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Dr. Susan Blumenthal

Former US Assistant Surgeon General & Rear Admiral

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 Dr. Susan Blumenthal Biography

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A., served as a leading U.S. government health expert and spokesperson for more than 20 years in the Administrations of four U.S. Presidents. She was assistant surgeon general of the U.S.; the first-ever deputy assistant secretary for women’s health; senior global and e-health advisor in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; chief of the Behavioral Medicine and Basic Prevention Research Branch; Head of the Suicide Research Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health, NIH; Chair of the NIH Health and Behavior Coordinating Committee, and a White House advisor on health issues. Admiral Blumenthal is especially known for her significant leadership in exposing the inequities in women’s health and developing innovative initiatives to advance women’s health and the study of sex differences in disease in the United States and globally. She has also been a pioneer in applying technology to advance health.

Dr. Blumenthal is currently amfAR’s Senior Policy and Medical Advisor, has organized many Capitol Hill briefings on a range of issues related to the pandemic, and established amfAR’s Allan Rosenfield Public Policy Fellowship program. Her work has included a focus on HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic in the early 1980s. Dr. Blumenthal convened the first NIH Conference on Women and AIDS in 1985, contributed to the first Surgeon General’s Report on AIDS in 1987 that was sent to all Americans, coordinated behavioral research at NIH on HIV prevention strategies, and established as well as chaired the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Task Force on Women and AIDS.

Dr. Blumenthal is also a clinical professor at Tufts and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine, a Senior Fellow in Health Policy at New America, a member of the Visiting Committee of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Advisory Council of the MIT Media Lab. She is currently working with MIT on the Beat the Virus campaign that uses social media to mobilize individual actions to help defeat the coronavirus pandemic. She has been the Public Health Editor of the Huffington Post, the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's Studies at Brandeis University, the Elizabeth Blackwell Visiting Professor at the Mayo Clinic, the Lila Wallis Visiting Professor in Women’s Health at Weill Cornell School of Medicine, and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's School of Government.

Dr. Blumenthal has organized and chaired many national and international conferences and briefings, written numerous scientific articles, edited books, and served as an expert in the media on HIV/AIDS and other health issues. She was the host and medical director of an award-winning television series on women’s health. Admiral Blumenthal is the recipient of numerous awards, medals, and honorary doctorates for her landmark contributions to improving health. She was named the Health Leader of the Year by the Commissioned Officers Association, as a Rock Star of Science by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation and decorated with the Distinguished Service Medal of the U.S. Public Health Service, its highest honor, “for distinguished and pioneering leadership, groundbreaking contributions and dedicated public service that has improved the health of women, our Nation, and the world.”

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  • The Future of Health in the 21st Century

    Medical science is entering a golden age but the keys to life are not all locked in the laboratory. Technological progress is a critical element of but not a complete recipe for better health. This presentation will explore some of the new frontiers of medicine and science, underscore the power of prevention, address the impact of health care reform and the importance of medical research. Since many health concerns today such as a pandemic flu and AIDS are just a jet plane away, global health issues have significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications for all of us. This talk will explore these topics and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthy future.

  • Critical Women's Health Issues in the 21st Century

    Today, the leading killer of women are chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes, and in the information age, health is very much a global issue. This presentation will address some of the critical health issues facing American women at the beginning of the 21st century. Women’s health across the life span will be discussed with important new cutting-edge information and the steps each one of us can take towards a healthier future.

  • Global Health Issues in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges

    This presentation addresses some of the critical health issues facing our country and world today. With international trade, travel, and telecommunications, the world is shrinking, causing increased threats for the spread of infectious and chronic diseases. Blumenthal discusses the double jeopardy of infectious and chronic diseases faced by nations, the impact of technology, and advances from research. The talk underscores the importance of preparedness and prevention as cornerstones to meeting and defeating emerging health threats, such as obesity, pandemic flu, cancer and diabetes, to ensure a healthier future for ourselves and our world.

