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Anton C. Bizzell, MD



Anton C. Bizzell, MD, a physician entrepreneur, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bizzell Group dba Bizzell US, a strategy, consulting, and technology firm that delivers data-driven, research-informed, innovative solutions to the world’s most complex health, economic, security, and sustainability challenges.

Dr. Bizzell is an engaging and sought-after speaker on a broad range of current issues facing the American public such as health care disparities, access, quality, behavioral health and substance use disorders prevention, treatment, and recovery. While serving as a Fellow for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (2018-2019), Dr. Bizzell toured cities across the U.S. and engaged in conversations with state and local chambers to share innovative employer and business solutions and community partnerships in the battle against the opioid epidemic. He is a small business development leader and mentor, and an expert on community engagement and integration in lasting change… continue reading


Published by Anton C. Bizzell, MD

Easing the Mental Toll of HIV and AIDS

Individuals living with HIV/AIDS often experience discrimination, stigma, persecution, isolation, and exclusion, which can lead to depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and other negative mental health effects.

Do Not Wait for a Holiday to Express Gratitude

Gratitude is a “trending notion” right now, but do people really know what it means to show, express, feel and embrace gratitude. Gratitude is a feeling of…

Mental Health Should Be Everyone’s Priority

Every year, one in 5 adults experience a mental illness in the United States1. Mental illnesses can have a wide range of effects on physical heath, relationships and school or job performance. Yet as a country…

3 Xanax Addiction Signs to Lookout For

Nearly 52 million Americans 18 and older are living with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder.  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, reports of people suffering from…

Suicide Prevention Awareness: “Creating hope through action.”

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Why Overdose Awareness Matters More Than Ever

International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31st, began in Australia 20 years ago to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, and remind us of…

Protecting Minority Mental Health in the U.S.

Mental illness is stigmatized in the U.S. and even more among minority communities and communities of color both nationally and internationally.  To help combat the mental illness stigma, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as…

Mobile Clinics Tested as a Way to Treat Substance Use Disorders

Mobile health units may be able to help manage HIV infections and opioid use disorder. A clinical trial, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, aims to…

What You Need to Know About PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) first entered the lexicon when the American Psychiatric Association added it to its third edition of the association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in…


CEO Engagements

Keynote Address – 2023 New Haven Job Corps Center Graduation Celebration

Recognizing the accomplishments of the 2023 New Haven Job Corps graduating class.

August 30th, 2023, New Haven, Connecticut

U.S. – Africa Business Summit 2023

Topic:“Building Resilient Entrepreneurs” Panel

July 13th, 2023, Gaborone, Botswana

Keynote Address – 2023 Johns Hopkins University Pre-Commencement Multicultural Graduation Celebration

The celebration emphasized the importance of community and the numerous cultures and heritages of the graduating class.

May 22nd, 2023, Baltimore, Maryland

U. S. Department of Education

Topic: Reducing Stigma and Improving Access to Mental Health Services

Webinar series on promoting best practices, resources and understanding existing barriers to mental health services for students. To learn more about how to register, please visit:
Tuesday, October 25th, 2022: 4:00 to 5:15pm ET, (virtual event)

Associated Wire Rope Fabricators Fall General Meeting

Topic: Opiate Crisis

October 17th, 2022, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

U. S. Department of Labor – “RETAIN Annual Convening”

Topic: Retaining Employment and Talent after Injury/Illness

September 21st, 2022, (virtual event)


Topic: Health Technology Symposium

July 1st, 2022, New Orleans, Louisiana