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Bob Arnot      

Medical and Foreign Correspondent and Best-Selling

Dr. Bob Arnot is the former Medical Anchor to CNBC's dLife, a television series dedicated to empowering the millions of Americans living with diabetes which ran from 2005 to 2013. One of the most recognized names in the medical and health professions, Arnot was formerly Chief Medical Editor and Special Foreign Correspondent for NBC news, Arnots reporting has covered breaking stories ranging from weight loss to cancer to epidemic and pandemic disease crises to the front lines on all major foreign developments, including the war on terror and even the harrowing civil unrest in Sudans Darfur region.

Prior to joining NBC in December 1996, Dr. Arnot was health correspondent for the CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning. He is also a veteran foreign correspondent, having covered the Gulf War, the Rwandan genocide, and civil wars in Burundi, the Congo, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Mozambique, Uganda, and Kosovo. He has covered epidemic disease from Ebola in Central Africa and AIDS in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Malawi to Cholera in Bangladesh, Somalia, and Turkey. Partly because of his Bachelor's degree in Islamic Studies, he was reporting from Pakistan prior to the U.S. retaliation to the September 11th terrorist attacks. He is also reporting extensively on the threat of biological and chemical attacks and the anthrax scare that has gripped the nation.

He plays an active role in international relief and serves on the Board of Directors of Save The Children and the U.N. high Commission for Refugees (USA). He is a veteran 6,000-hour pilot and has covered air disasters including that of JFK Jr., Egyptair, Alaska Air, and the Concorde.

He won the Dupont Award for its insider's look at the use and abuse of crack (48 Hours on Crack Street) and the Overseas Press Club award for NBC's team coverage of the floods in Mozambique.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Bob received a bachelor of Medical Science degree from Dartmouth College in 1972 and a medical degree from McGill University in Montreal in 1974.

He began his medical career as the founder and chief of the Lake Placid Sports Medical Center, where he not only served as administrator but also as the physician for the 1977-80 U.S. Ski Team and the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. He continues as an active member of the U.S. Ski Team Board of Directors.

From 1980 to 1984, Dr. Bob served as national medical director of the National Emergency Service, where he was responsible for the education and quality control of 2,500 physicians in 116 hospitals across the country and for the planning and implementation of emergency services.

A successful author, Dr. Arnot has published ten books including Januarys Seven Steps to Stop a Heart Attack. His other books include Sports Selection (1985), a comprehensive sports science book; The Best Medicine (1992), a book which gives concrete, practical advice on how to receive the best medical treatment possible; Dr. Bob Arnot's Guide to Turning Back the Clock (1995), a complete fitness program for men featuring nutrition, sports, and exercise; Dr. Bob Arnots Revolutionary Weight Control Program (1997), a groundbreaking step-by-step diet program; The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet (1998), The Biology of Success (2000), a book which focuses on the role that positive mental energy plays in living a successful and satisfying life, The Prostate Cancer Protection Plan (2000), the Healthy Breast Cook Book (2001), and Wear and Tear: Stop the Pain and Put the Spring Back in your Body (2002).

A veteran lecturer, he has spoken before business organizations and conventions, colleges, sports groups, and community hospitals from Massachusetts to Florida, to California and Hawaii. Giving a motivational speech or discussing the threat of biological warfare, Dr. Bob captivates audiences with intelligence, energy, and charm. His medical career is one that has set standards, changed accepted ideas, and created a greater ability to understand our own physical being.

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