Marianne Neifert, also known as Dr. Mom, is an accomplished speaker, pediatrician, author, and medical educator. She has been inspiring, informing, and motivating medical audiences as well as moms for thirty years.
A recovering “Superwoman,” who gave birth to 5 children in 7 years while completing her medical training, Dr. Mom is eminently equipped to offer sage counsel about the universal quest to balance one’s personal and professional life. Dr. Mom’s prescription for restructuring busy lives will enlighten, entertain, and transform anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by the pressures of today’s hectic and fast-paced lifestyles.
Dr. Neifert is an ideal keynote speaker for professional organizations, corporate entities, health-related associations, hospitals, churches, civic groups, and community events. She is both a compelling speaker on life balance, as well as a nationally recognized parenting expert. Dr. Neifert has authored Dr. Mom and other child rearing books and written hundreds of articles and columns for magazines, including Parenting, BabyTalk, American Baby, and ParentLife.
Dr. Neifert has extensive media experience, and makes an ideal guest for event-associated media coverage. She has given hundreds of television and radio interviews and been a guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, 20/20, Sonja Live, CNN, Leeza Show, Home Show, Hour Magazine, and many other national and local programs.
A knowledgeable, compassionate, and gifted communicator, Dr. Mom is a member of the National Speakers Association and has enchanted audiences in 45 states and 6 foreign countries, sharing hard-earned wisdom gleaned from her personal journey and professional encounters. Those who have worked with Dr. Neifert uniformly attest to her genuine warmth, professionalism, charisma, ability to engage an audience, dynamic presentation style, and the quality of her content—generously laced with humor and memorable stories.
Topics and Targeted Audiences
Life Balance. Virtually everyone knows the feeling—too much to do and too little time or energy to do it all well. Juggling professional and personal responsibilities can create stifling overload that jeopardizes both roles. Dr. Mom’s content-rich, immensely funny, piercing, life balance message will resonate with corporate and health care entities, professional associations, women’s organizations, governmental agencies, civic groups and many others.
Positive Parenting. For millions of parents, the name “Dr. Mom” is synonymous with practical, empowering advice, laced with empathy and reassurance. Dr. Neifert offers effective strategies for improving parenting skills and strengthening families. She is a highly coveted speaker for child advocacy groups, PTAs and parent organizations, hospital community events, schools, and child-related non-profits.
Women’s Ministries. Dr. Neifert holds a Master of Theological Studies from Iliff School of Theology and has extensive experience addressing church groups, faith-based schools, and women’s ministries, bringing a spiritual perspective to the dilemma of role overload, as well as diverse parenting topics.