Dr. Richard Swenson is a physician-researcher, best-selling author, and award-winning educator. He received his B.S. in physics from Denison University, and his M.D. from the University of Illinois School of Medicine. As a physician-researcher, his current focus is cultural medicine, studying the intersection of health, culture, faith, and the future. He has traveled to over 50 countries to speak and do research. He has even presented to NASA, the Congress, and the Pentagon. Dr. Swenson and his wife, Linda, live in Menomonie, Wisconsin. They have two sons, Matthew (& Suzie) and Adam (Maureen), and a granddaughter, Katja Elizabeth.