Joan Lunden To Deliver Keynote At 2016 Prevention R3 Summit

2016 R3 Summit Will Take Place at ACL Live at the Moody Theater on January 15-16 in Austin, Texas

Prevention’s third annual R3 Summit will welcome award-winning journalist and bestselling author Joan Lunden to deliver the event keynote, My Journey: R3’ing Every Step of the Way, to over 1,000 attendees on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, TX. The R3 Summit (R3 stands for Revive, Refresh, Reinvent) is the nation’s premier event dedicated to the advancement of women’s health through conversation and interactive experiences. Consumers, experts, and physicians will be treated to two revitalizing days of wellness workshops, fitness classes, cooking demonstrations and tastings, and health and beauty consultations. All programming is developed by Prevention, the world’s leading healthy lifestyle magazine brand, with a combined print and digital audience of 16 million and representation in 20 countries worldwide. R3 Summit registration is now open and space is limited; visit Prevention.com/R3 for a special invitation message from Joan.

In addition to her illustrious television career, Lunden has impacted peoples’ lives as a health and wellness advocate, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, and a mom of seven children. As the longest running host ever on early morning TV, Lunden greeted viewers every morning on ABC’s Good Morning America for nearly twenty years, becoming a trusted voice in American homes. She reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents and 5 Olympics and provided insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. In June of 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, which required chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. Since then, Joan has made it her mission to educate and inspire others about breast cancer prevention, treatment, and survival. Joan decided to share her battle and the transformative effect it has had on her life in her latest book Had I Known. One of the most visible women in America, Lunden has graced the covers of more than 40 magazines and will be featured on the February 2016 issue of Prevention, coinciding with Prevention’s R3 Summit.

Lunden will be joined by Dr. Jennifer Ashton, board-certified ob-gyn and co-host of the Emmy Award–winning show, The Doctors, who will serve as R3 Master of Ceremonies; Dr. Travis Stork, the host of The Doctors who will discuss symptoms most women miss when it comes to heart trouble; and Bob Roth, Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation and the nation’s most sought-after meditation teacher. The panel of experts will also include a high-profile cadre of health and wellness thought-leaders, including Wendy Bazilian, PhD, RD, contributor to Eat Clean, Stay Lean; Cynthia Blenderman, DDS; Mary Joan Cunningham, Health and Wellness Activist; Professional Trainer and Fit in 10 co-creator Larysa DiDio; Brad Guyton, DDS, MBA, MPH, Associate Professor at University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine; Gary Kaplan, DO, Founder/Medical Director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine; Top Chef Master Monica Pope; Chef Chad Sarno; Heather Snyder, PhD, Senior Director of Medical and Scientific Operations at the Alzheimer’s Association; Lauren Streicher, MD, Leading Women’s & Sexual Health Expert; Fitness Physiologist Skyler Tanner; Yogi Meaghan Kennedy Townsend; Motivational Speaker Lizzie Velásquez; Naomi Whittel, Founder and CEO of Reserveage Nutrition; Lauren Handel Zander, Co-Founder and Chairman of Handel Group®, an international private coaching company; and Kate Zhong, MD, MSc, FRCP, Senior Director of Clinical Research for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Benefitting Stand Up to Cancer, the Prevention R3 Summit is sponsored by Applegate, At Home®, Gardein, Go Raw, Honest Tea, Lundberg Family Farms, Manitoba Harvest, Maty’s Healthy Products, Nordic Naturals, Panera Bread, Replens, Reserveage Nutrition, Smile Generation, Sprouts Farmers Market, Tom’s of Maine, Wild Planet, and Zodiac Vodka, and produced by Women Rising, an Austin-based full-service production team that has produced TEDxAustinWomen and the newly released documentary A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velásquez Story.

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