Dr. Richard Flanigan and Dr. Kate Flanigan Sawyer talk about their new book Longevity Made Simple: How to Add 20 Good Years to Your Life: Lessons from Decades of Research.
Their book provides readers with information the authors have developed for leading longer and healthier lives.
Dr. Richard Flanigan is an assistant clinical professor of cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a private practitioner. He is also co-director of the Heart and Health Prevention Center in Denver, Colorado.
A frequent lecturer and author, Dr. Flanigan is president of the Colorado Chapter of the American Heart Association, as well as an active member of a number of medical associations, including the National Lipid Education Council, the International Vascular Biology Working Group, and the American Society for Preventive Cardiology.
Dr. Flanigan received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he started his academic career with a Bachelors of Science from St. Josephâ€™s College and a Masters of Chemistry from Villanova University. His medical training includes an internship at the University of Illinois, Chicago, a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and a cardiology fellowship at the University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado.
Kate Flanigan Sawyer
After receiving her BA from Boston College, Dr. Kate Flanigan Sawyer moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where she received her MD from Tulane Medical School and MPH from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, both in 2000.
Dr. Flanigan Sawyerâ€™s medical training continued in California where she completed an internal medicine internship at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital. After her internship, Dr. Sawyer completed two residencies at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, one in preventive medicine and the other in occupational and environmental medicine.
At present, Dr. Flanigan Sawyer is co-director of the Heart and Health Prevention Center, as well as the reviewing medical officer for the Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Occupational Health Division. She is also founder and CEO of Colorado Prevention Consultants, LLC.