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The following is Mr. Tsiaras’ Biography on the Huffington Post:
Alexander Tsiaras is the Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of TheVisualMD.com. Mr. Tsiaras grew TheVisualMD.com out of his already well-established journalism enterprise. His self-styled journalistic career began in 1972 when, at the age of 19, he co-authored his first book Death Rituals of Rural Greece (Princeton University Press), and went on to Conception to Birth, Architecture and Design of Man and Woman and the InVision Guides to Healthy Heart, Sexual Health and Life Blood. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the World Press Award, Webby and several Art Directors Awards. His work has been featured on the covers of Time, New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, LIFE and the London Sunday Times Magazine.
Tsiaras has lectured and keynoted many conferences including the National Library of Medicine (NLM/NIH) Scientific Visualization Conference, TED, TEDMED, Ink Conference (in association with TED India), Google Health Conference “ThinkHealth 2012”, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) and has lectured with Stephen Hawking at the MIT Media Lab.
Mr. Tsiaras’ latest works are, “Conception to Birth” iBook and “TheVisualMD Diet and Wellness Program” iBook. This book is the first in a series of 12 books complimented by 12 one-hour documentary films. Each topic will present the latest science on the prevention and reversal of lifestyle related chronic illnesses, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, back pain, bone and joint diseases.
Sidenote: TEDx is coming to Berkeley on April 20, 2013! This conference’s theme is “Catalyzing Change.”