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President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Dr. Ian Smith

Council Member

Healthy Living Advocate

PCFSN Council Member - Ian Smith

Dr. Ian Smith, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, is a healthy living advocate. He is the medical/diet expert on VH1's highly-rated "Celebrity Fit Club," the creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile, and a medical contributor on the nationally syndicated television show "Rachael Ray." He is also the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show "HealthWatch" on American Urban Radio Networks. His work has been honored by several organizations, including the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for his coverage of September 11, 2001. He has authored nine books and is the former medical correspondent for NBC News network and for News Channel 4. He received his BA from Harvard College, and graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

Full Bio
  • Medical/diet expert on VH1's highly-rated "Celebrity Fit Club".
  • Creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile.
  • Former medical correspondent for NBC News network.

Fun Facts

  • icon of New ZealandNew Zealand is one of my favorite countries to visit.
  • icon of a gardenerI enjoy gardening with my sons as well as playing a variety of sports.
  • icon of a plane ticketOne of my favorite things to do is to travel to foreign countries and see great landmarks.
  • icon of a of a basket ballI played basketball for Harvard.
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Dr. Ian Smith