Natalie  Stavas, MD

Natalie Stavas, MD

A Harvard Doctor and a physician at Boston Children's Hospital who went from runner to first responder in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Dr. Stavas is a healer, educator and expert on turning chaos into courage, fear into action. She received the 2012 Change Maker award from The Boston Foundation. On April 15, 2013 Dr. Stavas approached the finish line of her fifth Boston marathon. Just blocks away, she heard explosions and ran towards them. Arriving at the scene she went to work administering CPR, applying tourniquets and triaging the wounded. "Running Toward Chaos" is actually in our genes.

Fee: Call For Quote

Dr. Natalie Stavas is a physician at Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in work with teenage mothers, improving the health of vulnerable children and decreasing youth violence. Described as a healer, educator and Boston community leader she received the 2012 Change Maker award from The Boston Foundation.

On April 15, 2013 Dr. Stavas approached the finish line of her fifth Boston marathon. Just blocks away, she heard explosions and ran towards them. Arriving at the scene she went to work administering CPR, applying tourniquets and triaging the wounded.

Following these actions President Barack Obama, Katie Couric, and Anderson Cooper honored her for actions. Improper Bostonian magazine named Dr. Stavas one of "Boston's Best" and The Boston Globe awarded her with "2013 Bostonian of the Year" - an honor bestowed upon those that shape the biggest story of the year in a remarkable way.

After the bombings Dr. Stavas increased her efforts in preventing childhood violence. She became a weekly medical contributor for Boston's Fox 25- discussing issues affecting children and young adults, a mentor for Sole Train- a non-profit guiding inner-city youth on a path towards their full potential through running. In early 2014 she helped partner Prescription for the Outdoors with Boston Medical Center's pediatric team.

This advocacy goes beyond borders- traveling to Haiti throughout the year Dr. Stavas provides medical care to children and helps strengthen the fragile medical infrastructure. A documentary featuring this work as a medical pioneer premiered at the 2014 South by Southwest film festival.

Dr. Stavas has been featured in Runners World, The New York Times, LA Times, The Boston Globe, The New Yorker, Time and People.

    • “Thank you for being so attentive and providing information to us in a timely fashion.”Northern Hospital of Surry County
      Read More ...

    • “Your responsiveness and follow up was excellent.” – Abbott Diagnostics
      Read More ...

    • “Our heartfelt thanks for always guiding us to select the perfect speaker to ensure continued success of our event each year-thank you!” – Sears Methodist Foundation
      Read More ...

    • “We have received excellent service from Speakers On Healthcare. The staff is incredible and they bend over backward to get you the right person. Hats off to the staff… wonderful! -Mercy Health Partners Golf Outing

      Read More ...

    • “I was impressed with the attentiveness of Speakers On Healthcare. Whether we were communicating by phone or email you answered my questions and made me feel like I was the most important person you were dealing with. I asked for help and you responded beyond my expectations.” – Red Ribbon Week & Town Meeting, CO
      Read More ...

    • ” Thank you for the great job you did with our Recovery Walk event. The way you kept on top of any details that had to be attended to and communicated with me on any item that needed attention made working with you very easy, efficient as well as enjoyable. I look forward to working with you again.” – Friends of Addiction Recovery Walk, NJ
      Read More ...

    • I received information in a timely manner, communication from all parties at Speakers On Healthcare was focused and direct. Having dealt with other agencies before, there is no comparison for reliability, courteous and professional representatives.” – Columbus, GA Breast Cancer Event
      Read More ...

    • “You all were wonderful! Thanks for your help in making our event a success. I’m sure you’ll hear from me again soon.” – Mercy Hospital, PA

      Read More ...

    • “The service from Speakers On Healthcare was excellent. Very professional and very precise as it relates to the requirements of the group and the requirements of the speaker.” – Network Health Plan Broker Incentive Conference



      Read More ...

    • “THANK YOU! I really appreciate how quickly you respond and with such great service and a large variety of choices.” – Premera Blue Cross
      Read More ...