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Michael Roizen, M.D.Chair, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute Chief Wellness Officer, The Cleveland Clinic

Michael F. Roizen, MD is the Chief Wellness Officer and Chair of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. He performed his residency in internal medicine at Harvard's Beth Israel Hospital and completed Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health in the laboratory of Irv Kopin and Nobel Prize winner Julius Axelrod.

Dr. Roizen is a Past Chair of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee and a former editor for six medical journals. He has published more than 175 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 100 textbook chapters, 30 editorials, and four medical books (one, a medical best-seller), and received 13 U.S. and many foreign patents.

Dr Roizen’s RealAge and YOU books have been translated into more than 44 languages and have resulted in 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers (more than any other physician) and have been #1 in five other countries.