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A Better Future for Health

The program celebrating the endowment of the Rehnborg Farquhar Professorship at Stanford University School of Medicine. The inaugural holder of the chair is Professor Christopher Gardner, Ph.D. Menlo Park, Calif., November 2, 2017.
The program celebrating the endowment of the Rehnborg Farquhar Professorship at Stanford University School of Medicine. The inaugural holder of the chair is Professor Christopher Gardner, Ph.D. Menlo Park, Calif., November 2, 2017.

Those of you who have been following my blog know all too well the wild weather we dodged last year during our Double X journey from our rocky sail across the Pacific Ocean to navigating the often turbulent waters around the South Pacific islands. It was clear to see that environmental changes – rising ocean temperatures, declining fish populations, coral bleaching – had created a new normal for the islanders. It was also clear that embracing a sustainable, healthy lifestyle was more important than ever, not only for the islanders, but for people all around the world. As Francesca and I headed back home, we started to formulate a plan to help. Continue reading A Better Future for Health