Dr. Orie Achonwa is a clinical researcher, professor, published author, and highly sought-after on-air expert with appearances on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, The Brian Tracy Show, eHealth Radio, among others. She’s also a renowned speaker and hosts the top-rated podcast.
Dr. Orie has a fascination with chemistry, human physiology, art, and design. She believes that when you take better care of yourself better things start happening to you. This perspective inspired her to seek to shift the current landscape of health and make it more relatable and attainable for all. She’s collaborated with women’s retailer The Limited, Girl’s Inc, the Bergman Emmy’s Style Lounge, and many other well-known brands with this goal of taking wellness to the masses in mind. Also, Dr. Orie has brought her own brands, MD Nourish, Fig Lifestyle Company, and Exhale Black Label, into existence to help people elevate their body and consciousness.
Prior to developing her growing portfolio of consumer health brands, Dr. Orie spent the past decade of her career designing a number of award-winning and recognized innovations in the medical space. Most notably, a health surveillance system currently in use by a hospital and a patient assessment tool which earned her a healthcare innovator title from North America’s largest managed health organization, United Healthcare.
In 2011, she received a community service award from the Mayor of Dallas and in 2018 Thrive Global shortlisted Dr. Orie as one of 99 female founders to watch alongside fitness icon Jillian Michaels and Jessica Herrin, CEO and founder of multimillion dollar global accessories brand Stella & Dot.