- Writer's Voices - 20091106 - David Simon

Writers’ Voices and KRUU FM welcome Dr. David Simon, Chopra Center co-founder. Tune in this Friday, November 6, 1pm Central Time for this interview hosted by Monica Hadley and Chamaigne Montana.

Dr. David Simon is a board-certified neurologist and pioneer in the medical field. His personal mission is to facilitate the integration of complementary and conventional medicine in the 21st century. Since he began his association with Deepak Chopra, M.D. in the 1980’s, Dr. Simon has become one of the nation’s foremost authorities on effective and appropriate use of holistic health care practices, specifically ayurveda – the 5,000-year-old healing tradition of India.

In his role as medical director for the Chopra Center, Dr. Simon continues to research and develop clinical programs in mind-body medicine. He directs a comprehensive curriculum that includes on-site seminars and workshops, in addition to a worldwide educational outreach enterprise. Dr. Simon is the driving force behind the Chopra Center’s development, training, and implementation of the Center’s flagship programs Perfect Health, Journey into Healing, Primordial Sound Meditation, Seduction of Spirit, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, and Free to Love, Free to Heal.

Dr. Simon received his medical degree from the University of Chicago’s medical school. He began his influential career in private practice in neurology, and then served as chief of staff and medical director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center and Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at Sharp Cabrillo Hospital. Sharp Cabrillo is an affiliate of Sharp Healthcare, the largest health care organization in Southern California. Dr. Simon is a Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, and he supervises medical students completing training rotations through the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. http://www.chopra.com/aboutdavid