Greger, M.D., is Director of Public Health and Animal
Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States.
An internationally recognized lecturer, he has presented
at the Conference on World Affairs, the National
Institutes of Health, and the International Bird
Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions,
and was invited as an expert witness in defense of
Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial.
Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University
School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School
of Medicine. His
latest book (also available online with "term searching"
capabilities) is "Bird
Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching." His other
books include "Carbophobia",
taking on the Adkins Diet.
All of the proceeds Dr. Greger receives from his books
and speaking engagements are donated to charity.
interview took place in early March 2007 by phone.
It was targeted for release during the 4th
International Bird Flu Summit (in Wash. DC).
Dr. Greger is one of the featured speakers.
The transcribed interview is in two parts. Among many topics, Part One discusses
bird flu, the 1918 pandemic & implications, the lethality of H5N1, origins &
consequences of a pandemic, factory farming, and issues of transmission
examines "crying wolf," food safety, defensive strategies for food
poisoning and bird flu, the website, the book, going vegan, food production and
issues, some personal questions, and what he'd do as Public Health Czar."
--- Mark Sutton, Mad Cowboy