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Dr. Ian Smith          

Doctor, New York Times Bestselling Author, Medical Contributor & Host of "The Doctors"

Dr. Ian Smith is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books, "Shred: The Revolutionary Diet," "Super Shred: The Big Results Diet," and "Blast The Sugar Out." Dr. Smith’s highly anticipated book, "The Clean 20," became an instant New York Times bestseller, helping hundreds of thousands of people reduce bad sugars from their diet, lose weight, lower blood sugar levels, and cut the cravings.

Dr. Smith was appointed by President Obama to a second term on the prestigious President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. He is currently the medical contributor and co-host of the nationally syndicated television show The Rachael Ray Show.

He is a co-host of the Emmy award winning syndicated daytime talk show, "The Doctors." He also served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s highly-rated Celebrity Fit Club, and is the creator and founder of the national health initiatives The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile. Dr. Smith is the former medical correspondent for NBC News network and for NewsChannel 4 in New York, where he filed reports for NBC Nightly News and The Today Show as well as WNBC’s various news broadcasts. He has appeared extensively on various broadcasts including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey Show, The Talk, Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper 360, CNN, MSNBC and many more. He has written for various publications including Time, Newsweek, Men’s Fitness, and the New York Daily News, and has been featured in several other publications including, People, Redbook, Details Magazine, Essence, Ebony, University of Chicago Medicine on the Midway, Cosmopolitan, and Black Enterprise.

A highly-sought after speaker, Dr. Smith’s work has been honored by several organizations, including the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for his coverage on the momentous events beginning on Sept. 11, 2001. He is also very active in charitable causes. Dr. Smith has also served on the boards of the American Council on Exercise, the New York Mission Society, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, The New York Council for the Humanities, and The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity.

Dr. Smith graduated from Harvard College with an AB and received a master’s in science education from Teachers College of Columbia University. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed the last two years of his medical education and graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Dr. Smith is the creator of the SHRED brand which includes SHRED Pop Popcorn and SHRED Bars with other products in development.

Speech Topics

"The Blackbird Papers" - Releasing Your Creativity

Shrinking the Gap: It's About Time

The Obesity Epidemic

The Science of Happiness

Health Disparities

The Future You

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Cultural Competency

Health disparities in this country continue to stain the supposed health equality intentions that have been advocated for decades. Why do the less fortunate – financially and educationally – continue to see skyrocketing rates of disease, suffering, and death? Sometimes the system that means well simply doesn't get it.

In this provocative keynote speech, doctor, speaker and television personality Dr. Ian Smith investigates the healthcare divide, offering causes and direction toward equal healthcare for the future.

Health, Wellness, Exercise & Nutrition

HAPPY: Simple Steps to Get the Most Out of Life

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Dr. Ian Smith returns to reformatted ‘The Doctors’ as new host
Dr. Ian Smith returns to “The Doctors” — this time as the revamped show’s solo host for its 13th season premiering Monday (8 a.m.) on WLNY/Ch. 55.
Dr. Ian Smith helps Chicago cops 'Shred' weight, get in shape ...
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