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Brett Blumenthal is bestselling author of 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You (January 2012) and Get Real and STOP Dieting! (December 2010). She regularly speaks at conferences, spas and wellness centers, and consults on topics of health and wellbeing, as well as business strategy. Her writing is regularly featured on popular sites including: Yahoo!, Shine from Yahoo!, Divine Caroline, Intent and Gather. She has also been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spa Magazine, Stuff Boston, American Fitness, The METRO and Organic Spa Magazine. Brett has appeared on NBC, FOX and CBS, as well as on Martha Stewart’s Whole Living Radio Show – on Sirius Radio, and Magic 106.7, Talk 96.9, and WBZ 1030 in Boston. She is a regular guest on Better Connecticut (WFSB – CBS, Hartford, CT) and MyFox – 25 in Boston. She has 20 years of experience in wellness promotion and almost 10 years experience in management consulting; including branding, change management, and training strategy and development for Fortune 100 companies. Brett has received numerous awards including: Shine from Yahoo! “Woman of the Year;” Divine Caroline’s Love this Site! award; Intent’s Best Healthy Living Site Award; and Healthy Heart from Nature Made. Brett received her MBA from Johnson at Cornell University, where she graduated as a Park Fellow; she also earned her bachelors degree from Cornell University. She is certified by WELCOA (Wellness Council of America) and AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America).
Dr. Lori Shemek, the best-selling author of “FIRE-UP YOUR FAT BURN! and leading health expert, The Huffington Post has recognized Dr. Shemek twice as one of the TOP 16 HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPERTS alongside such names as Dr. Oz and David Zinczenko author of ‘Eat This, Not That’ and the Huffington Post also recognized her as one of the TOP 35 DIET AND NUTRITION EXPERTS. She is also a health expert for the ABC TV show, GOOD MORNING TEXAS. She is a leading authority on inflammation and its role in weight loss, preventing disease and optimizing health. Dr. Shemek holds a Doctorate in Psychology; she is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Life Coach. She has appeared on numerous top-rated radio talk shows as well as TV; She has been featured in Ladies Home Journal, Shape Magazine, Health Magazine, I-Village, Yahoo, Livestrong, CNN, Fox News, The Ricki Lake Show – Friends of Ricki and many others.
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E. Ted Chandler, MD, FACP Founder, Diabetes Free America™ and Diabetes Free University™ In private practice, as a professor of medicine, and as a diabetes researcher, Dr. Chandler has dedicated over 55 years to the healing of others. Below is a list of noteworthy events through his life of medical service: • Graduated from Wake Forest University with honors and membership in Phi Beta Kappa • Graduated from the University of North Carolina Medical School • One of the first eight Morehead Scholars • Membership in Alpha Omega Alpha and Medical Honor Society • Received Internal Medicine degree from Wake Forest, Baptist Hospital Medical Center • Professor Emeritus, Wake Forest, Baptist Hospital Medical Center • Author of numerous peer-reviewed health-related articles for Medical Journals • Fellowship in the American College of Physicians • Created Personal Healthnotes, a patient education system used in numerous clinics and hospitals • Physician of record in more than a dozen clinical studies • Helped design and served as medical director for Community Care Center, a free clinic for low-income patients • Selected as one of three physicians to conduct the Wake Forest Accord Trial, a NIH study of Type 2 diabetes–the largest study of Type 2 diabetes ever designed • Recipient of the 2002 Humanism in Medicine Award • Conducted medical missionary clinics in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Dominican Republic.
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