Dr. Peeke is a physician, scientist and author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health. She is WebMD’s lifestyle expert, where she presents her multimedia lifestyle program Everyday Fitness with Dr. Pam Peeke. Serving as chief medical correspondent for nutrition and fitness at Discovery Health TV, Dr. Peeke is featured on the award winning National Body Challenge series and is the host of the Could You Survive? series, based upon her national bestselling book Fit to Live.
Dr. Peeke serves as spokesperson for the American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise is Medicine global initiative. Together with the US Surgeon General, she created the Surgeon General Walks for a Healthy and Fit Nation. She is senior editor of the Women’s Health section of the new edition of the textbook Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr. Peeke holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, is board certified in internal medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Peeke was among the first physicians with formal training in nutrition science and while at the NIH, studied the relationship between chronic stress, nutrition, and weight gain.
Dr. Peeke is regularly featured in print media and a regular health news commentator for the national networks. Dr. Peeke is also a New York Times bestselling author and founder of The Peeke Performance Center for Healthy LivingTM where she conducts her Peeke Week Retreats teaching her Peeke Performers how to transform themselves, mentally and physically, for optimal health and wellbeing.