Professor Marc Cohen (aka Dr Marc) is a medical doctor, university professor, author, poet, entrepreneur and wellness trailblazer who has spent more than 30 years practicing and researching holistic health. He is a Founding Board Member of the Global Wellness Summit, Founder of the Extreme Wellness Academy and Co-Founder of the Bathe the World Foundation, and co-owner of Extremely Alive Wellness Tonics and Maruia Hot Springs.
Profofessor Cohen has degrees in western medicine, physiology and psychological medicine and PhDs in Chinese medicine and electrical and computer systems engineering and his research interests include all aspects of wellness such as health retreats, detoxification, bathing, water quality, saunas, hot springs, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, nutrition, herbal medicine, fermentation, elite athletic performance and flow states.
Dr Marc has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and many books and technical texts on wellness and natural medicine. He is co-editor for the first academic book on ‘Understanding the Global Spa Industry’, co-author of the landmark text Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, which is currently in its 4th Edition and author of the illustrated children’s books “Bing & Bang Begin” and “The Beautiful Mare and the Boy Who Gave Thanks”.