Dr. Corey Hébert
Corey Hébert is a physician, journalist, and educator practicing in New Orleans, Louisiana and he is currently the Chief Medical Editor/Correspondent for Black News Channel (BNC) and the Chief Executive Officer of Community Health TV and College Health TV. Hebert has been the on-air Chief Medical Editor for WDSU, the NBC television affiliate New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, and for Hearst-Argyle Broadcasting for over 15 years. Hebert is an on-air expert for the Dr. Oz show and www.DoctorOz.com. He is an assistant professor in private practice at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Tulane University, where he teaches and sees patients in all populations but focuses on healthy lifestyles, adolescent medicine, medical nutrition, attention deficit disorder (ADHD) and post traumatic stress disorder. He is the former Chief Medical Officer for the New Orleans Public School District (NOPS) as well as the Medical Director of the Louisiana Recovery School District, which was the largest school district in the state during his tenure. He is the Chief Medical Officer of Dillard University.
Early life: Hébert was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 4, 1969, and was educated in the Baton Rouge area during his elementary and high school years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Upon graduation he did his internship and residency at Tulane University Medical Center and Charity Hospital of New Orleans. Hébert was chosen as Chief Resident of Pediatrics in 2000 at Tulane Medical Center which made him the first African American to hold that position in the history of that institution.
Career: Hébert has been featured on national broadcasts including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Early Show with Harry Smith on CBS, CNN, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, The Huffington Post, Good Morning America, The Today Show and the National Geographic Channel, Current TV, Aljazeera America, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Dr. Nancy and is regularly featured on The Meredith Viera Show, MSNBC's The Ed Show and he is a fan favorite on AM Joy with Joy Reid. He was featured in the Spike Lee feature film, When the Levees Broke. He hosts a weekly radio show on the Cumulus Broadcasting Network titled Doctor for the People which has an interactive platform for Hébert to connect with urban communities. He is a contributor to the Discovery Channel television show How Stuff Works and a frequent contributor to the Dr. Oz show. Hébert is a medical consultant for Glaxo Smith Kline, Novartis, Mead Johnson, Chevron, Essence Magazine, charitable organizations and churches throughout the United States. Hébert is the Chief Executive Officer of College Health TV, the largest provider of health information on college campuses in the United States. Hébert is the Chief Medical Editor of Ebony Communications.
Hebert is a clinical researcher having been the principal investigator on over 50 FDA regulated clinical trials and he is currently licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.