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Ian Smith, M.D.

Best-selling health care author and former co-host of The Doctors

Ian Smith, M.D., is a health care author and media consultant who has served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. He also founded two national health initiatives – the 50 Million Pound Challenge and the Makeover Mile – that have helped people lose weight and improve their health. Smith is a former co-host of the nationally syndicated TV show, The Doctors, a medical contributor to The Rachael Ray Show and host of the nationally syndicated radio show, HealthWatch.

A graduate of Harvard University, Columbia University and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Smith was appointed to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in 2010 and is serving a second term.

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