Our Lluminari Health Experts
Introducing the O Team—the experts of LLuminari, a group of extraordinary doctors, researchers, and women's health advocates.Pictured, from left:
Nancy Snyderman, MD, Chief Medical Editor for NBC News
Known for: Her work as medical correspondent for ABC and NBC News
Latest book: Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat: And the 101 Truths That Will Save Your Waistline—and Maybe Even Your Life!
Alice Domar, PhD, Director of the Mind/Body Center for Women's Health at Boston IVF, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School
Known for: Research on stress and mind-body approach to infertility
Latest book: Be Happy Without Being Perfect: How to Worry Less and Enjoy Life More
Norman Rosenthal, MD, Psychiatrist, scientist, and researcher in Maryland, professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine
Known for: Pioneering work in depression and seasonal affective disorder
Latest book: The Emotional Revolution
M. Ellen Mahoney, MD, Breast cancer surgeon and cofounder of the Community Breast Health Project in Palo Alto, California
Known for: Expertise in current state of breast cancer research
Pamela Peeke, MD, Pew scholar in nutrition and metabolism, assistant clinical professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine
Known for: Research in stress and nutrition
Latest book: Fit to Live
Marianne Legato, MD, Founder of the Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University, professor at Columbia's College of Physicians & Surgeons
Known for: Promoting research in gender-specific medicine and women's health
Latest book: The Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine
Elizabeth Browning, Founder and CEO of LLuminari, former president at DuPont's consumer health division
Hope Ricciotti, MD, Obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, associate professor at Harvard Medical School
Known for: Complementary approach to treating menopause and writing health-conscious cookbooks
Latest book: The Real Life Body Book: A Young Woman's Complete Guide to Health and Wellness
Susan Love, MD, Medical director of the Susan Love MD Breast Cancer Foundation, clinical professor at UCLA medical school
Known for: Research on detecting breast cancer before the tumor stage
Latest book: Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
Byllye Avery, Founder of the National Black Women's Health Project and winner of the MacArthur Foundation's "Genuis Grant"
Known for: Health care activism on behalf of African-American women
Latest book: An Altar of Words: Wisdom, Comfort, and Inspiration
Mehmet Oz, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, vice-chair and professor of surgery at Columbia University
Known for: Cofounding the Complementary Medicine Program at New York-Presbyterian medical center and incorporating yoga and meditation into surgical practice, as well as his syndicated television show, The Dr. Oz Show.
Latest book: YOU: Having a Baby: The Owner's Manual to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy
Not pictured: Pepper Schwartz, PhD, sexuality expert, professor of sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle (The Lifetime Love & Sex Quiz Book); Miriam Nelson, PhD, director of the Center for Physical Fitness at Tufts University (Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis); Christopher Hobbs, herbalist and botanist, cofounder of the American Herbalists Guild (Natural Therapy for Your Liver); Susan Troyan, MD, breast cancer specialist and surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and surgery instructor at Harvard Medical School.