Charlotte Libov (Miami Beach, FL) is an award-winning health book author and a pioneer in the field of patient advocacy. Her first book, The Women’s Heart Book, was among the first to call attention to the problem of heart disease in women, and was made into a groundbreaking PBS special – Women’s Hearts at Risk – in which she appeared as part of an expert panel. She is also the author of the following books: The Cancer Survival Guide (ASJA's Self-Help Health Book of the Year 2017), A Woman’s Guide to Heart Attack Recovery, Beat Your Risk Factors, 50 Essential Things to do When the Doctor Says it’s Heart Disease, and 50 Essential Things to Do When the Doctor Says It’s a Migraine. A popular motivational speaker, she has given talks for Toyota, IBM, and the Biotech International Organization, and has appeared as a keynote speaker for the US Army War College, the American Heart Association, Duke University Medical School, Women in International Trade, and at other hospitals and organizations throughout the country.
Libov's byline has appeared regularly in Newsmax magazine, NewsmaxHealth.com, WebMD.com, HealthRevolution.com, CURE.com, AARP.com, GoodHousekeeping.com, HuffingtonPost.com, and many other top websites and publications. She is also a former New York Times regular contributor. Articles about Charlotte Libov and her books have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Ladies Home Journal, The Times-Picayune, and many more; and her TV and radio appearances include: PBS, NPR, Fox Morning News, Today in New York, NewsChannel 8 (Washington TV), CNN Radio, CBS Radio, USA Today-Sky Radio, The Jim Bohannon Show, and many more.
Libov has a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from the University of Oregon. She served as a spokesperson for the Tea Council of the U.S, her photography is exhibited in gallery shows and is also in private collections, and she is a singer.
The author lives & works in the Miami metro area.