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Keynote Speaker

Joy Bauer

Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, CDN, is one of the nation’s leading health authorities. As the nutrition and healthy lifestyle expert for NBC’s TODAY show, Joy shares realistic, manageable, and mouthwatering advice with millions of viewers each week. She is also the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet, creator of JoyBauer.com, and a #1 New York Times bestselling author with 14 bestsellers to her credit. Her latest book, Joy Bauer’s Superfood! 150 Recipes For Eternal Youth, features delicious dishes to enhance health, boost energy and increase longevity.

In the earlier part of her career, Joy was the Director of Nutrition and Fitness for the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, as well as the clinical dietitian for their neurosurgical team. One of Joy’s most rewarding experiences was creating and implementing “Heart Smart Kids,” a health program for underserved children living in Harlem. Prior to making the jump to media, she taught Anatomy & Physiology and Sports Nutrition at NYU’s School of Continuing Education, as she worked to build what would soon become the largest private nutrition center in the country.

Passionate about delivering scientifically sound information to the world, Joy has received countless awards including the National Media Excellence Award from two of the most esteemed organizations, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society of Nutrition Science.

When she’s not dishing out health info or sharing tasty recipes on TV, you’ll find Joy making a mess in her kitchen or spending quality time with her husband, three kids, and fur-baby, Gatsby.