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Beth Macy is a Journalist who specializes in outsiders and underdogs, & bestselling author of the books Factory Man, Truevine and Dopesick. LEARN MORE »


NY Times columnist, acclaimed author and physician



Award-winning Journalist and columnist, and best-selling Author of The Hospital



Founding Partner of Jumpstart Health Investors (JHI), the most active early-stage healthcare venture capital firm in America


• 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

•  Author of The Comfort Crisis

• Contributing Editor at Men's Health magazine

•  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 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

• Medical ethnobotanist & Professor at Emory University

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

•  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 

• Expert on all things healthcare: information technology, policy, innovation & strategy

• 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 

• Visiting scholar at Princeton University 

• American Ninja Warrior 

• Former CTO at the US Department of Health and Human Services 

• A globally renowned expert in the areas of innovation, leadership, public policy & healthcare 

• "Life Leadership" expert specializing in mindset, intention, and resilience

• Featured by the White House, World Economic Forum, Harvard, Stanford, Forbes, and Thrive Global

• Award-winning cancer survivor and patient advocate

• Alum of MIT, Harvard Business School, Bain & Co, and Silicon Valley startups

• 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)

• Emmy award winner, polymath & former medical clown

• Playful communicator who helps companies re-engage their staff and customers