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Medical Doctor & Author on Food and Health

BIOGRAPHY

Daphne Miller, MD, is a practicing family physician, author, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco and Research Scientist at University of California Berkeley. For the past fifteen years, her work has focused on aligning agriculture and conservation with human health.

Daphne is the author of two books: The Jungle Effect: The Healthiest Diets from Around the World, Why They Work and How to Make Them Work for You (HarperCollins 2008) and Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up (HarperCollins 2013). Farmacology appears in four languages and was the basis for the award-winning documentary In Search of Balance.  She has written popular and scholarly articles; was a regular Contributor to the Washington Post; has been profiled in major publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, GuardianUK, the San Francisco Chronicle and Vogue Magazine; and has appeared in a number of documentaries. 

Miller has consulted for and presented to organizations around the globe including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Indigenous Terra Madre and Slow Food International. A pioneer in the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” initiative, Miller helped build linkages between our medical system and our park system. Her 2009 Washington Post article “Take a Hike and Call Me in the Morning” is widely credited with introducing “park prescriptions” into medical practice.

In 2001, Miller founded WholefamilyMD, the first integrative primary care practice in San Francisco. She is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Medical School and completed her family medicine residency and an NIH-funded primary care research fellowship at UCSF.  She is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Health and Nature at Oakland Children’s Hospital and the Edible Schoolyard Foundation and a past Fellow at the Berkeley Food Institute and the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

 

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