Miriam E. Nelson, MD Dr. Nelson's international best-selling books Strong Women Stay Young; Strong Women Stay Slim; Strong Women, Strong Bones; Strong Women Eat Well; and Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis have helped people learn how to stay younger, healthier and stronger. For the past 15 years, Dr. Nelson has been principal investigator of studies on exercise and nutrition, her work supported by grants from the government and private foundations. Her research has revolutionized how people understand nutrition, strength training, aging, and health. A fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Nelson demonstrates superior leadership and research in the field of exercise. She lectures about women's health around the world.