Joe and Terry Graedon - Hosts of Peoples Pharmacy
PHARMACY is now fed via satellite weekday Mornings 10 - 11 am
Eastern. Their short form features are broadcast at 32 minutes after the
hour (at alternating hours) during the day and are available on CD from
and Terry Graedon continue to be heard on hundreds of public
stations and additional hundreds of
InTouch stations for the visually impaired.
However, their program on TalkStar Radio Network is the couples first venture into commercial radio.
from home remedies to the latest breakthrough drugs are discussed on
"The People's Pharmacy." Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and medical
anthropologist Terry Graedon talk to leading experts to discuss issues
relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins and related health
Joe and Terry Graedon are the co-authors of the best-selling
"People's Pharmacy" series of books. The Graedon's also write a
syndicated newspaper column, which is widely distributed in the US and
are frequent guests on television news and information programs to discuss
issues relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins and related
health topics. Appearances include public television, Dateline NBC,
"20/20," "Extra," "The Oprah Winfrey Show,"
"Good Morning America," "CBS Morning News," and
"NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw."
Talk about credentials ... ? These folks really have them.
The People's Pharmacy got its start in 1972 in a small village in the state of
Oaxaca, Mexico, where Terry was doing research in medical anthropology.
Joe began writing a book to explain medications in an easy-to-understand,
friendly style. His master's degree in pharmacology from the University of
Michigan and his teaching experience with medical students prepared him
for this undertaking.
completed her doctoral degree from the University of Michigan and the
Graedon's moved to Durham, NC. Terry taught at the School of Nursing and
the Department of Anthropology at Duke University and completed a
postdoctoral fellowship in medical anthropology at the University of
California, San Francisco (UCSF).
taught at Duke University School of Nursing and the UCSF School of
Pharmacy and is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Pharmacy, where he also serves on the
Board of Visitors.
In 2003 Joe and Teresa
Graedon received the Alvarez Award at the 63rd
annual conference of AMWA (American Medical Writers Association) for
"Excellence in Medical Communications." Joe was elected to the
ranks of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Fellow
for "exceptional contribution to the communication of the rational use
of pharmaceutical products and an understanding of health issues to the
public" in February, 2005.
To secure either the
daily one hour satellite broadcast and/or the short form feature by CD,
contact Victor Ives [email protected]