Doctor Bobo

Research Focus: Health, Optimism, and Well-being

Adolescent Medicine Specialist,
Speaker and Author

Doctor Bobo

A graduate of Harvard College and the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Kwabena “Bobo” Blankson is a pediatrician with subspecialty training in Adolescent Medicine. He has over 13 years of military experience, and currently serves in private practice at Girls to Women Health & Wellness and the newly formed Young Men’s Health & Wellness. Doctor Bobo has published in peer-reviewed journals on adolescent healthcare utilization, obesity and energy-drink consumption, including recent features on The New York Times,TIME, Huffington Post, CNN, Forbes, CBS News, and more. He is the author of The Saucier’s Bones, a middle grade novel designed to teach about cooking as a health literacy tool, and was recently certified as a Culinary Medicine Specialist.  Dr. Bobo is an engaging, down-to-earth speaker who has a passion for positive medicine.  Most recently, he served as a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness OCourse.

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Book: The Saucier’s Bones

Eleven-year old named Jerry Pasta is the youngest to begin Master Chef training at Pesto’s International School of Culinary Excellence in Italy. Between making friends and enemies from different countries (Manny Cotti, Lefsa Stovon, Susie Sashimi), battling in an outdoor food-fight tournament, and competing for cooking awards, Jerry must decide what type of chef and person he ultimately wants to be—original or ordinary? Learn more.