Dr. Danielle Kelvas, MD, earned her medical degree from East Tennessee State University and specialized in Emergency Medicine. She later switched to primary care and became passionate about treating eating disorders while volunteering for an anti-sex trafficking agency. She has traveled, lived, and volunteered medically in over 40 countries, giving her a unique perspective on how geographic and sociocultural determinants impact nutrition, mindful eating, and gut health.
She served a term as the National Chair of Global Health for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and published a global health program for medical students that is used by New York Medical College and AMSA, placing a heavy emphasis on food, water, and maternal/baby health. Dr. Kelvas now writes full-time and is currently funded to write a novel.