Dr. Thomas Cowan
Thomas S. Cowan, M.D., attended Duke University, graduating in 1977 Summa Cum Laud with a degree in biology. He then served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Swaziland, Africa, from 1977-1980, teaching gardening in a secondary school. It was in Swaziland where he encountered the work of Weston Price and Rudolf Steiner, two of the greatest influences on his career. After the Peace Corps he attended medical school in his home state of Michigan at the Michigan State College of Human Medicine. After graduating in 1984, he did an internship in family practice in Johnson City, New York.
From 1985 until the present. Dr. Cowan has had a general medical practice, first in upstate New York, then for 17 years in Peterborough, N.H., and finally for the last 17 years in San Francisco. During these years he served as vice president of the Physicians Association for Anthroposophical Medicine. He was a founding board member of the Weston A Price Foundation and currently serves as vice president.
Dr. Cowan has given countless lectures and workshops throughout the U.S. about a variety of subjects in health and medicine. He is the author of five books. Four of these books spent time on the Amazon bestseller lists, and each was ranked No. 1 in their respective categories, often for many months.
In the last few years he has ran two businesses along with his wife and two sons. The first, Doctor Cowan’s Garden, sells high-quality vegetable powders; the second, humanheartcosmicheart.com, distributes information, hosts his popular webinar series, and sells many of the products he uses in his private practice he has ran for 35 years.
Dr. Cowan lives with his wife in San Francisco. Her has three children, one stepson and six thriving grandchildren.