Meet the Experts
In the course of researching and producing this documentary the following generously gave of their time for the cause of educating men and their significant others about the many factors surrounding, understanding and treating prostate cancer.
Thomas Cowan M.D.
Dr. Cowan graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1984. After his residency in Family Practice at Johnson City Hospital in Johnson City, New York, he set up an anthroposophical medical practice in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Dr.Cowan relocated to San Francisco in 2003. He is the principal author of the book,The Four fold Path to Healing, which was published in 2004 by New Trends Publishing. He writes the “Ask the Doctor” column in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the Foundation’s™ quarterly magazine, and has lectured throughout the United States and Canada. Dr.Cowan sees patients at his office in San Francisco, does long-distance consults by telephone, and gives lectures and presentations across the country.
Mary Jo Cravatta D.C.
Dr. Mary Jo Cravatta, a Chiropractor, is the Founder and President of Shaktiveda. She began her study of Ayurveda in1979. She is a renowned master of Pulse Diagnosis or NadiVijnan – Knowledge of the subtle energies. Having taken over 35,000 pulse readings she is highly skilled in this delicate art. Dr.Cravatta, a direct disciple of Kriya Babaji, places an emphasis on how to remove obstacles to a greater flow of awareness in one’s daily life. She believes that any type of “disease”can be an opportunity to gain an understanding of one’s life lessons. Her clinic is in the foothills of the Sierra’s close to Grass Valley, CA. Treatments include: pulse diagnosis, marma therapy, and Pancha Karma cleansing programs.
Friedrich Douwes M.D.
Dr.Friedrich Douwes M.D. is an internist, oncologist and medical director of the Klinik-St-Georg in the small Bavarian town of Bad Aibling (south of Munich,Germany). Dr. Douwes is the key proponent of a unique treatment called hyperthermia. This is the controlled heating of tissues to kill off cancerous cells while maintaining the integrity of the healthy cells. It has considerable success with prostate cancer even when it has metastasized. This gentle form of Hyperthermia is applied under local anesthesia. With the help of a catheter, a heatprobe is inserted into the urethra and placed in the prostate. The probe is then heated up to a temperature of 114°-158°F causing benign and malignant tissue to melt.This procedure is controlled by a computer.
Jennifer Echert N.D.
Dr.Echert is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Herbalist, Certified Hypnotherapist, Registered Clinical Aromatherapist and Reiki Master. She is a faculty member at the College ofDuPage and The Spiritual Learning Center, a national speaker on clinical aromatherapy, and a member of several organizations dedicated to educating and empowering people in their quest for good health.
Dr. Stuart H.Garber, D.C., Ph.D
David Brownstein, M.D. is a Board-Certified family physician and is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, MI. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success in using natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. Dr. Brownstein has authored nine books including “Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It” about one of the most important supplements for natural prostate cancer recovery – iodine. His popular lecture on “Why You Need Holistic Medicine” is available on DVD.
Allen Green M.D.
Allen Green, M.D. is a Board Certified Family Physician currently in private practice at the Center for Optimum Health in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to his practice of general family medicine, Dr.Green specializes in Integrative/Wellness Medicine, combining conventional or allopathic medicine together with natural, nutritional and herbal therapies. Green has over 20 years of experience working in integrative healthcare settings with various practitioners of complementary and alternative healthcare. He is the founder and medical director of the Center for Optimum Health which offers comprehensive traditional Family Medicine with Nutritional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Orthomolecular Medicine and Homeopathy.
Mick Hall N.D.
Dr. Mick Hall is a Naturopathic doctor, a formulator, author, internationally recognized nutritional consultant, teacher, and lecturer. His area of expertise includes Body Chemistry evaluation and Total Body Detoxification. Dr. Hall’s Naturopathic studies began in 1975. His training and research has taken him to England, South Africa, Canada, and Mexico, as well as all across the United States. In the late 70’s he was a personal student of the late Dr.Martin Pretorius: one of the great pioneers of the health movement from the 40’s. Driven in a new direction, Dr. Hall embarked on an intensive twenty-year research project to better understand the true causes of physical symptoms as well as the reasons degenerative patterns develop within the human body. These discoveries allowed him to see through the mysteries and complexities of the human body, and to develop a simple system of education and Body Chemistry Support that is revolutionizing the world of health care.