Michelle Perro, MD, is a veteran pediatrician with over thirty-seven years of experience in acute and integrative medicine. More than ten years ago, Dr. Perro transformed her clinical practice to include pesticide and health advocacy. She has both directed and worked as attending physician from New York’s Metropolitan Hospital to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, California. Dr. Perro has managed her own business, Down to Earth Pediatrics; a holistic urgent care. She is currently lecturing and consulting as well as working with Gordon Medical Associates, an integrative health center in Northern California.
With Dr. Vincanne Adams, medical anthropologist at UCSF, she has just released her first book, “What’s Making our Children Sick? How Industrial food is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do About It”, enjoying popularity with parents, educators and legislators. She is Executive Director of the health-focused website, GMOScience.org working with a stellar group of scientists and health practitioners.