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NY Times columnist, acclaimed author and physician



Chief Scientific Officer of Thorne HealthTech and Co-Author of The Age of Scientific Wellness



Journalist who specializes in outsiders and underdogs, & bestselling author of the books Factory Man, Truevine and Dopesick


Psychiatry Professor and Researcher at Stanford University

• Author of several books, including Virtually You and 2024's A Leader's Destiny: Why Psychology, Personality, and Character Make All the Difference

• Former Washington Post editor & correspondent

• Author of Eat & Flourish: How Food Supports Emotional Well-Being

• Columnist & author of several books, including The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town

• Founder and CEO of Modern Mommy Doc

• Pediatrician & Expert on work/life balance

• The dancing doctor who inspired millions around the world

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Wheat Belly

•  Founder of the world’s highest medical clinic at Mount Everest 

• Former executive editor of Wired & Chief of Research/Chief Communications Officer at GoodRx

• Bestselling author & entrepreneur on creating a culture of health

• Co-founder of Building H, a nonprofit with a mission to build health into everyday life

• Author of The Leader's Guide to Managing Risk: A Proven Method to Build Resilience and Reliability

• Widely recognized as the father of the airline industry’s landmark Aviation Safety Action Programs

• Author of The Rabbit Effect

• Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University

New York Times columnist, acclaimed author & physician

• Journalist who specializes in outsiders and underdogs 

• Bestselling author of the books Factory Man, Truevine, and Dopesick

• Journalist & co-founder of Memory Well

• Author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works

Chief Scientific Officer of Thorne HealthTech

• Co-Author of The Age of Scientific Wellness

• Medical ethnobotanist & Professor at Emory University

• Author of 'The Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines'

• 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

•  Author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It

• Managing Director, Pandemic Response, Preparedness, and Prevention, Health Initiative, at The Rockefeller Foundation

• Renowned journalist 

• Bestselling author on global issues, taxes and healthcare 

• Author of The Athlete Inside: The Transforming Power of Hope, Tenacity, and Faith sharing her inspiring story

Professor at the College for Public Health and Social Justice at St. Louis University 

• Former psychiatric nurse, heart-led consultant, and international speaker who has spoken on stages like TEDx 

• Inspirational mindset expert trusted by Fortune 100 companies

• Creator of Path of Least Regret®, the M.O.V.E. Framework™, and other tools for living and leading with intention

• Award-winning patient advocate and cancer survivor

• CEO of Serigraph 

• Former professor at the Harvard Business School 

• Author on delivering a reality check in management ethics and healthcare 

• Author of The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

• Reporter for Science Magazine 

• Co-founder/minority owner of Major League Soccer team in Nashville

• Author of the #1 Amazon bestseller, Create and Orchestrate: The Path to Claiming Your Creative Power from an Unlikely Entrepreneur

• Founding Partner of Jumpstart Health Investors

• leads Jumpstart Nova, the first healthcare venture fund in America investing exclusively in Black founded and led startups

• IBJJF World Master Champion (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)