Rabbi Rami talks to Mimi Guarneri, M.D. about establishing a healthy foundation, the importance of a practice for inner peace and her book 108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential: A Cardiologist Translates the Science of Health and Healing into Practice. An excerpt of the book appears in the May/June issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.
Board-certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear medicine, and holistic medicine, Dr. Mimi Guarneri is president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, the founder and medical director of Guarneri Integrative Health at the Pacific Pearl La Jolla, and senior advisor at Atlantic Health for the Center for Well Being. She began her career at Scripps Clinic in interventional cardiology. Recognizing the need for a more comprehensive and more holistic approach to cardiovascular disease, she pioneered the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, where state-of-the-art cardiac imaging technology and lifestyle-change programs are used to aggressively diagnose, prevent, and treat cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Guarneri has been featured on NBC’s TODAY and PBS’s To the Contrary and Full Focus. Her work was also featured in a two-part PBS documentary, The New Medicine. Dr. Guarneri has been recognized for her national leadership in integrative medicine by the Bravewell Collaborative and has served as chair of the Bravewell Clinical Network for Integrative Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Guarneri was the winner of the Bravewell Leadership Award, which honors a physician leader who has made significant contributions to the transformation of the U.S. health-care system. PacificPearlLaJolla.com