Health & Wellness Speakers

Healthy eating and lifestyle habits can be incredibly hard to build without the proper motivation, goals and knowledge of nutrition and physical health. Living a healthy lifestyle can sometimes be mistakenly portrayed by the media as going on extreme diets and exercise programs, starving and exhausting yourself. Having a healthy lifestyle is characterized by being nutrition-conscious and appropriately active throughout your normal daily routine. This can be challenging without the proper motivation and inspiration, you need to be able to set and meet goals while maintaining balance in many aspects of your life. To spark inspiration for healthy lifestyle, try hiring one of our experienced and effective African-American public speakers to educate and motivate!

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 medical corresp...


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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Divinely Inspired Victoriously Alive (D.I.V.A.)!!

Sheryl Lee RalphInternationally acclaimed motivational and inspirational speaker, award winning actress (DREAMGIRLS, Moesha), Sheryl Lee Ralph consistently creates a contagious positive energy with her empowering and thought provoking messages of family, faith and overcoming. Ms. Ralph has spoken at schools, universities, social organizations, churches and religious conferences around the world.Able to speak on a variety of subjects, Ms. Ralph al...


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Chef Huda

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

Chef HudaMulti-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 the world. Chef Hud...


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Three Doctors

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

Dr. Sampson DavisBoard Certified ER Physician at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJDr. Rameck HuntBoard certified Internist at University Medical Center at Princeton and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolDr. George JenkinsAssistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Columbia University in New York CityDrs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins, fondly known as "The Three Doctors" are extr...


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Hydeia Broadbent         At birth, Hydeia Broadbent was abandoned at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas where Patricia and Loren Broadbent adopted her as an infant. Although her HIV condition was congenital, she was not diagnosed as HIV-positive with advancement to AIDS until age three. The prognosis was that she would not live past the age of five. Now at the age of 27, Hydeia spends her time spreading the message of H...


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Tina Lifford

Stars as Renee Trussell on NBC’s hit series, Parenthood, and also as Evelyn Lancaster in the VH1 hit Single Ladies.

Tina LiffordThe Artist With more than 15 years as a working Hollywood actress, Tina Lifford is recognizable around the industry to say the least. She currently stars as Renee Trussell on NBC’s hit series, Parenthood, and also as Evelyn Lancaster in the VH1 hit Single Ladies. Over her career Tina has achieved a number of notable accomplishments, among them: becoming the first black female series lead (since Diahann Carroll) in the critically accla...


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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 was raised as the fifth of six children in Newark, one of New Jersey's poorest cities. As a child 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 acceptable on the streets. It was this ...


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Danielle Cortez Devito

Today’s modern day Renaissance woman Paramedic, Speaker, Health Activist & Mrs. Chicago 2009

Danielle Cortez DevitoDanielle is a professional speaker who inspires companies and individuals to live a healthy and productive life. She has captivated audiences across the U.S. speaking about her passion of living a heart healthy life style and preventing heart disease and strokes. Danielle has 15 years experience in the emergency medical field and 7 years as a spokesperson for the American Heart Association. She has taken her expertise and pu...


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Nwenna Kai

The Revolution starts at the Dinner Table

Nwenna KaiAward-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 being si...


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Ruth Brinkley

Frequent speaker on healthcare and broader leadership issues

Ruth W. BrinkleyRuth is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona and West Ministry Market Leader for Ascension Health. She provides strategic and operation leadership for Carondelet while promoting alignment among Health Ministries within the Western Region and the System Office on issues related to Mission and Vision. Ms. Brinkley shares accountability for strategic positioning and operation perfo...


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Dr. Annie Watson

Award-winning Dental Health Professional and CEO of Sure Women Ministries

Dr. Annie WatsonDr. Annie draws on a versatile skills portfolio in her promotion of women’s health and wellbeing, family oral health and social entrepreneurship. She is a dentist, business owner, wife, minister and inspirational conference host and speaker.Her science and health training are the foundation of what has become a multifaceted career. She earned her Bachelor and Master degrees from Hampton University in Biology, and then a Doctor of ...


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Hakeem Rahim

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

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A.          Hakeem Rahim 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. ...


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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 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 in regulatory submissions to the US Food and Drug Administration.She is currently a Consultant (Senior Scientist) with Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulti...


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