Amy Hendel, R-PA, IDEA, ACSM, is a family lifestyle therapist, registered physician assistant and well-known TV personality, health expert, reporter, correspondent, producer and writer for a wide variety of television and radio shows and print publications. She reaches millions of people through a broad spectrum of media outlets including guest spots on NBC’s “Today,” Fox News and Rachael Ray, as a traveling expert/correspondent for NBC Health Fairs where she speaks to audiences throughout the country, as “Healthy Home” segment host on “Housesmarts” and as a regular coach and mentor for iVillage.com, a Web site with more than 16 million subscribers. As CEO of healthgal.com, her daily newsletter hits thousands of homes.
Hendel’s master’s level R-PA degree followed her Bachelor of Science degree. She is a personal trainer, fitness instructor and nutritionist; and her professional affiliations include the California Association of Physician Assistants, the American Association of Physician Assistants, the American College of Sports Medicine and the International Association of Fitness Professionals (IDEA).