Thursday, July 16, 2009

Speak about healthcare

Do you consider yourself to be a clinical expert? Are you a public speaker? Perhaps you'd like to get involved in some more public speaking (let me clarify: paid speaking). Well, perhaps you'd like to take a look at this:
Speakers on Healthcare (
Most of the speakers are politicians and celebrities (although maybe this is one way you can become a celebrity). Dr. Regina Benjamin (nominated this week to be the next surgeon general) was one of about 50 political and health celebrities signed up with Speakers on Healthcare. Who else is on the list of speakers? You have people like:
Lance Armstrong
* 7-time Tour De France winner and cancer survivor

Meredith Baxter
* Actress Best Known From the Sitcom "Family Ties"; Advocate for Women's Health Personal stories on breast cancer, substance abuse and domestic violence

Mehmet Oz, MD, MBA
* "America's Doctor" on Oprah

Richard Simmons
* The nation's most revered fitness expert
* Known for his "Sweating' to the Oldies" program
* Bestselling author of Never Say Diet, as well as three cookbooks

Francine Kaufman, MD
* One of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes
* Past president of the American Diabetes Association who now heads the Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism at Children'

Peter Salgo, MD
* One Of This Country's Most Respected Healthcare Futuristss Hospital Los Angeles
* Author of Diabesity: The Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic That Threatens America

Julie Gerberding, MD
* Former Director of the Centers for Disease Control
* Time Magazine Top 100 Innovators of the Year
* Forbes Magazine Top 25 Most Powerful Women

Sanjay Gupta, MD
* CNN's Senior Medical Correspondent for Health and Medicine
Sounds quite interesting, doesn't it? Author a book or get on television. Before you know it, you could become a paid speaker.

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