Sandra A. McLanahan, MD, received her medical degree from Wayne State University, and completed a residency in Family Practice at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. McLanahan has served as director of stress management for the Preventive Medicine Research Institute of San Francisco, California. She is currently the founder and Executive Medical Director of Integral Health Services, a holistic health care practice in Buckingham, Virginia. She is a much sought-after speaker in the areas of nutrition, preventive and holistic medicine, and stress management. A long-time student of Integral Yoga, she has been a featured guest on such television programs as CBS Sunday Morning, NOVA, and Bill Moyers’ Healing and the Mind series.