Pacific Pearl La Jolla Legacy Series

Pearls from the Luminaries of Health and Healing

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM, interviews pioneers and leaders in health, medicine and wellness at the Pacific Pearl La Jolla Education and Learning Center. The mission of  Pacific Pearl La Jolla is “Healing People and Changing Live Through the Wisdom of All Global Healing Traditions.”

The Legacy Series is funded by Miraglo Foundation through the Unrestricted Educational & Research Grants from the Taylor Advised Endowment Fund for Integrative and Holistic Medicine, Education and Research.

View this truly amazing series of interviews below...

Legacy Series Interview with Internationally Recognized Leader in Holistic Medicine, Gladys T. McGarey MD
Dr. Gladys T. McGarey:
Dr. Gladys Taylor McGarey is internationally recognized as the Mother of Holistic Medicine. She is the co-founder of the American Holistic Medical Association, as well as the co-founder of the Academy of Parapsychology and Medicine. She was the first to utilize acupuncture in the U.S. and trained other physicians how to use it. She tirelessly pioneered work in holistic medicine, natural birthing, and the physician-patient partnership. In addition to co-founding the A.R.E. Clinic in Phoenix, she also co-founded The Scottsdale Holistic Medical Group. Dr. Gladys Taylor McGarey’s work lives on through The Foundation for Living Medicine (formerly, The Gladys Taylor McGarey Medical Foundation), which has helped to expand the knowledge and application of holistic principles through scientific research and education.

Legacy Series Interview with Modern-day Fitness Pioneer, Deborah Szekely

Deborah Szekely:
Deborah Szekely (pronounced SAY-Kay) is regarded as the godmother of the modern-day fitness movement. A notable philanthropist and activist, Deborah Szekely has been a lifelong warrior for wellness and leadership training. In the forefront of the natural health and wellness movement through foods and lifestyle, she has been organic farming since 1930. She has run for Congress, served on the President’s Council of Physical Fitness for Presidents Nixon, Reagan, and Ford, and served as a delegate for UNESCO. In 1940, she co-founded Rancho La Puerta, the vibrant fitness and spa retreat in northwestern Mexico that continues to evolve, remaining in the vanguard of health & wellness philosophy.

Legacy Series Interview with Educator, Trailblazer and Author, Dr. Natasha Josefowitz 
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz epitomizes the terms trailblazer – and has spent her life as an educator both within and outside of academia. She is a business consultant, keynote speaker, poet and author of 20 books. A longtime supporter of empowering women, she worked as a consultant with government, for-profit, and non-profit organizations to help women enter male-dominated workplaces.

Legacy Series Interview with Global Healer Howard Wills
Howard Wills:
For 42 years, Howard has guided people from all over the world, and has witnessed marvelous transformations – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. His life empowering gatherings, private sessions and personal retreats assist people in releasing the obstacles that block them from living expansive, healthy, joy-filled lives. Personal freedom, greater love, higher consciousness and overall well being are the direct effects of these practices.