Dr. Greame Shaw
Dr. Shaw received his medical training at Creighton University of Medicine. He spent three years specializing in Internal Medicine at the St, Louis University Hospitals, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine. For the next eighteen years, he concentrated on both acute and chronic illnesses. Many years of hospital-based practice made him appreciate the benefits of Western medical technology, but also revealed the deficiencies Western medicine has in dealing with chronic illness.
Nutrition is a basic treatment for many ills we see these days. Our environment, soil and foods have lost the nutrient value they once had.
Reversing this 'malnutrition' can treat man~ disorders. Dr. Shaw has bee-n practicing nutritional and preventive medicine since 1994. He is a member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, and has experience in chelation and herbal therapy.
Dr. Shaw integrates Western and Eastern therapy. Neither of these schools of medicine is exclusive and they can be easily combined. Dr. Shaw is a medical advisor for Get Well Natural Herbal Company. The company offers custom-made herbal supplements for many hard-to-treat disorders, including drrhosis, liver disease, cardiovascular disease, blood disorders, glomerulonephrltis and chronic viral diseases. The natural supplements work particularly well for common ailments such as hayfever, asthma, digestive and autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Shaw has done extensive research on cell membrane hyperexcitabiity and neurotransmitter dysfunction. With Dr. Ba Hoang, he has co-authored multiple research papers on the relationship between cell membrane abnormalities and chronic illnesses. Open-mindedness, acceptance, and time are rare among our doctors these days. Dr. Graeme Shaw makes sure he provides these precious commodities to all his patients.
Dr. Deborah A. Metzger PhD, MD gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist
Dr. Metzger, Harmony Women's Health Medical Director, is a gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist devoted to the treatment of women with challenging medical problems. After graduating from college (SUNY at Buffalo, 1973), she obtained a PhD in molecular endocrinology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas (1979). She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1982), completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986) and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (1988) at Duke University in North Carolina. After six years on the faculty of the University of Connecticut Health Center (where she was an associate professor) she went into private practice in Hartford, CT, specializing in chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, infertility and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Metzger is recognized as one of the leading authorities in the integrative and holistic treatment of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain. As a necessity, she is also an expert in chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and Lyme disease since these problems often accompany pain issues. She has lectured extensively throughout the world, published widely in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks.
Nova Lee, Founder Inventor, Patient Advocate
Nova became interested in environmental concerns after joining Creating our future, a club at Los Altos High School. She earned a degree in Geography from UCSB and went on to work as a naturalist, community organizer, sustainable technology developer. Prior to launching Buda Star Nova was the merchandise manager for Kanu Hawaii. Durring her time at Kanu Hawaii she discovered an eager market for compact reusable products but found few if any compact items that worked well. This led her back to Los Altos to start Buda Star, Intelligent products to support your eco-hip lifestyle. In becoming a plastics manufacturer Nova learned the real truth behind plastic health hazards and has become an advocate and public educator on how to avoid plastic contamination in all aspects of ones daily life. In formulating Buda Stars products she discovered innovative materials formulations devoid of estrogenic activating chemicals and are now one of the few companies in the world using and promoting this new technology.
Dorothy Calimeris, Chef, Mills College
I have cooked, worked, written, and eaten my way through the food
industry since I was old enough to get a job. I started at Mills College when
I was a teenager, working in Dining Services and left to work for Cuisinart,
Martha Stewart, Campton Place, Whole Foods, and Wente Winery. I
owned a cafe and catering business for many years called Bombarís. I
frequently contribute to Diablo Magazine. Currently I am the Director of
Auxiliary Services at Mills College where I oversee housing and dining. I
will be teaching a class in food this fall. As a fish lover and a frequent consumer of fish, I am also a recovered patient from mercury toxicity. Food never ceases to captivate me; it is a topic that is alive and ever changing. My blog is called Whatís
Dorothy Eating Now http://whatsdorothyeatingnow.com/about/.