Temple of Health Radio Show, October 17, 2009
on BBS Radio
With Host Dr. Kolb
(Date and Guest)
10/17/09 Claire Cummings
on Temple of Health
Claire Hope Cummings
Claire Hope Cummings is an environmental lawyer, journalist, and the author of Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds (Beacon Press, March 2008). Claire's stories focus on the environmental and political implications of how we eat and how food and farming reconnects us to each other and the places where we live.
Claire brings three decades of broad experience in agriculture to her work. She has farmed in California and in Vietnam, where she had an organic farm on the Mekong Delta. For four years she was an attorney for the United States Department of Agriculture's Office of General Counsel.
For the last 15 years, Claire has been active in the local food and farming movement in the San Francisco Bay Area, helping to found the Marin County food policy council, and serving on the boards of organizations such as Earth Island Institute, Community Alliance with Family Farmers, Food First, and the Elmwood Institute-the predecessor organization for the Center for Ecoliteracy. Claire was awarded a Food and Society Policy Fellowship in 2001. She currently advises The Columbia Foundation's sustainable communities and food system programs.
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.