Q: In a few words, what does total health mean to you?
A: Wellbeing of mind, body, and spirit.
Q: What’s your first health-related memory?
A: When i was six, going to see the doctor who said I needed more iron – and I thought he meant metal plates like a robot would have.
Q: Which person, living or dead, is your health hero or role model?
A: My mother is my health hero as a pediatrician and sole practitioner and business owner. She is very knowledgable, intuitive and caring.
Q: What do you value most in your work? What inspires you to continue?
A: Working with great people to make a positive difference.
Q: If you could change one thing about health care, what would it be?
A: Affordable for all.
Q: Where would you most like to live?
A: Where I am today – in the Bay Area.
Q: What do you consider your greatest achievement so far?
A: Working with children from war-torn countries to discuss a new vision of a peaceful future and presenting to the UN with request and result of more countries signing the International Children’s Rights Agreement.