Michael Greger is a physician, a prize-winning cook and an internationally recognized speaker on a public health and social justice issues. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine and is a general practitioner specializing in vegetarian nutrition. He has contributed to a number of books on veganism and food safety issues and is author of Heart Failure: Diary of a Third Year Medical Student.
As Farm Sanctuary’s chief investigator on mad cow disease, Greger debated the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association director before the FDA and was invited as an expert witness to defend Oprah Winfrey in the infamous “meat defamation” trial.
Greger is currently taking off a few months from his speaking schedule to work on a new book on vegan nutrition. He continues to coordinate the mad cow disease website for the Organic Consumers Association and publishes a monthly newsletter on line.