  • Winning the War Against Cancer: A Progress Report

    Revolutionary scientific advances have sparked transformations in our understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer,. In the 21st century, we now stand on the verge of even greater discoveries. Knowledge about cancer has been dramatically expanded, the stigma has been shattered, and we now have an entire generation who call themselves cancer survivors. What breakthroughs will the next decade bring? Everyone in the world stands to benefit, as cancer does not respect state or national borders and is a global health concern with significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications. This talk will explore these issues and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthier – cancer free – future.

  • Healing our Ailing Health Care System

    The suite of healthcare concerns – soaring medical costs, uninsured citizens, the need to protect against and respond to a pandemic flu, natural disasters, and possible bioterrorist threats, to emphasize preparedness and prevention, to strengthen health-related research, and to improve the delivery of and access to quality medical and public health services – are issues at the top of the new Administration’s agenda. These concerns also underscore why strong leadership in the White House and in the federal agencies on science, health, and technology is more important than ever. The US spends 2.6 trillion dollars on health care, twice as much as any other nation, yet ranks 49th on life expectancy and Americans get the right treatment only 55% of the time. This presentation will review provisions of the new health reform legislation and its strategies to ensure equity, efficiency and effectiveness in the US health care system. A prescription will also be provided for how to put “health” back into the health care system, suggesting some innovative health solutions that can be implemented to enhance economic prosperity, national security, and global health.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Susan Blumenthal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Susan Blumenthal for your next private or corporate function.
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Dr. Susan Blumenthal

Former US Assistant Surgeon General & Rear Admiral

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Maryland, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $20,000 - $30,000  
Virtual Event: $20,000 - $30,000

Dr. Susan Blumenthal Biography

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A., served as a leading U.S. government health expert and spokesperson for more than 20 years in the Administrations of four U.S. Presidents. She was assistant surgeon general of the U.S.; the first-ever deputy assistant secretary for women’s health; senior global and e-health advisor in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; chief of the Behavioral Medicine and Basic Prevention Research Branch; Head of the Suicide Research Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health, NIH; Chair of the NIH Health and Behavior Coordinating Committee, and a White House advisor on health issues. Admiral Blumenthal is especially known for her significant leadership in exposing the inequities in women’s health and developing innovative initiatives to advance women’s health and the study of sex differences in disease in the United States and globally. She has also been a pioneer in applying technology to advance health.

Dr. Blumenthal is currently amfAR’s Senior Policy and Medical Advisor, has organized many Capitol Hill briefings on a range of issues related to the pandemic, and established amfAR’s Allan Rosenfield Public Policy Fellowship program. Her work has included a focus on HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic in the early 1980s. Dr. Blumenthal convened the first NIH Conference on Women and AIDS in 1985, contributed to the first Surgeon General’s Report on AIDS in 1987 that was sent to all Americans, coordinated behavioral research at NIH on HIV prevention strategies, and established as well as chaired the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Task Force on Women and AIDS.

Dr. Blumenthal is also a clinical professor at Tufts and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine, a Senior Fellow in Health Policy at New America, a member of the Visiting Committee of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Advisory Council of the MIT Media Lab. She is currently working with MIT on the Beat the Virus campaign that uses social media to mobilize individual actions to help defeat the coronavirus pandemic. She has been the Public Health Editor of the Huffington Post, the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's Studies at Brandeis University, the Elizabeth Blackwell Visiting Professor at the Mayo Clinic, the Lila Wallis Visiting Professor in Women’s Health at Weill Cornell School of Medicine, and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's School of Government.

