated with honors with a degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition. She received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, where she received numerous academic awards and graduated as the Valedictorian of her class. Following her professional training, she worked as a family physician for 14 years and ultimately retired from her clinical practice in 2002 to devote her professional life solely to wellness promotion.

Dr. Ann is the founder and CEO of Just Wellness LLC, a wellness education firm committed to providing high quality, user-friendly educational resources. She is a highly sought motivational speaker and has delivered over 300 inspirational speeches, including many keynotes. Dr. Ann has also authored six books on health and wellness, including the award-winning, best-selling Eat Right for Life® series (WELCOA). Hundreds of North American businesses and organizations, including some of the country’s leading medical centers, have used her books to guide their employees and members to better health.

Dr. Ann has been featured in many national media outlets including the Dr. Oz show, Oprah and Friends Radio, Time Magazine, NPR, WebMD, CNN Radio, Prevention, and Redbook, among many others. She was the national spokesperson for Ruby Tuesday’s SMART EATING initiative and is a regular guest on the Midwest’s WBCL’s mid-morning program. When she is not writing, researching, or motivating others through her public or corporate speaking engagements, Dr. Ann lives her wellness message, enjoying swimming, running, kayaking, cooking, and spending time with her wonderful family.

Dr. Ann lives with her husband and four children in her native Charleston, SC. She currently serves on the Medical Advisory Boards of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) and the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Board of Directors for the Lowcountry Open Land Trust, and the City of Charleston Wellness Advisory Council. She is a recipient of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Champion Seal and an Aspen Institute Liberty Fellow.

Speech Topics


Eat Right for Life! (Up to 90 Minutes)

With explosive enthusiasm, Dr. Ann delivers THE blueprint for healthy eating in a way that anyone can sink their teeth into permanently!

The Happiness Diet (Up to 90 Minutes)

The foods that cross our lips have a profound influence on the structure, function, and health our brains. In this totally uplifting and lively talk, Dr. Ann inspires and teaches the audience how to use food to enhance peace of mind and lower stress, while unleashing the remarkable power of the human brain.

Weigh Less for Life! (Up to 90 Minutes)

With her signature passion and inspired energy, Dr. Ann shares what the very best science tells us are the very best ways to lose weight for good and feel great for life.

Live Life! (Up to 90 Minutes)

Dr. Ann says it all in this “comprehensive” healthy living program. She provides state-of-the-art guidance for optimal nutrition and healthy lifestyle practices to set everyone on the irresistible path to lifelong wellness and vitality.

Nature: Our Best Kept Secret for Better Health (Up to 90 Minutes)

Mother Nature may be the most powerful prescription of all. In this fabulously “fresh” and captivating talk, Dr. Ann shares how a dose of Mother Nature triggers a multitude of powerful physiologic changes that can enhance well-being and reduce the risk of a startling range of diseases.

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