Health Magazine's Health Expert Network


Introducing the pros we turn to for all your health needs-from A to Z.

William E. Berger, MD

Board-certified physician of allergy and immunology; founder, Allergy and Asthma Associates of Southern California, Mission Viejo, California.

James A. Duke, PhD
Economic botanist, USDA (retired); executive director, Green Farmacy Garden, Fulton, Maryland; distinguished lecturer in the Herbal Healing program, Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, Maryland; author of Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible.

  • Ted Gibson
  • Celebrity hair stylist with clients including Claire Danes and Angelina Jolie; owner, Ted Gibson Salon.

Rita Hazan
Celebrity hair colorist with clients including Ellen Pompeo, Renee Zellweger; owner, Rita Hazan Salon.

Mally Roncal
Celebrity makeup artist with clients including Beyonce and Teri Hatcher; creator, mally BEAUTY.

Daisy Lewellyn
Beauty, fashion, and lifestyle expert; television contributor for networks including E!, Style Network, CBS2, and FOX; Health Feel Great Weight style coach. Email:

Bess H. Marcus, PhD
Professor of community health and psychiatry and human behavior, director of the Centers for Behavioral and Preventative Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University.

Susan M. Love, MD
Clinical professor of surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; president and medical director, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation; founder and director, National Breast Cancer Coalition.

  • Elsa-Grace V. Giardina, MD
  • Director, Center for Women's Health; professor of clinical medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons;

Doris J. Day, MD, FAAD

Board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon; clinical assistant professor of dermatology, NYU Medical Center.

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD

Board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon; associate clinical professor of dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine.

Howard Murad, MD, FAAD
Board-certified dermatologist, pharmacist, and associate clinical professor of dermatology, UCLA; founder of Murad, Inc.; author of Wrinkle Free Forever.


Mary Ann Bauman, MD
Medical director for women's health and community relations, Integris Health Inc.; author of Fight Fatigue: Six Simple Steps to Maximize Your Energy.

Michele S. Olson, PhD, FACSM

Professor of exercise science, Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama; Reebok Master Trainer.

  • Geralyn Coopersmith, MA, CSCS
  • Exercise physiologist and creator of Health Feel Great Weight workout plan; senior manager, Equinox Fitness Training Institute; author of Fit + Female.

Jenny Hadfield
Health Girls Gotta Move Running Club Coach. Certified coach and personal trainer with degrees in exercise physiology and exercise science; author of Running for Mortals.

Sara Ivanhoe
Yoga instructor, Yogaworks, Santa Monica, California; best-selling DVD star and Fit TV instructor.

Kristin McGee
Pilates and yoga instructor, New York, NY; American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer; best-selling DVD star.

  • Bethenny Frankel
  • Celebrity natural-foods chef; owner of baked-goods company, bethennybakes;

David Heber, MD, PhD
Professor, UCLA department of medicine, division of clinical nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, and UCLA School of Public Health; director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition; author of What Color is Your Diet?: The 7 Colors of Health.

Samantha Heller, MS, RD
Registered dietitian; exercise physiologist; certified exercise instructor.

David L. Katz, MD, MPH. FACPM, FACP
Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center; internationally recognized authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease.

Sharon Richter, MS, RD, CDN
Registered Dietitian, consultant, and creator of the Health Feel Great Weight Diet.

Julie Upton, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian; American Dietetic Association media resource.

  • Steven N. Blair, PED
  • Professor, department of exercise science and department of epidemiology and biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina; former president and CEO, Cooper Institute; author of Active Living Every Day.

John S. Williamson, PhD
Professor of medicinal chemistry and research professor, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Mississippi.

Katharine O'Connell, MD
Assistant clinical professor, OB-GYN, Columbia University Medical Center.

  • Roshini Raj, MD
  • Board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology with degrees from NYU School of Medicine and Harvard University; assistant professor of medicine, NYU Medical Center-Tisch Hospital.

M.J. Ryan
Life coach; one of the creators of the bestselling Random Acts of Kindness series; author of This Year I Will….

Ariane de Bonvoisin
Change coach and founder of First30days; author of The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change.

Sara Snow
Green expert, and host of Discovery Network shows Living Fresh and Get Fresh with Sara Snow; author of Sara Snows Fresh Living: The Essential Room-by-Room Guide to a Greener, Healthier Family and Home.

Richard B. Lipton, MD

Professor and vice chairman of neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; director, Montefiore Headache Center.

  • Judith Beck, PhD
  • Director, Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy; author of The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person; Health Feel Great Weight coach.

Jennifer Berman, MD
Urologist and educator specializing in female urology and female sexual and menopausal health; author of For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life.

James O. Hill, PhD
Professor of pediatrics and medicine; Director, Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver; co-founder, America On The Move.

Barbara Rolls, PhD
Professor and Guthrie Chairwoman in nutritional sciences, The Pennsylvania State University; author of The Volumetrics Eating Plan.

Andrea Robinson
Master sommelier; author of Great Wine Made Simple.

Nieca Goldberg, MD
Associate professor of medicine and medical director, NYU Women's Heart Program; author of Dr. Goldberg's Complete Guide to Women's Health.

Marianne J. Legato, MD
Professor of clinical medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; founder and director, Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University and of the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine Inc.

Vivian W. Pinn, MD
Associate director for research on women's health and director, Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health.

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH
Chief, division of preventive medicine; co-director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; professor of medicine and women's health, Harvard Medical School; author of Hot Flashes, Hormones & Your Health.