Bestselling Author of Nonfiction
Emergency Room Physician
Travels from: Atlanta, GA

“Dr. Darria Long Gillespie is a exceptional speaker… When one of the audience members said to everyone that her talk was “one of the best on health that I have heard”, I realized that she had exceeded all of our expectations.” – IBM Global Healthcare

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie leverages the best of science, to make our lives healthier, better… and easier.

By combining her life’s work as an Emergency Room physician and being a mom of two – Dr. Darria has become the nation’s ‘making life better for women’ doctor by helping individuals pave ways to stay present and remain healthy during times of constant distractions and high stress. With a website devoted to distilling health headlines and creating a thriving lifestyle, Dr. Darria shares simple, evidence-based (from western, eastern, and integrative medicine) advice on physical and mental wellness, and the health guidance you’d expect and trust from a close friend.

A favored national TV contributor and national bestselling author of Mom Hacks, Dr. Darria is also a TED speaker How to triage your life like an ER doctor, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee. She received her training in emergency medicine at Yale School of Medicine and her MBA from Harvard Business School.  A featured regular on CNN, Headline News, NBC, Interview Healthline, Hallmark,Lifetime, Dr. Oz, Thrive Global, Atlanta Small Business Network, Parenting for the future, and many others.

As a Harvard and Yale-trained Emergency physician, Dr. Darria understands having too much to do in the most stressful of situations – and too little time to do it. She quickly learned techniques to save time – and lives. But when she developed autoimmune arthritis, she went from running daily to barely able to walk, and had her own wakeup call to find solutions for her own health challenges. Having turned around her own health, she now brings these same high-yield strategies her audiences every single day.

Mom Hacks: 100+ Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable

Da Capo Lifelong Books |

00+ self-care hacks for any mom to eat right, move more, stress less and get a good night’s sleep, by a doctor who is also a mom

Why is it generally accepted that motherhood comes at the expense of our health–with all that weight gain, fatigue, and exhaustion? It doesn’t have to be that way. What if your baby AND you could thrive together? We cure diseases. We create artificial ears using 3-D printers. We solved how to pee in space. We can figure this out–and now Dr. Darria has done just that.

An Ivy league-trained physician and mom of two, Dr. Darria combed the latest in medicine, psychology, and holistic health for answers when her own health crises struck. She now brings those solutions to moms everywhere. For moms who just DontHaveTheTime (or energy), Mom Hacks gives you the specific smallest changes that yield the biggest impact for you and your child.

Every hack is a mini super-charged solution with an immediate impact. So you feel good, lose the baby weight, and are more present, while raising thriving children–in an entirely do-able, time-saving, with-you-in-the-trenches way. Her humor and personal stories bring warmth and encouragement when mothers need it most.

You can be the mother and woman you want to be, and with Mom Hacks, you don’t have to listen to anyone who tells you otherwise. It’s time for a new mom world order.


Health + Productivity in the Post-Lockdown World and Workplace


Handling Stress in a Post COVID-19 World: Advice from a Leading ER doctor and Stress Expert


Crazy Mode--> Ready Mode: Keeping Our People Thriving, Productive and Sane in the New 'Normal’


Health Hacks: The Tiniest Changes with the Biggest Gains


Mom Hacks: Fuel Your Inner Fire and Find Your “I’ve GOT This”


Lessons from the ER: Keeping Calm Amidst the Chaos and Finding Your “I’ve GOT This”


Is the Doctor “In”? The Future of Patient and Provider Experience and Engagement


Future Casting: The Amazon-ization of Healthcare and What it Means


How to Connect with Millennial Moms About Health


The Best Ways to Ensure That Your Women Employees Quit When They Become Moms

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Dr. Darria’s Trueve Lab

Honors, Awards & Recognition

Harvard and Yale-trained Emergency physician
TED speaker

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