Synopses & Reviews
Dr. Korr explains with enthusiasm and great clarity how any reader can, through a holistic approach to health and applying scientifically based osteopathic principles, improve quality of life and promote successful aging.
About the Author
Irvin M. Korr, PhD (1909-2004), was widely known and regarded for his writing in the fields of medical education, medical philosophy, and health promotion. He spent most of his career at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, but also worked at New York University School of Medicine, Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the University of Texas School of Osteopathic Medicine. He wrote numerous articles and several books, mostly on the human nervous system and the physiological basis for osteopathic medicine.
Rene J. McGovern, PhD (Kirksville, MO), is a geriatric and health psychologist and professor of neurobehavioral sciences and community and family medicine at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. She is also on the faculty of the department of psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. She has lectured nationally and internationally on geriatrics and behavioral health and headed the federally funded ElderLynk project to integrate mental health in primary care for the elderly. She is the coauthor, with J.J. McGovern, of Your Healer Within: A Unified Field Theory of Healthcare, as well as many articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.