Currently, Samantha is the Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at the Cancer Care Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. She hosts her own live two hour show “Samantha Heller’s Health & Nutrition Show” on SiriusXM’s DOCTOR Radio.
Samantha’s popular book GET SMART: SAMANTHA HELLER’S NUTRITION PRESCRIPTION FOR BOOSTING BRAIN POWER AND OPTIMIZING TOTAL BODY HEALTH, published by the John’s Hopkins University Press, is the only medically peer reviewed health book on the market today. Get Smart is entertaining, fun, reader friendly and full of bulleted tips, recommendations, stories, shopping lists and recipes to help people reduce the risk of dementia & cognitive decline, improve memory, sharpen focus, lose weight and ultimately find the car keys.
Known for her accessibility, knowledge, confidence and attractive on-camera demeanor Samantha is a favored expert on TV news shows such as Doctor Oz, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS Early Show, Fox Evening News, Fox & Friends, NBC Evening News, CBS Evening News, MSNBC, Good Day New York, WFSB’s Better Connecticut, NY1 News, Today in New York, WABC News and WNBC News.
Regarded as a specialist in the fields of clinical nutrition, health, medical nutrition therapy - including expertise in diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and obesity, sports nutrition, wellness, stress management, exercise and fitness, Samantha is a highly sought after expert, spokesperson, writer and public speaker.
As a senior clinical nutritionist Samantha developed and ran NYU Langone Medical Center’s Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation & Prevention Nutrition program for almost 10 years. She was a fitness instructor, personal trainer and exercise specialist in New York’s top fitness centers for many years.
Samantha’s articles have appeared in publications such as Health, My Family Doctor, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Heart Healthy Living, Healthy Aging, Today’s Health & Wellness, American Health & Fitness, Spry and MSN Health & Fitness.com.
Samantha received a dual Master of Science degree in nutrition and applied physiology from Teachers’ College, Columbia University.