Dr. Pamela Peeke
Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Calling herself an "edutainer", Dr. Peeke's trademark wit and wisdom has made her one of the most requested physician speakers in America. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland, Fellow of the American College of Physicians and founder of the Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living™. Dr. Peeke is the lifestyle expert for WebMD's 90 million members, chief medical correspondent for nutrition and fitness and host of Could You Survive? for Discovery Health TV. Dr. Peeke is the New York Times bestselling author of Fight Fat after Forty, Body for Life for Women, and Fit to Live. Dr. Peeke's newest book, the New York Times bestseller The Hunger Fix: The 3-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction, recently launched on the Katie Couric show.
Dr. Peeke has teamed with the US Surgeon General to create the Surgeon General Walks for a Healthy and Fit Nation. She is a member of the Maryland Governor's Council on Fitness, and is national spokesperson for the American College of Sports Medicine's Exercise is Medicine global campaign. Dr. Peeke is a regular in-studio medical commentator for the national networks including CNN, the Today show, Good Morning America, Fox and Nightline. She is a monthly columnist and contributing editor for numerous national magazines including Prevention, Good Housekeeping, Fitness, and More Magazine.