Matilde Parente, MD is a California-based physician and medical safety consultant. She is a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Parente is board certified in surgical and clinical pathology with post-graduate training in surgery, pathology and clinical experience in general practice and ambulatory care. She develops webinars for health professionals and is the author of articles for disease management, nutrition and wellness publications. Dr. Parente is an in-demand speaker and corporate trainer on topics related to workplace wellness, safety and women's health for business, professional and community groups.