- Improving the health of vulnerable children
- Decreasing youth violence.
- Boston marathon
Dr. Natalie Stavas is a physician, specializes in work with teenage mothers, improving the health of vulnerable children and decreasing youth violence.
Described as a healer, educator and community leader she received Change Maker award.
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, and others honored her for actions. Improper Bostonian magazine named Dr. Stavas one of “Boston’s Best” and The Boston Globe awarded her with 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 – discussing issues affecting children and young adults, youth on a path towards their full potential through running.
She helped partner Prescription for the Outdoors 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.
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 agreeing to be with us at CASE IV. Your presentation was the most celebrated of the keynotes we had. I had more positive comments about your content, style, and delivery. You made us think, you challenged us, you made us laugh and cry, and you left us reflecting and inspired to be our better selves.
Natalie Stavas delivered the Closing General Session at the AHCA/NCAL Independent Owners Conference. In a word, she was inspirational.
Dr. Stavas has a talent for delivering useful information that is also motivational. Her story of growing up in Kansas, continuing on to Harvard and running the Boston Marathon, provide wonderful examples of how we can live our best lives. Our participants raved about her presentation.
Dr. Stavas recently spoke to the attendees of the National Emergency Number Association’s Annual Conference and Expo.
Dr. Stavas’ presentation was simply excellent and right on point for the audience. Her very well prepared presentation augment her comments.
The standing ovation she received indicated that the powerful message and presentation was very well received by the attendees. She was a powerful contributor to the success of the conference.
National Emergency Number Association