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Lara Pizzorno, MA, LMT
A member of the American Medical Writers Association with 25+ years of experience writing for physicians and the public, Lara is Editor of Longevity Medicine Review as well as Senior Medical Editor for SaluGenecists, Inc. Recent publications include: Your Bones (Praktikos, April 2011), contributing author to the Textbook of Functional Medicine, (IFM, 2006), articles for Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal (Innovisions Communications, Inc., 2005 through present), and Textbook of Natural Medicine (Elsevier, 2005, e-ditions through present); lead author of Natural Medicine Instructions for Patients (Elsevier, 2002); co-author of The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (Scribner's, 2005); and editor, The World's Healthiest Foods Essential Guide for the healthiest way of eating (George Mateljan Foundation, 2006 through present).
In addition to reviewing the latest in longevity research for clinicians, Lara summarizes the breaking health and nutrition research on Twitter @ LaraPizzorno, and has contributed to the Textbook of Natural Medicine e-dition, The World's Healthiest Foods (www.whfoods.org), and Dr. Pizzorno's blog as WebMD's Integrative Medicine & Wellness Expert.
Lara graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Wheaton College (Norton, MA, 1970), received her Master's in Religious Studies with Honors from Yale Divinity School (New Haven, CT, 1973), Master's in Literature from the University of Washington (Seattle, 1986), has been a licensed massage therapist since 1986 and completed STOTT Pilates instructor certification coursework for mat and Reformer in 2012. Avocations include Pilates, Body Pump weight lifting, Zumba, motorcycling, organic gardening, & healthy cooking.