Archive for May 2011

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG, interviews Dr. Julie Chen, M.D. Dr. Julie Chen, M.D. is an integrative medicine physician specializing in the practice of holistic medicine to help improve overall health, prevent and treat disease as well as maximize longevity. Graduating from the University of Rochester School of Medicine with Distinction in Research, Dr. Chen is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is board certified in Integrative Medicine by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She has received formal fellowship training in Integrative Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil's program at the University of Arizona, and also trained with Helms Medical Institute for Medical Acupuncture and Chinese Scalp Acupuncture for Physicians. Dr Chen incorporates hypnotherapy, strain-counterstrain manual therapy, and heart-rate variability biofeedback training, along with nutrition, herbal therapies and body mind techniques, and sees each patient as an individual. Her practice is in San Jose, Ca. CONTACT:

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG interviews James M. Greenblatt, M.D. Dr. Greenblatt is a dually certified child and adult psychiatrist, and is a pioneer in integrative medicine. He has lectured throughout the United States on the scientific evidence for nutritional interventions in psychiatry and eating disorders. In addition to being the chief medical officer of Walden Behavioral Care, Dr. Greenblatt is the founder and medical director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources, a private integrative psychiatric practice. Dr. Greenblatt also serves as an assistant clinical professor at Tufts Medical School.After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency at George Washington University, Dr. Greenblatt went on tocomplete a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School. Dr. Greenblatt is the author of Answers to Anorexia: A Breakthrough Nutritional Treatment that Is Saving Lives. Today we'll discuss his new book, The Breakthrough DEPRESSION Solution. Dr. Greenblatt Blogs for Psychology Today. For more information, visit

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, , interviews Mr. Mark Blumenthal . Mark is the Founder and Executive Director of the American Botanical Council (ABC), the leading independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating accurate, reliable, and responsible information on herbs and medicinal plants. He is the Editor/Publisher of HerbalGram, an international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal. He has been a leader in the concerns for more rational regulations of herbal and natural product manufacturing, and education on alternative medicines for more than 35 years. On Today's show Mark will discuss hot topics in Herbal Medicine Today, including the most resent Herb Market Report, American Botanical Councils White Paper on Adulterants in Supplements, and a rebuttal to Newsday's Article on the Herbal Dirty Dozen.


Host Ellen Kamhi PhD RN, interviews Kate Mendenhall Executive Director, Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) Kate first explored organic farming during a two-year tour of volunteering on organic farms from Mexico to Japan. After returning to the US, she began working on policy issues with the New York Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NYSAWG). She participated in the Cornell LEAD-NY program for agricultural leadership and became familiar with all aspects of the state food system. In 2006, Kate joined NOFA-NY as the projects coordinator—developing educational programs for farmers, gardeners, and consumers. She became the Executive Director in 2009 to continue NOFA-NY’s work in statewide education and advocacy that aims to build a sustainable regional food system. With her husband, Zach Borus, she grows fruits and veggies and raises three chickens in her Rochester, NY urban garden. On today's show, Kate will focus on legislative issues that can impack the availability to wholesome organic food. Contact: 585-271-1979

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