Sustainable Medicine: A Conversation with Didi Pershouse

Ann Armbrecht—award winning writer, anthropologist, and filmmaker—interviews Didi Pershouse. In this interview, Pershouse talks about the urgent need for a change in the way we care for each other, and how people can shift from paralyzing discouragement to effective action in the world.
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Writing a Community-Supported Book about Building a Better Community

Dan Mackie of the Valley News writes about the successful online crowd-source funding of Didi Pershouse’s upcoming book on Sustainable Medicine. Pershouse describes the project, and Mackie interviews some of the friends and strangers who were inspired enough to contribute a total of nearly $20,000 so that she could take time off to finish writing.
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Sustainable Medicine: Lessons from Cuba.” Suzie Gruber interviews Didi Pershouse on KOWS Radio in California.

“What Now”is a radio show focusing on extended interviews with accomplished thinkers, writers, artists, farmers and scientists addressing the global crisis, from Derrick Jensen to Fritjof Capra to Joanna Macy. 4-25-11 show

“Peak Oil and Sustainable Medicine,” Part One

Dan Bednarz, PhD, left his position as Associate Director of the Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 to devote himself full-time to speaking and writing on the topic of peak oil and how it affects health care. His website is He is interviewed here by Didi Pershouse, CCH, LAc, founder of the Center for Sustainable Medicine, and author of the Sustainable Medicine Manifesto.
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“Peak Oil and Sustainable Medicine” Part Two”

In this interview, Didi Pershouse of the Center for Sustainable Medicine talks with Dan Bednarz of Health After Oil about the Cuban health care system, peak oil, free medical schools, community acupuncture, cholesterol myths, and how working-class values and owning-class values play out in different models of health care.
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WNTK Interviews Didi Pershouse about Acupuncture

Didi Pershouse is interviewed on WNTK 99.7 FM. She speaks about acupuncture, the Tyrolean iceman, why cholesterol is good for you, and more!


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