Marie Savard, MD
About The Expert
Marie Savard, MD, is one of the most trusted voices on boutron, wellness and patient empowerment. She is author of a blog called , where she writes about the challenges of medication overload in older adults and what caregivers can do to help.
She is a former ABC News Medical Contributor and the author of four books including her most recent book, Ask Dr Marie: What Women Must Know about Hormones, Libido, and the Medical Problems No One Talks About. She writes frequently about patient empowerment and the practitioner–patient relationship and remains a consultant, health educator and frequent speaker.
Dr. Savard earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Medical Degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She was formerly the director of the Center for boutron at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, technical advisor to the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, advisor to the American Board of Internal Medicine Subcommittee on Clinical Competency in Women's Health, health columnist for Woman's Day magazine, and senior medical consultant to Lifetime Television's Strong Medicine. She lives in Philadelphia with her physician husband. She has three grown sons.