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Dr. Michele C. Reed

Official Health & Wellness Ambassador

Discover Long Island is proud to collaborate with Dr. Michele C. Reed, Long Island native and Board Certified Family Medicine Physician,  as the organization’s Official Health & Wellness Ambassador. In this newly created role, Dr. Reed will act as an advisor on health and safety-related protocols to tourism industry leaders, provide safe travel tips to visitors and share her recommendations on how to enjoy Long Island’s tourism attractions and vast outdoor experiences.

As the Official Health & Wellness Ambassador, Dr. Reed will utilize her medical background to serve as a key industry advisor to Discover Long Island and industry partners in identifying and implementing safety protocols for businesses, events and meetings. In addition to her role as a respected and trained medical professional, Dr. Reed is known as the “Fit Doc” for her best-selling book, “Mentally Fit, Physically Strong: The Fit Doc’s Guide to Real Life, Real Fitness, Real Health”. Having personally survived Covid-19, Dr. Reed has been featured in several national media outlets as a trusted source and advocate for safety protocols surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wellness Tips


Walk With The Doc

Follow The FitDoc on Facebook and Instagram for information on how to join along on weekly guided walks and hikes exploring her favorite outdoor locales on Long Island.

Dr. Reed is a notable medical expert appearing in various national media outlets. She provides regular healthcare tips and shares medical news and information via her LinkedIn and Twitter pages. Follow her at:

In The Media: Dr. Michele C. Reed

Outdoor Activities to Explore on Long Island

Travel Guide

Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.

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