Dr. Anna Yusim
Dr. Anna Yusim is a world-renowned, Board-Certified Psychiatrist with a Private Practice in New York City and the best-selling author of Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. She is on the Clinical Faculty at Yale Medical School, where she is creating a Mental Health and Spirituality Program.
Dr. Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. She has traveled, lived and worked in over 60 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences. Dr. Yusim has published over 70 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry.
With more than 15 films roles, Broadway shows and dozens of magazine covers on her resume, Marla Maples firmly secured her place in popular culture.
With a focus on creating a quieter, more spiritual existence, Marla relocated to Southern California in 1999 with her daughter Tiffany. She released her first album, The Endless featuring Deepak Chopra, His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Michael Bernard Beckwith, and hosted a talk radio show, Awakening With Marla with specialists from the natural wellness world.
Marla returned to the spotlight, tangoing her way through Season 22 of Dancing With the Stars, co-hosting The View, The Doctors, and Good Day New York, and performed on Ballando Con Le Steele in Rome, Italy. Most recently, Marla also has a reoccurring role on the new hit HBO series, The Righteous Gemstones.
The humanitarian, who herself suffered from Lyme disease, was honoured for her work with the Global Lyme Alliance, and remains committed to supporting a multitude of non-profit organizations including AWARENYC.org, Spirituality for Kids, and The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine. Marla has had the privilege of speaking at the United Nations, Harvard University, the 2018 Summit of Peace, as well as, at the Global Summit on Science, Spirituality, and Environment in India. She also performed her single “One World of Love” on stage at Carnegie Hall.