Dr. Blumenthal has organized and chaired many national and international conferences and briefings, written numerous scientific articles, edited books, and served as an expert in the media on HIV/AIDS and other health issues. She was the host and medical director of an award-winning television series on women’s health. Admiral Blumenthal is the recipient of numerous awards, medals, and honorary doctorates for her landmark contributions to improving health. She was named the Health Leader of the Year by the Commissioned Officers Association, as a Rock Star of Science by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation and decorated with the Distinguished Service Medal of the U.S. Public Health Service, its highest honor, “for distinguished and pioneering leadership, groundbreaking contributions and dedicated public service that has improved the health of women, our Nation, and the world.”

Dr. Susan Blumenthal Videos

  • Admiral Blumenthal discusses America's opioid epidemic
    Admiral Blumenthal discusses America's opioid epidemic on BBC World News America.
  • Susan Blumenthal, M.D. Interview on PBS Television Show about Healthy Aging
    Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Susan Blumenthal talks about getting the most out of this chapter of life, the feelings—for good and...
  • Dr. Susan Blumenthal on the State of American Healthcare
    Dr. Susan Blumenthal is an internationally recognized expert and leader on global health, who until recently served as US Assistant Surgeon General...

Speaker Lists Featuring Dr. Susan Blumenthal

Dr. Susan Blumenthal Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Health in the 21st Century

    Medical science is entering a golden age but the keys to life are not all locked in the laboratory. Technological progress is a critical element of but not a complete recipe for better health. This presentation will explore some of the new frontiers of medicine and science, underscore the power of prevention, address the impact of health care reform and the importance of medical research. Since many health concerns today such as a pandemic flu and AIDS are just a jet plane away, global health issues have significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications for all of us. This talk will explore these topics and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthy future.

  • Critical Women's Health Issues in the 21st Century

    Today, the leading killer of women are chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes, and in the information age, health is very much a global issue. This presentation will address some of the critical health issues facing American women at the beginning of the 21st century. Women’s health across the life span will be discussed with important new cutting-edge information and the steps each one of us can take towards a healthier future.

  • Global Health Issues in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges

    This presentation addresses some of the critical health issues facing our country and world today. With international trade, travel, and telecommunications, the world is shrinking, causing increased threats for the spread of infectious and chronic diseases. Blumenthal discusses the double jeopardy of infectious and chronic diseases faced by nations, the impact of technology, and advances from research. The talk underscores the importance of preparedness and prevention as cornerstones to meeting and defeating emerging health threats, such as obesity, pandemic flu, cancer and diabetes, to ensure a healthier future for ourselves and our world.

  • Winning the War Against Cancer: A Progress Report

    Revolutionary scientific advances have sparked transformations in our understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer,. In the 21st century, we now stand on the verge of even greater discoveries. Knowledge about cancer has been dramatically expanded, the stigma has been shattered, and we now have an entire generation who call themselves cancer survivors. What breakthroughs will the next decade bring? Everyone in the world stands to benefit, as cancer does not respect state or national borders and is a global health concern with significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications. This talk will explore these issues and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthier – cancer free – future.

  • Healing our Ailing Health Care System

    The suite of healthcare concerns – soaring medical costs, uninsured citizens, the need to protect against and respond to a pandemic flu, natural disasters, and possible bioterrorist threats, to emphasize preparedness and prevention, to strengthen health-related research, and to improve the delivery of and access to quality medical and public health services – are issues at the top of the new Administration’s agenda. These concerns also underscore why strong leadership in the White House and in the federal agencies on science, health, and technology is more important than ever. The US spends 2.6 trillion dollars on health care, twice as much as any other nation, yet ranks 49th on life expectancy and Americans get the right treatment only 55% of the time. This presentation will review provisions of the new health reform legislation and its strategies to ensure equity, efficiency and effectiveness in the US health care system. A prescription will also be provided for how to put “health” back into the health care system, suggesting some innovative health solutions that can be implemented to enhance economic prosperity, national security, and global health.

FAQs on booking Dr. Susan Blumenthal

  • How to book Dr. Susan Blumenthal?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Susan Blumenthal for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Susan Blumenthal, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Susan Blumenthal or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Susan Blumenthal?

