THURSDAY OCTOBER 1, 7pm - NON-FICTION
MARIE SAVARD, M.D.
Author of Ask Dr. Marie: Straight talk and Reassuring Answers to Your Most Private Questions ($24.95 Globe Pequot Press)
Marie Savard, M.D., ABC News Medical Contributor is one of the most trusted voices on women's health, wellness and patient empowerment. She is the author of three books, The Body Shape Solution to Weight Loss, How to Save Your Own Life: The Savard System for Managing--and Controlling--Your Health Care and The Savard Health Record. Her new book, Ask Dr. Marie: Straight Talk and Reassuring Answers to Your Most Private Questions, is an entertaining guide to women's health that combines on-point opinions with the hard core facts about sex, libido, hormones, best preventive tests and other medical facts of life. In addition to providing commentary for Good Morning America, she continually provides up-to-date health information through her website, Ask Dr. Marie Healthy Dose blog and on the health page of ABC News.
Dr. Savard earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania where she is a Trustee. She was director of the Center for Women's Health at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, technical advisor to the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, advisor to the American Board of Internal Medicine Subcommittee on Clinical Competency in Women's Health, health columnist for Woman's Day magazine, and senior medical consultant to Lifetime Television's Strong Medicine. She lives in Philadelphia with her physician husband. She has three grown sons.