Temple of Health Radio Show, 30/01/2010
Saturday January 30, 2010
on Temple of Health
with Host Dr. Kolb
On BBS Radio
Stephan Martin, M.S.
Stephan Martin, M.S., is an astronomer, educator, and writer who has taught astronomy and physics at colleges and educational centers across the U.S. for over twenty years. Currently Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Bristol Community College in southeastern Massachusetts, he graduated with honors from Colgate University and earned his M.S. in physics and astronomy from the University of Wyoming. His graduate and subsequent astronomical research has focused on dark matter, infrared studies of spiral galaxies, and observations of the solar corona. He has worked for the Space Telescope Science Institute, and has also been supervisor of the Williams College observatory, where he participated in research expeditions around the world to study and observe solar eclipses.
With a background in both science and the humanities, he has also been active in exploring and promoting interdisciplinary approaches to exploring the universe. He attended the graduate program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California, and has been core faculty in the graduate-level Consciousness, Healing, and Ecology program at New College of California, where he helped design an innovative curriculum that integrates rigorous academic work with personal and cultural transformation.
His current research and writing focuses on the transformative potential of the insights of modern science and their integration into personal experience and everyday life. He continues to lead innovative and learning programs in educational, holistic, and nontraditional learning settings that explore the innovative results of modern cosmology with the insights and practices of the worlds spiritual and indigenous traditions.
A well-respected and popular teacher, he is noted for his ability to render complex scientific ideas accessible to a broad audience and present them in innovative and personally relevant ways. He frequently lectures and gives presentations on astronomy and the wonders of the night sky at observatories, planetariums, and other popular venues. He has published a wide variety of articles on a multitude of topics that range from technical scientific research to academic papers in philosophy and humanities to popular-level articles on science education and everyday spirituality. His writing has appeared in a variety of professional and popular journals, including Shamans Drum, The Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, and The Focusing Connection. He lives with his wife in Westport, Massachusetts.
In 1998, Susan E. Kolb, M.D., F.A.C.S. created Dr. Susan On-Call radio show to educate the public about the latest breakthroughs in health, science and spirituality. In 2003, we added additional medical expert co-hosts in the fields of holistic and traditional medicine and decided renamed the show Temple of Health to correspond with our mind~body~spirit approach.
Each week we bring the audience a personalized educational experience with leading authors, national and local experts on the following topics: Traditional and Holistic Medicine Integrative Health Philosophies Spiritual Growth and Fulfillment Scientific Breakthroughs Various Medical Disorders Including: Diabetes, Cancer, Thyroid, Depression, Heart Disease, Arthritis, Alzheimer's, Nutrition, Auto Immune Diseases and Many More.
Over the past nine years, Dr. Kolb’s radio shows have captured the attention of a vast demographic that includes an upscale market segment comprised of health conscious consumers in addition to traditional and holistic physicians and practitioners.