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Deborah Chud

2012 Speaker

Deborah Chud, MD was a medical educator and member of the faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine for many years. Subsequently, she served as a consultant to ZonePerfect Nutrition Corporation where she contributed as medical editor, food columnist and cookbook reviewer. Her cookbook, “The Gourmet Prescription,” was published in 1999. She previously served as food columnist for Radius magazine, a lifestyle quarterly devoted to health and wellness. Her Trufflehead healthy cooking app for iPhone and iPad launched in August of 2011 and has appeared on Apple’s “New and Noteworthy,” “Top 25 Lifestyle” and “What’s Hot” featured app lists (January 2012). In February 2012, Chud founded Mobile Skillet, one of the only digital media companies devoted exclusively to producing high-quality, affordable cooking apps. When time permits, she blogs at ,  and HuffPost Food. Chud is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston University School of Medicine.