Daphne Miller, Md

Family Physician
Health From The Soil Up

Daphne Miller, MD, is a practicing family physician, Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco and Research Scientist at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health. For the past fifteen years, her research and writing has focused on aligning agriculture and conservation with human health. Miller is the founder of the Health from the Soil Up Initiative, which brings together experts from medicine, public health and agriculture, to build a “health sensitive” food system from the soil up. Miller is a science contributor to the Washington Post and has written two books about food, agriculture and health: The Jungle Effect, The Science and Wisdom of Traditional Diets (HarperCollins 2008) and Farmacology, Total Health from the Ground Up (HarperCollins 2013). She is working on a new book that will have something to do with soil.

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