DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”
Known as a prolific author of over 80 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times Bestsellers. His New York Times bestsellers, War of the Worldviews, (co-authored with Leonard Mlodinow), has been quoted by Larry King “as one of the more important books to read of the decade.” War of the Worldviews successfully attempts to elevate the conversation around science and religion in a way that is thoughtful and constructive rather than polarizing and divisive. His New York Times bestsellers, Super Brain (coauthored with Rudolph Tanzi) was awarded the 2013 Nautilus Award for Science and Cosmology, The Third Jesus was recognized as “one of the Best Spiritual Books” by spiritualandpractice.com, Peace Is the Way received the Religion and Spirituality Quill Award in 2005, and The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life was awarded the 2005 Nautilus Grand Prize. FINS – Wall Street Journal, mentioned his book, The Soul of Leadership, as one of five best business books to read for your career, and What Are You Hungry for? (Harmony Books) released as an instant New York Bestseller and highly acclaimed PBS special. His novel, The 13th Disciple: A Spiritual Adventure, was published on March 31, 2015 (HarperOne) and completes his enlightenment series. His latest book coauthored with Rudy Tanzi, Super Genes, will be published on November 10, 2015 (Harmony Books). Two of his books, Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (1993) and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1995) have been recognized on “The Books of The Century Bestsellers List”.
Deepak Chopra’s popularity as an international presenter and keynote speaker is exemplified in an impressive list of honorariums. Chopra is the recipient of the 2012 Police Athletic League Humanitarian Award, 2012 Mandala Award for Humanitarian Achievement – Rubin Museum of Art, 2012 Asian American Arts Alliance Honoree, 2010 GOI Peace Award, 2010, Starlite Humanitarian Award, 2010 Art for Life Honoree, 2009 Oceana Partners Award, 2008 Mattie J. T. Stepanek Peacemaker Award Honoree – We Are Family Foundation, 2006 Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, and 2006 Trailblazer Award by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, 2002 Einstein Humanitarian Award through Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with the American Journal of Psychotherapy, 2002 Books for a Better Life Hall of Fame Award, 1999 Citation of the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic by the Pio Manzu International Scientific Committee. He participates annually as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine event sponsored by Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center since 1997.
Chopra holds a Doctor Honoris Causa from The Giordano Brunio University, Doctor of Science, Hartwick College and Doctor of Humane Letters from Sofia University. He serves as the Co-founder of Jiyo, Founder of The Chopra Well on YouTube, Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Professor of Consciousness Studies at Sofia University, Faculty at Walt Disney Imagineering and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization. For the past three years, Greatist.com recognizes Dr. Chopra as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness “. The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Dr. Chopra #17 influential thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine