Glenn Ellis, MPH is a health educator, lecturer, advocate, medical historian, and syndicated health columnist. Ellis is a Visiting Scholar at the National Bioethics Center at Tuskegee University and was a Research Bioethics Fellow at Harvard Medical School. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Glenn Ellis was a Pre-Med undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, did his Hospital Ethics graduate studies at St. Joseph University (Certified Health Care Ethicist). and received a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Liverpool. Ellis is selected in 2018 as a Research Bioethics Fellow Harvard Medical School and is a 2020 Writing Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Ellis has presented at scientific, academic and health conferences across the United States, as well as Belgium, Cuba, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Spain, the Netherlands, South Africa, Ukraine and more. He is author of the books, Which Doctor? and Information is the Best Medicine.
Ellis is an active media contributor on Health Equity and Medical Ethics. He is also the author of Which Doctor? (2006) and Information in the Best Medicine (2012). In addition to a weekly, nationally syndicated health column, he also hosts a public health podcast. He is a frequent commentator on radio in Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Shreveport, LA, in Los Angeles. Throughout the 2020 pandemic, Ellis was interviewed over 100 times by media ranging from the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, BBC, MSNBC, and German radio and TV.
Ellis’ dedication to health equity for marginalized and disenfranchised populations has earned him the respect and recognition of public health experts, physicians, academics, and scientists across the globe.
Glenn Ellis is the President of Strategies for Well-Being, LLC, a global consultancy that focuses on medical ethics; health advocacy; medical history; and protection of the rights of vulnerable populations. Following 10 years of research, Glenn is currently curating a permanent, museum Exhibition on “The History of Blacks in Philadelphia Medicine 1700’s-1970’s”, as well as a book on the same topic.
His motto is, “live the best life possible”