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Health & Wellness

 

The health speakers we represent offer bold solutions for everything from personal health (what you can do for yourself) to institutions and systems of distributing healthcare (how we can help everyone).

 
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Laurie Garrett

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Speaker on Ebola, Zika, Global Health, and Prevention

Laurie Garrett is one of America’s most trusted speakers on global public health, infectious disease, and, recently, the Ebola crisis and the emerging Zika virus. The only person to win the three P’s ...

Dr. Richard Heinzl

Founder of Doctors Without Borders, Canada

Richard Heinzl is the founder of Doctors Without Borders Canada: the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization that has inspired a movement among medical professionals to help the world’s most vulnerable...

Dr. Samantha Nutt

Humanitarian, Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA, and Bestselling Author of Damned Nations

Dr. Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. A medical doctor and a founder of the renowned international humanitarian organization War Child, D...

Susan Pinker

Psychologist and Author of The Village Effect and The Sexual Paradox

Psychologist and award-winning author Susan Pinker is a seasoned observer of modern communication and social contact. Whether writing on gender differences, as in The Sexual Paradox, or on why face-to...

Jessica Green

TED Senior Fellow | Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder of Phylagen

How can we create sustainable cities and healthier buildings—including classrooms, hospitals, offices, and homes—by studying microbes? TED Senior Fellow Jessica Green explains how in visually rich tal...

Gina Kolata

New York Times Reporter for Science and Medicine; Author of Mercies in Disguise, Rethinking Thin, Ultimate Fitness, and Flu

Gina Kolata demystifies the science of personal health. The author of six books, including 2017’s Mercies in Disguise, Kolata’s acclaimed writing and front page New York Times stories—on stem cell res...

Michael Landsberg

Mental Health Speaker and Host of TSN's Off the Record

Brash and witty, Michael Landsberg generates great fun during his customized and interactive talks. A seasoned on-stage pro, his talks are diverting and smart, injected with large doses of humor. Not ...

Misha Glouberman

Negotiations Expert; Co-Author of The Chairs Are Where the People Go

Misha Glouberman is an expert on the subtle arts of negotiation and communication. He takes the principles of good negotiation and better listening, and applies them to a broad set of circumstances to...

Jennifer Brea

Director of the Documentary Unrest | Disability Rights Advocate

Five years ago, Jennifer Brea suddenly fell ill with a disease doctors couldn’t diagnose. Without treatment, she became bedridden—and unable to move. But that’s when she chose to fight back. By docume...

Corey Hirsch

Former NHL Goalie & Olympic Silver Medalist | NHL Goalie Coach & TV Analyst | Outspoken Mental Health Advocate

At 22, Corey Hirsch had it all: he’d backstopped Team Canada to a silver medal and drank from the Stanley Cup. But few knew of his struggles with OCD—the mental illness that cost him his prospects (an...

Bryant Terry

Author of Grub and Winner of a James Beard Leadership Award

Chef, food justice activist, and critically-acclaimed author Bryant Terry has spent the past ten years working to build a more just and sustainable food system. Using cooking as a tool to illuminate t...

Jeffrey Simpson

Former National Affairs Columnist for The Globe and Mail

One of Canada’s foremost political commentators, Jeffrey Simpson was The Globe and Mail’s National Affairs columnist for over three decades, and has won this country’s highest honours for journalism. ...

Dr. Jennifer Gardy

Guest Host of The Nature of Things

Jennifer Gardy’s enthusiasm for science is refreshing. Called “the new Suzuki” by The Globe and Mail, she is a senior scientist at the BC Centre for Disease Control and was guest host for one of the h...

Dr. Marla Shapiro

On-Air Medical Consultant for CTV National News and Host of Dr. Marla and Friends

Dr. Marla Shapiro is one of Canada’s most trusted guides to personal health and well-being. A warm, compelling, and compassionate speaker, she gives practical advice on developing and maintaining a he...

Drew Dudley

Founder of Day One Leadership

Drew Dudley believes we routinely ignore a huge percentage of the leadership that exists around us. He aims to remedy this by helping individuals and organizations create “cultures of everyday leaders...

Adria Vasil

Author of Ecoholic, Leading Environmental Columnist

Through her accessible and comprehensive books, the popular green advice column she’s been writing since 2004, her public lectures, and her regular appearances on CBC News, CTV’s Canada AM, and many o...

Johann Hari

Bestselling Author of Chasing the Scream

“Almost everything we know about addiction is wrong,” says journalist Johann Hari. And in his New York Times bestselling book and viral TED Talk, he offers surprising and optimistic ways of dealing wi...

Mark Schatzker

Author of The Dorito Effect

Mark Schatzker has found a radical new way to talk about food and health—and it’s all about flavor. In The Dorito Effect (“Illuminating”—The New York Times) he shows how taste and nutrition don’t have...

Esther Perel

Psychotherapist and Expert on Personal Interaction

Esther Perel is a provocative speaker on the science of human interaction—how professional and personal relationships work. She consults Fortune 500 companies on creating harmony within and among team...

Daniel Lerner

Instructor of NYU’s “The Science of Happiness” | Author of U Thrive

As instructor of the ever-popular NYU course, “The Science of Happiness,” and as author of U Thrive, Daniel Lerner is using positive psychology to help people lead happy lives. Using cutting-edge rese...

Vijay (Robert) Gupta

Founder of Street Symphony, TED Senior Fellow, and Mental Health Advocate

Vijay Gupta is a violinist whose interest in neurobiology and mental health issues has made him a world renowned advocate for the redemptive and regenerative power of music. A TED Senior Fellow, Gupta...

David Sax

Author of The Revenge of Analog, The Tastemakers, and Save the Deli

We work, sell, and live in the real world, argues David Sax—even amidst the so-called digital age. In his new book The Revenge of Analog (an NYT Critics’ choice for Top Books of 2016), Sax explains ho...

Yvonne Camus

A Motivational Speaker on Grit and Performance

How can an average businesswoman and mom outperform US Navy Seals? Here’s how: through grit, determination, and resilience. Yvonne Camus is one of the world’s most trusted speakers on teamwork and per...

Nathan Wolfe

Expert on the spread of pandemics worldwide

The Indiana Jones of virus hunting, Nathan Wolfe travels the world to track, study, and eradicate the next pandemic before it strikes. One of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, this Vira...

Emily Bazelon

Speaker on Bullying and Author of Sticks and Stones

Emily Bazelon is the author of Sticks and Stones, a major contribution to the national conversation on bullying. Clear-eyed and accessible, Stones was hailed in The New York Times as an “authoritative...

Jonathan Fader

Performance Psychologist | Director of Mental Conditioning for the New York Giants; Author of Life as Sport

How do pro athletes and high-performance influencers stay sharp and motivated? To Dr. Jonathan Fader, psychologist for the NY Giants, it’s all about mindfulness. A leader in sport performance psycholo...

Steven Page

Singer, Songwriter, and Canadian Icon

An articulate and mesmerizing speaker, Steven Page is utterly at home on the stage. Page—singer, songwriter, host of The Illegal Eater, and Canadian icon—has made an indelible mark on our country’s mu...

Shawn Achor

Author of The Happiness Advantage

Happiness speaker Shawn Achor teaches the most popular class at Harvard—a class on positive psychology. Achor has earned over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at the university, and is the CEO of...