Jo Lichten PhD, RDN (a.k.a. “Dr. Jo®”), America’s On-The-Go Health Guru, is an accomplished author, speaker, freelance writer, and media personality who inspires busy people to stay healthy, sane, and productive. Dr. Jo® has appeared on 300+ TV and radio shows, presented more than 1000 programs at conferences, and has written articles or has been quoted in 300+ newspapers, magazines and websites.
Reboot – how to stay focused, energized, and more productive
How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road
What Every Woman Wants: More Energy, Better Looking Legs, & Peace of Mind
Swimming in a Sea of Priorities.
She’s also the author of four books including REBOOT – how to power up your energy, focus, and productivity and several professional resources for health professionals. Dr. Jo® contracts with the Human Performance Institute (a Johnson & Johnson company) in Orlando, FL coaching C-suite executives on how to expand their personal energy.
As a proven, professional speaker, Dr. Jo® is recognized for her energy and audience participation. Jo has presented over 1000 keynotes and other programs to a wide variety of companies and conferences in North America including Compaq/HP, AT&T, Chicago Title, Exxon/Mobil, Marriott, US Border Patrol, IBM, Associated General Contractors, National Wellness Conference, Restaurants & Institutions Summit, and the National Association of Professional Organizers. She offers plenty of real-life, practical advice that even the busiest of people can incorporate into their lives. Dr Jo®’s most requested topics include:
Dr. Jo®’s articles and quotes have appeared in 300+ newspapers magazines, and websites including the Washington Post, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Business Traveler, Cosmopolitan, NorthWest Airlines World Traveler, Muscle & Fitness, Fit, Women’s World, Weight Watchers, Prevention, and Cooking Light.
As a media spokesperson and nutrition consultant, Dr. Jo® has worked with companies including Wendy’s, KFC, Yoplait, Starbucks, SlimFast, Canola Info, NatureMade, Burger King, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Benefiber and NutraGrain. Her work includes TV and radio appearances, speaking at conferences on their behalf, writing print material for professional and consumer publications, and exhibiting at trade show.
Dr. Jo®, a registered dietitian nutritionist, has more than 20 years experience as a college professor, nutrition counselor and consultant. She was the Chief Nutrition Officer at Burger King Corporation from 2003-2004. Jo earned her Bachelors (SUNY) and Master’s degrees (Virginia Tech) in nutrition and began her career as a clinical dietitian. At the age of 26 she became the founding director of the Dietetics Program at the University of Texas/Pan American where she developed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics Program and earned full national accreditation. Dr. Jo® Lichten earned her PhD in adult education from Texas A&M University researching the difficult issue of how to help people make healthy changes in all aspects of their lives.