Health & Fitness Speakers

Jalen Rose

ESPN/ABC Analyst; University of Michigan Fab Five and 13-year NBA Star; and Founder of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

Jalen Rose          ESPN/ABC analyst and former 13-year NBA star Jalen Rose is one of the few professional athletes to maintain a high profile post retirement. Long known for his post-game quotes and great relationship with the media, Jalen continues to show his versatility in the broadcast booth, in the entertainment world and as a philanthropist. Jalen was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, where he attended Southwestern High Sch...

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Dr. Ian Smith

Celebrity Medical/Diet Expert, Author, Radio Host & Speaker

Dr. Ian K. Smith         Dr. Smith has served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s highly-rated “Celebrity Fit Club,” the creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile?, and a medical contributor on the nationally syndicated television show “Rachael Ray.”Dr. Smith is also the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show “HealthWatch” on American Urban Radio Networks.He is the former medic...

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Michael Graves

Change in Order to Survive...The Professional and Personal Challenges of Starting a Business in a Recession

Michael Graves        An exceptionally motivated, sales and marketing professional who has effectively led large and diverse organizations to achieve profitable results and consistently exceed industry growth averages.  A results-driven executive with a proven track record of success; designing, establishing, launching and revitalizing corporate brands by utilizing consumer insights, social media and analytics. A charismatic leader, com...

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Three Doctors

Best Selling Authors • Community Partners • Health Experts • Motivational Speakers • National Role Models • Philanthropists

Dr. Sampson Davis   Board Certified ER Physician at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ         Dr. Rameck Hunt   Board certified Internist at University Medical Center at Princeton and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School         Dr. George Jenkins   Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Columbia University in New York City         Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins...

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Phyllis Yvonne Stickney

Best Selling Author, Custodian of the Cultural Consciousness Award recipient, inducted into Black Hall of Fame in 1998

Phyllis Yvonne-Stickney         Phyllis  has longevity and staying power in the industry. She has been at the vanguard for many of the improvements to the Theater and Arts Festivals that are presented annually such as THE NATIONAL BLACK THEARER FESTIVAL THE ANTIONAL BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL THE SHADES OF BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL THE URBAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL, THE PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL among other contributions. She is a born leader. An ...

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Chef Huda

Multi-talented Ambassador for the American Heart Association, Chef Huda was a favorite on ABC’s Show, ‘The Taste’ with Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson.

Chef Huda         Multi-talented celebrity chef, food & entertainment writer, fashionista, good food enthusiast and philanthropist, Chef Huda truly is a modern day Renaissance Woman. She is the CEO of Pretty and Delicious, a full service personal chef and culinary company and creator of the delicious destination for everything food "A Happy Food Place" the blog. With undeniably glam and class, great food and style are truly her gift to ...

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Dr. Sampson Davis

Best Selling Author • Health Expert • Motivational Speaker • National Role Model • Philanthropist

Sampson Davis M.D.        Board Certified ER Physician at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ       Dr. Sampson Davis’ life has come gratifyingly full-circle. Born as the fifth of six children in one of New Jersey’s poorest cities, Dr. Davis grew up in cramped living quarters, surrounded by fragmented families, crime, and drugs. Still, he was a good student, able to strike the fragile balance between being smart, yet socially...

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Dr. Janna Andrews

Medical Expert interested in tackling disparities. Dr. Andrews is a Radiation Oncologist at NSLIJ, and Assisstant Clinical Professor (Radiation Medicine) at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Dr. Janna Andrews         Dr. Janna knew at an early age that she wanted to be a doctor. Raised by her mother, Janna’s academic pursuits were encouraged and supported through her mother’s sacrifice. For her undergraduate degree, Janna attended Princeton University and received a BA in molecular biology. She then went on to attend Temple University School of Medicine, after which she specialized in radiation oncology. At that time, Jann...

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Dr. George Benjamin Brooks

Thought Leader • Leadership Trainer • Keynote Speaker • Author

Dr. George Benjamin Brooks, Jr.           To empower leaders to do great things is the mission of Dr. George Benjamin Brooks, Jr.      A spellbinding public speaker, award-winning writer and editor, established social, environmental, economic and civic leader, Dr. Brooks is an expert in aquaponics, transformational leadership, urban agriculture and sustainability. He holds a Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries from the School of Renewab...

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Dr. Bryant Cameron Webb

A Triple Threat (Doctor, Lawyer & Social Entrepreneur) specializing in Healthcare, Health Law and Health Policy.

Dr. Bryant Cameron Webb         Bryant Cameron Webb, M.D., J.D. is a resident physician in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Virginia, majoring in interdisciplinary studies through the University’s Echols Scholars program. After leaving U.Va., he sharpened his interests by developing a combined MD/JD graduate education program. He received...

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Bershan Shaw

Highly sought after speaker, author and life coach. Her life experiences and credentials make her the perfect combination to inspire and help people reach their best life.

Bershan Shaw          Bershan wasn’t born a warrior. She became one. Life coach, motivational speaker, multifaceted entrepreneur and two time breast cancer survivor, Bershan has dedicated her life to helping others embrace their inner warrior during life’s most difficult journeys. Bershan’s warrior odyssey began when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007. Originally from Washington D.C., Bershan received her B.S from Syracuse University ...

