BQ Summit : What’s Sacred & Sexy is Sustainable with Dean and Anne Ornish
What’s Sacred & Sexy is Sustainable
Hosted by Lamara Heartwell with Dean Ornish, M.D. & Anne Ornish
Broadcast on February 10, 2014
Dean Ornish, M.D.
Founder & President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Dean Ornish, M.D., is the founder and president of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. Dr. Ornish directed research demonstrating, for the first time, that comprehensive lifestyle changes may begin to reverse even severe coronary heart disease and many other chronic illnesses, without drugs or surgery. He is the author of six books, all national bestsellers, and Medical Editor of The Huffington Post. He was appointed by President Obama to the White House Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. He chaired the Google Health Advisory Council 2007-2009. Dr. Ornish was honored as “one of the 125 most extraordinary University of Texas alumni in the past 125 years;” chosen by LIFE magazine as “one of the fifty most influential members of his generation;” and by Forbes magazine as “one of the seven most powerful teachers in the world.” Dean’s website
Digital Director, Ornish Lifestyle Medicine at Healthways, Inc.
Anne Ornish created and directs Ornish Lifestyle Medicine’s digital platform, Empower, an online ecosystem for providers, participants and alumni of Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Programs. Anne has over 20 years of advanced training in yoga and meditation. She is a certified Integrative Health & Spirituality practitioner through the California Pacific Medical Center and also received professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. Her multimedia series of guided practices are featured on her website. Anne’s website