Mark Hyman, MD, is a practicing family physician who believes that we all deserve a life of vitality—and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. He is the Director the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, Founder and Medical Director of The UltraWellness Center, and Board President of Clinical Affairs of the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Hyman and his team work every day to empower people, organizations, and communities to heal their bodies and minds and improve their social and economic resilience. He works with individuals and organizations as well as policy makers and influencers and has testified before both the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Senate Working Group on Health Care Reform on Functional Medicine.
A nine-time #1 New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized speaker, educator, and advocate in his field, Dr. Hyman has been a regular medical contributor on many television shows, including CBS This Morning, the Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. He is a Medical Editor of The Huffington Post and is the winner of the Linus Pauling Award, The Nantucket Project Award, and was inducted in the Books for Better Life Hall of Fame. Dr. Hyman plays a substantial role in Fed Up, a 2014 film which addresses childhood obesity and was produced by Laurie David and Katie Couric. Learn more about Dr. Hyman and his work here.