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Sharif Anael Bey

Moorish Science, Hidden African American History, Asiatic/African Operative Spirituality, Political/Civic Education/Mobilization, Health/Wellness, and Hand-To-Hand Combatives.

Sharif Anael Bey            Sharif is a dynamic and engaging scholar and author. He is the Syracuse NY Representative of the Moorish Science Temple of America, Lead Spokesman/Organizer for OPERATION PROCLAMATION, an Issues-Based Political Education/Mobilization initiative for urban centers, and the Founder of Unified Field Fitness, a training program for Operative Spirituality.   He is the Upstate Representative for Yee's Hung Ga In...

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Nwenna Kai

The Revolution starts at the Dinner Table

Nwenna Kai         Award-winning health expert, Nwenna Kai is revolutionizing America’s dinner tables one mouth at a time through speaking to and teaching individuals, families, and organizations about transforming their food paradigms through her innovative programs and dynamic and life-transforming lectures. Audiences learn how they can transform their lives by making healthier eating choices and shifting their mindsets around health.   After...

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Philip Lewis

The Master Builder who specializes in Motivation for Business Sales, Health/Fitness, Motivation, Inspiration, Image and Self Esteem, Christian, Religious

Philip Lewis         Phil Lewis is a Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Ordained Minister. He is the founder of Phil Lewis We Network, Evangelism Network. and Co Produced Joy and Strength Today TV Programs.   Phil has well over 20 years of business-planning and sales experience. He is a former Mr. Toronto, Mr. Ontario and Mr. New York bodybuilding champion. Phil Lewis started the first Walmart ...

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Rodney Collins

Dynamic speaker with unique ability to deliver a relevant, compelling and life changing message that crosses generational boundaries inspiring people to live out their purpose.

Rodney Collins         Rodney has traveled the world providing a life changing message in the United States, West Africa, and South America. He has (20) years of experience in both the For-Profit and Non-Profit arena as a Management Professional strategically mobilizing teams and providing expertise in aligning company missions and outcomes to meet vital community initiatives.He has a proven track record of successfully collaborating across organ...

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Dr. Njwen Anyangwe-Ngute

Dr. Njwen, Interdisciplinary Scientist, is passionate about Health and Wellness. Her specific interests are Cancer Awareness and the Role of Diet and Lifestyle in Chronic Disease Prevention.

Dr. Njwen Anyangwe-Ngute, Ph.D.         Dr. Anyangwe-Ngute is an Interdisciplinary Scientist / Toxicologist with diverse background in Regulatory Toxicology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, Molecular Biology, and Cancer Biology. She has substantial experience in the safety assessment of food and dietary ingredients. She served as a Toxicology and Food Safety Consultant at Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulting Firm, providing regulator...

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Damue Bagwell

I help people with high blood pressure and diabetes exercise.

Damue Bagwell         Damue discovered that he suffered from high blood pressure at the age of 18. He had an unhealthy diet of fried foods and food containing high volumes of salt. Unaware that his diet and high blood pressure were a serious problem, his kidney function went down to 5%.With Damue’s kidneys functioning so poorly, he was forced to undergo dialysis. On September 6, 1993, he was blessed with a kidney from his mother.As Damu...

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Dr. Clarence Lee

CEO of CMLEEJR Co., a global leadership and performance consultancy that helps people live a purpose-focused life.

Dr. Clarence Lee         Dr. Lee is an author, speaker, physician-executive, and entrepreneur. He serves as a Center Medical Director for U.S. HealthWorks an occupational medicine and urgent care service provider in Sacramento.Prior to taking this position Dr. Lee served as an active duty Air Force Officer at Beale AFB in the 9th Aerospace Medicine Squadron where he held the rank of Captain and the position of Flight Surgeon. Dr. Lee su...

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Hakeem Rahim

A leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery.

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A.          Hakeem is a leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery and speaks openly about his 14 year journey with bipolar disorder to audiences across the country. Inspired to address the stigma of mental health, he became a certified National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) In Our Own Voice speaker. In 2013, Hakeem became the NAMI Queens/Nassau Let’s Talk Mental Illness presenter. Throug...

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Richard Joseph         Rich Joseph is a certified personal trainer and a sports performance coach. Holding a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science, Rich’s training began in 2011 at a local community gym, where he became floor manager, educating members on how to use the gym for optimal results.Inspired by the atmosphere and the opportunity to help others look and feel their best, Rich became an independent teacher-trainer committed to br...

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Larry Jackson

Resolves pain, revamps posture, and refines power, to recreate consistent optimized performance.

Larry Jackson MS, ATC, LMT         Owner and founder, Larry’s focus in coaching has been heavily influenced by working as an athletic trainer and massage therapist in the National Football League (NFL). His experiences helped him develop an appetite for precise answers to meet individualized need. He has also developed a sense of appreciation for cross-disciplinary team work while caring for clients from 13 years to 70 years of age.  L...

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Tanynya Hekymara

Presents key notes, leads workshops and professional development surrounding diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and justice, and yoga, meditation and mindfulness guide.

Tanynya Hekymara           Currently a Consultant and Speaker in the areas of diversity, inclusion, independent school admission, and wellness. Her career in education and inclusion started over 15 years ago. As a team member of the University of Southern California (USC) she worked in the areas of admissions, administration, recruitment, research and development. While at USC Tanynya worked her way through school and graduated from U...

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