Dr. Evelyn Higgins is a recognized international expert on fitness, diet and health. She is a graduate of the State University of New York and New York Chiropractic College. She is a radio show host, 22-year practicing physician, author, health care commentator, columnist, and lecturer.
Dr. Higgins is a certified addiction professional and Diplomate American Board of Disability specializing in pain management. She participates in the Harvard Medical School Continuing Education program in Body, Mind, and Spirit medicine. She has served as team doctor for the 2006 IWFL Champion Atlanta Xplosion womens professional football team, the Somali Olympic team, and the US/Ukranian team for the Round the World Whitbread Race. She has served as adviser to the US Surgeon General on Physical Fitness and Women’s Health and was founder and director of the Georgia chapter of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. She has lectured both nationally and internationally on chiropractic, including teaching multi-discipline physicians in Belgium about Manipulation Under Anesthesia.
She hosts The Dr. Evelyn Higgins Show on WDUN, a weekly radio talk show on health and fitness. She appears weekly as an expert guest on nationally syndicated radio shows such as Montel Across America, Mancow, The Lionel Show, Bob Grant, Phil Valentine, and A Body of Truth as well as local programming including Mark Larson in California, Joey Reynolds in New York, and Marty Stanovich in Florida. She has appeared on numerous national and local television appearances including NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw.
She contributes to a health and wellness blog and various periodicals such as the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Family Christian, Marietta Daily Journal and Brenau University magazine. She authored The Mystery of Happiness: A Step By Step Journal of Gratitude. She frequently presents her recognized philosophy “Prescription for Life”. She lectures on various health and wellness topics.
Dr. Higgins was an Olympic Torchbearer for the 1996 summer games. She enjoys an active lifestyle including running, kayaking, weight training, and rowing. She lives a life of gratitude and practices her “Prescription for Life.”