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Dr. Gary Epler developed the Eplerian Philosophy for people to live their best lives at home, at work and in the community. Know who you are moment by moment. He's “America’s Health Doctor.”

   Dr. Gary Epler builds healthcare tech companies. He is an internationally known Harvard Medical School professor and opinion-leader in medical education, peak productivity, and leadership. He is a bestselling author who has impacted the lives of people throughout the world through his speaking engagements, books, teaching, and consulting. He has been called upon by individuals from around the globe who have a rare lung disease called BOOP that he discovered. He has developed the "Eplerian Life Philosophy" which is a new way of life for people to live their best lives at home, at work, and in the community. This philosophy is defined as “know who you are moment by moment.” This means knowing where you're thinking from; the head, the heart, the gut, or the mind, which is outside the body. Learn to stop think about yourself and think from the heart with kindness and giving, and think from the mind with creativity. Dr. Epler is a successful serial entrepreneur as a founder and CEO of three companies including a biotech company, a nutraceutical company, and a health management company. He is an award-winning speaker, addressing audiences about health, nutrition, peak performance, and leadership.

Dr. Gary Epler has been recognized yearly since 1994 in The Best Doctors in America. He believes personalized health empowers people. He has written four health books in the critically acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series about people taking charge of their health including Manage Your Disease, BOOP, Asthma, and Food. Dr. Epler’s current book “Alive with Life. A Medical Doctor’s Guide to Live Your Best Life” about how to live an exhilarating life filled with high energy, creativity, enjoyment, positive experiences, and extraordinary people.

Dr. Epler discovered a new lung parasite in South America. He was at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta where he chronicled the nutritional needs of North Afri­can children and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He was Chief of Medicine and Board Member at the New England Baptist Hospital for 15 years. He has written more than 110 scientific publications and given more than 500 seminars and workshops around the world. He has more than 30K social media followers including one post with 200+K views. In addition to conducting clinical and research work, Dr. Epler strives to educate. He became editor-in-chief of an internet-based educational program in critical care and pulmonary medicine offered by the American College of Chest Physicians. Business Week acclaimed him for his development of e-health educational programs that enable patients to manage their health and diseases. Dr. Epler was recognized as one of Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Town.”

Dr. Epler ran several marathons including Boston, New York, and proposed to his wife, Joan at the start of the Paris Marathon; and for their first anniversary, they ran the original Greek marathon together. He delivered the 20th baby from a mother who named the baby after him. He’s been one of the Boston Celtics team doctors. He has taught medicine throughout the world and was fortunate enough to save a dying infant in South America from an overwhelming parasitic infection by using the sap from a fig tree. Dr. Epler helped save a baby who choked on a donut during a little league baseball game that he was coaching. He is a radio and television personality. He is a Hollywood screenwriter and has written a medical thriller movie, medical drama TV show, and a lifestyle reality TV show. He is active in the community. He coached soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and club baseball at Boston College. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Joan.

What has Dr. Epler accomplished?

Dr. Epler has been recognized yearly since 1994 in The Best Doctors in America and featured as one of Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Town.”  He found a new lung parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North Afri­can children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He has been a hospital Chief of Medicine for 15 years and Board Member. He has written more than 110 scientific publications, given more than 500 seminars and workshops around the world, written a medical thriller movie and a medical drama TV show, and is a radio TV personality. He has written four health books in the critically acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series about people taking charge of their health including Manage Your Disease, BOOP, Asthma, and Food. Dr. Epler’s current book Alive with Life is about how to live an exhilarating life filled with high-energy, creativity, enjoyment, positive experiences and extraordinary people. He has an active social media platform.

Dr. Epler ran several marathons including Boston and New York, and proposed to his wife, Joan at the start of the Paris Marathon; and for their first anniversary, they ran the original Greek Marathon together. He is active in the community as he coached soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and club baseball at Boston College. Dr. Gary Epler lives in the Boston area with his wife, Joan.

Why does Dr. Gary Epler do what he does?

While in medical school, Dr. Gary Epler developed a medical screening program for people in an urban neighborhood that would improve their lives. He discovered a lung parasite in Colombia during medical school and discovered a lung disease while in Boston. The Eplerian philosophy for improving people's lives is his third major discovery.    

What’s in the future?

Dr. Gary Epler is writing a book about the Eplerian Philosophy of knowing who you are moment by moment. He continues developing products and services for improving people's lives.

Journal articles:

Epler GR. Eplerian philosophy model for managing stress at home and in the community. Preventive Medicine and Community Health. 3: DOI: 10.15761/PMCH.1000139. February 2020.

Clients.

Pfizer, Ford, Boeing, Bayer, Honeywell, Georgia-Pacific, Union Carbide, Toyota, and others.