Christiane Northrup, MD, is a visionary pioneer and one of the world’s leading authorites in the field of women’s health and wellness.
A board-certified OB/GYN physician who graduated from Dartmouth Medical School, Northrup was a practicing physician in obstetrics and gynecology for more than 25 years. Since then, she has dedicated her life to inspiring women to flourish. She encourages women to create health on all levels by tuning into their inner wisdom.
A leading proponent of medicine that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions, and spirit, Northrup is the author of two New York Times best-selling books, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause. Her third book, Mother-Daughter Wisdom, was voted Amazon’s #1 book of the year in 2005 in both parenting and mind-body health, and was also nominated for a Quill Award.
In her other books, The Secret Pleasures of Menopause and The Secret Pleasures of Menopause Playbook, Northrup outlines the crucial link between health and pleasure. Northrup's latest book, Beautiful Girl, is a children's book that brings her positive message to the youngest of girls.
Northrup has also hosted seven highly successfully public television specials, including Menopause and Beyond: New Wisdom for Women. Additionally, Northrup has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, The View, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America, 20/20, and the Dr. Oz Show.
In 2013, Reader’s Digest named her one of “The 100 Most Trusted People in America."