Guest Profile: Dr. Christiane Northrup
Christiane Northrup, M.D. is a visionary pioneer and beloved authority in the field of women's health and wellness. A board-certified OB/GYN physician who graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and did her residency at Tufts New England Medical Center, Dr. Northrup was also an assistant clinical professor of OB/GYN at Maine Medical Center for over 20 years. Recognizing the unity of body, mind, and spirit, Dr. Northrup helps empower women to tune in to their innate inner wisdom to transform their health and truly flourish.
Dr. Northrup is the author of two New York Times best-selling books, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom (Bantam, revised 2006) and The Wisdom of Menopause (Bantam, revised 2006). Her third book, Mother-Daughter Wisdom, was a 2005 Quill Award nominee and voted Amazon's #1 book of the year in both parenting and mind-body health in 2005. Her latest book, The Secret Pleasures of Menopause, is scheduled for release in October 2008. She has also hosted six highly successfully public television specials. Her most recent, Menopause and Beyond: New Wisdom for Women, began airing nationwide in March 2007. Her work has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, The View, the Rachael Ray Show, and Good Morning America. For more information about Dr. Northrup and her work, please visit her website at www.drnorthrup.com.