Tag Archives: San Francisco

Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof is SpiritualDoc, WriterDoc and more

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StanislavStanGrof (born July 1, 1931) is a Czech psychiatrist, one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology and a researcher into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche. Grof received the VISION 97 award granted by the Foundation of Dagmar and Václav Havel in Prague on October 5, 2007. Continue reading Stanislav Grof

Rupa Marya

Rupa Marya is SingerDoc, GuitarDoc, ComposerDoc

Rupa and the April Fishes is a global alternative group based in San Francisco, California fronted by composer, singer and guitarist Rupa Marya who is also a hospitalist at UCSF.[1] The group’s songs are a mixture of musical styles ranging from jazz to punk to reggae to chanson, with lyrics in multiple languages (primarily French, Spanish and English). Continue reading Rupa Marya

Eve Reaven

Eve Reaven is CraftDoc

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Well,  “A Slice of Life” scarf or tie by designer Eve Reaven may be just the touch you were looking for.  These 100% silk scarves were designed with the scientist in mind.  Each piece features patterns derived from biological structures.  From mitochonria to kidney glomeruli– she’s got it.  And guess what?!  The designer is a cell biologist. Each garment is a reproduction of her personal electron microscopy images (as well as those she’s come across over the years). Continue reading Eve Reaven

Denny Zeitlin

Denny Zeitlin is JazzPianoDoc, ComposerDoc, WineDoc, MountainBikeDoc, StudioDoc, FlyFishingDoc

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(abstract from an interview:)
Denny Zeitlin:  “In order to maintain two careers, I have had to focus on what is at the “heart” of each field for me.  In psychiatry, it is treating patients and teaching residents.  In music, it is playing the piano each day, composing, recording, and an amount of international touring that does not interfere with my psychiatric responsibilities.  Both fields involve deep communication, and when I am at my best, a kind of “merger” with my patients, or the music and musicians I am playing with.” Continue reading Denny Zeitlin