Dr. Edward Creagan
Professor, Mayo Clinic Medical School, American Cancer Society
Professor of Clinical Oncology, The John and Roma Rouse Professor
of Humanism in Medicine
As a Mayo Clinic cancer specialist, Dr. Edward Creagan has
written extensively about the secrets of successful aging.
According to Dr. Creagan, quality of life is determined more
by lifestyle choices than by genetics. He has authored 400
scientific papers and given speeches throughout the world,
presenting his "seven proven strategies for living longer,"
advocating the healing power of pets, not pills. His columns
on health and wellness in the Minneapolis Tribune and Cedar
Rapids Gazette are widely acclaimed. He has been at the Mayo
Clinic for 29 years, recently completing his term as President
of the Mayo Clinic Staff. Dr. Creagan is the medical editor
of Mayo Clinic on Healthy Aging and the authour of
a book in progress, Don't Bet on Your Life. A Guide
for Cancer Patients. He is an associate medical editor of
MayoClinic.com, Mayo's internet site for health information.
He is also on the editorial board of Healthquest, a wellness
publication for Corporate America.