NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz of the Emmy® Award-winning The Dr. Oz Show will be hosting The Health and Happiness Summit tomorrow at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This free, half-day wellness event will feature renowned nutrition, fitness, and health experts, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Nicholas Perricone, Rovenia "Dr. Ro" Brock, Dr. Michael Breus, Dr. Myron Wentz, Dave Wentz, Montel Williams, and Lisa Oz. Each expert will speak on his or her area of expertise, such as improving one's skin, eating healthier or getting more restful sleep.
"I am excited to have this all-star line-up of wellness speakers on one stage with me," says Dr. Oz. "These are experts whose values are similar to mine—we all believe in giving people the tools they need to live healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives."
"This is going to be a fantastic event," says Dave Wentz, author of New York Timesbest-selling book, The Healthy Home, and CEO of USANA Health Sciences. "The great thing about The Health and Happiness Summit is that we will be focusing on simple, day-to-day changes people can make to improve their health and wellness. It's easier to change your life for the better if you don't feel overwhelmed."
In addition to talks from each of the speakers, The Health and Happiness Summit will also feature live entertainment, interactive video and a Q&A panel where audience members will have the opportunity to direct questions to their favorite health experts.
Tickets were sold out within hours of opening sales.
ABOUT DR. OZ: Dr. Oz won his second consecutive Emmy® Award for outstanding informative talk show host at the 2011 Daytime Emmys. He has served as health expert on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" since 2004, sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers including "YOU: The Owner's Manual", "YOU: The Smart Patient", "YOU: On a Diet", "YOU: Staying Young", "YOU: Being Beautiful" and "YOU Having a Baby" as well as the award-winning "Healing from the Heart". He has a regular column in TIME Magazine, AARP and O The Oprah Magazine. He is also the host of a daily talk show on Sirius XM Radio's "Oprah Radio."
Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents.
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