Dr. Bob Arnot is an award-winning television correspondent, international traveler, sportsman, and medical doctor active in international humanitarian issues. Dr. Danger for MOJO on INHD is his latest television project, one which is a culmination of his wide-ranging skills, experiences and passions.
His broadcast career had included stints as foreign correspondent and chief medical correspondent for NBC News (including Dateline, the Today Show and the NBC Nightly News), and chief foreign correspondent and special foreign correspondent for MSNBC News. He was health correspondent for CBS News (including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning and CBS Morning News). He has also been featured on national television specials in international health and humanitarian topics for Discovery Health, Discovery Military, PAX, the ABC Family Channel, BET, and FOX.
His broadcast accomplishments have earned him an Emmy Award, two Emmy nominations, the Overseas Press Club Award, the Dupont Award, and an award from Vanity Fair for “Best Embedded Reporter,” Iraq Campaign. As befitting Dr. Danger, the U.S. Marine Corps made him an Honorary Blue Knight.
He was Founder and Chief of the Lake Placid Sports Medical Center; was physician and member of the Board of Directors for the US Ski Team; and physician for the XIII Winter Olympic Games.
Dr. Arnot is also a highly successful author, having published five books and numerous articles and columns on health issues ranging from sports science and physical fitness to breast cancer and securing medical treatment. He is a popular motivational speaker and frequent lecturer on a variety of medical issues.
Dr. Arnot has also been involved in numerous international medical and humanitarian organizations. He was medical director for National Emergency Services. He served as a physician providing humanitarian relief in countries including Somalia, Sudan, Rwanda, Armenia, Congo, Sierra Leone, Kosovo and Iraq. He founded Operation Lifeline Iraq.
Originally from Boston, MA, Dr. Arnot has a Bachelor of Medical Science degree from Dartmouth College, and received his Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery from McGill University in Montreal.