    Booking fees for Dr. Susan Blumenthal, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Susan Blumenthal, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. Susan Blumenthal?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Susan Blumenthal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Susan Blumenthal for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Susan Blumenthal or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Susan Blumenthal or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. Susan Blumenthal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Susan Blumenthal for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Dr. Susan Blumenthal generally travels from MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marty Makary, M.D., David Agus, Susan Dentzer, Dr. Joel Selanikio and Peter Salgo. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Susan Blumenthal for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Susan Blumenthal Speaker Videos

  • Admiral Blumenthal discusses America's opioid epidemic
    Admiral Blumenthal discusses America's opioid epidemic on BBC World News America.
    Susan Blumenthal, M.D. Interview on PBS Television Show about Healthy Aging
    Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Susan Blumenthal talks about getting the most out of this chapter of life, the feelings—for good and bad—that arise as we age, and how to make this stage...
  • Dr. Susan Blumenthal on the State of American Healthcare
    Dr. Susan Blumenthal is an internationally recognized expert and leader on global health, who until recently served as US Assistant Surgeon General and senior global health and e-health advisor in...

Dr. Susan Blumenthal Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Health in the 21st Century

    Medical science is entering a golden age but the keys to life are not all locked in the laboratory. Technological progress is a critical element of but not a complete recipe for better health. This presentation will explore some of the new frontiers of medicine and science, underscore the power of prevention, address the impact of health care reform and the importance of medical research. Since many health concerns today such as a pandemic flu and AIDS are just a jet plane away, global health issues have significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications for all of us. This talk will explore these topics and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthy future.

  • Critical Women's Health Issues in the 21st Century

    Today, the leading killer of women are chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes, and in the information age, health is very much a global issue. This presentation will address some of the critical health issues facing American women at the beginning of the 21st century. Women’s health across the life span will be discussed with important new cutting-edge information and the steps each one of us can take towards a healthier future.

  • Global Health Issues in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges

    This presentation addresses some of the critical health issues facing our country and world today. With international trade, travel, and telecommunications, the world is shrinking, causing increased threats for the spread of infectious and chronic diseases. Blumenthal discusses the double jeopardy of infectious and chronic diseases faced by nations, the impact of technology, and advances from research. The talk underscores the importance of preparedness and prevention as cornerstones to meeting and defeating emerging health threats, such as obesity, pandemic flu, cancer and diabetes, to ensure a healthier future for ourselves and our world.

  • Winning the War Against Cancer: A Progress Report

    Revolutionary scientific advances have sparked transformations in our understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer,. In the 21st century, we now stand on the verge of even greater discoveries. Knowledge about cancer has been dramatically expanded, the stigma has been shattered, and we now have an entire generation who call themselves cancer survivors. What breakthroughs will the next decade bring? Everyone in the world stands to benefit, as cancer does not respect state or national borders and is a global health concern with significant humanitarian, economic, and national security implications. This talk will explore these issues and will conclude with a prescription for some simple steps we all can take towards a healthier – cancer free – future.

  • Healing our Ailing Health Care System

    The suite of healthcare concerns – soaring medical costs, uninsured citizens, the need to protect against and respond to a pandemic flu, natural disasters, and possible bioterrorist threats, to emphasize preparedness and prevention, to strengthen health-related research, and to improve the delivery of and access to quality medical and public health services – are issues at the top of the new Administration’s agenda. These concerns also underscore why strong leadership in the White House and in the federal agencies on science, health, and technology is more important than ever. The US spends 2.6 trillion dollars on health care, twice as much as any other nation, yet ranks 49th on life expectancy and Americans get the right treatment only 55% of the time. This presentation will review provisions of the new health reform legislation and its strategies to ensure equity, efficiency and effectiveness in the US health care system. A prescription will also be provided for how to put “health” back into the health care system, suggesting some innovative health solutions that can be implemented to enhance economic prosperity, national security, and global health.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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