Pacific Center Podcast
Welcome to the Pacific Center Podcast. In the months ahead, Dr. Greg Lane will be interviewing a wide range of healthcare practitioners, researchers, authors, innovators, athletes, entrepreneurs, and more. You can look forward to some thought-provoking conversations on the latest research about the use of diet, exercise, herbs, nutritional supplements, and other traditional and integrative healthcare practices to promote optimal health and achieve peak performance.
- Amazonian Plant Medicine | Joe Tafur
- July 13, 2018
- San Diego Padres Acupuncturist | Brett Rabin
- June 8, 2018
- Chinese Tonic Herbs | Eric Brand | Legendary Herbs
- April 23, 2018
- Qi Gong and Tai Ji | Robert Nations
- March 16, 2018
- Joanie Anderson | X Games Gold Medalist
- March 7, 2018
- Medical Cannabis | Chad Conner | Pure Ratios
- February 12, 2018
Joe Tafur, M.D., is a Colombian-American family physician originally from Phoenix, Arizona. After completing his family medicine training at UCLA, Dr. Tafur spent two years in academic research at the UCSD Department of Psychiatry in a lab focused on mind-body medicine. After his research fellowship, over a period of six years, he lived and worked in the Peruvian Amazon at the traditional healing center Nihue Rao Centro Espiritual. There he worked closely with master Shipibo shaman Ricardo Amaringo and trained in ayahuasca shamanism. In his new book "The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine," through a series of stories, Dr. Tafur shares his unique experience and integrative medical theories. To learn more about his work, visit drjoetafur.com and modernspirit.org.
Brett is a California Licensed Acupuncturist specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and the mitigation of pain associated with acute and chronic injuries. He has been the Acupuncturist for the San Diego Padres since the 2015 season and currently treats professional baseball players on the active rosters of MLB. He utilizes Sports Medicine Acupuncture alongside MLB Athletic Trainers, Training Staff, Team Doctors, Sports Physical Therapists, and Chiropractors in the on-going evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of professional baseball players on the San Diego Padres active roster.
This podcast is an interview between our host, Dr. Greg Lane, and Chad Conner of Pure Ratios. In this wide-ranging conversation, Mr. Conner and Dr. Lane discuss the latest research on the use of Cannabis extracts to enhance physical and cognitive performance, legal issues in the US and California, microdosing, the difference between CBD and THC, and much, much more.