Psychology Today | By: Marc Bekoff Ph.D. | May 10, 2019: An Interview with Dr. Aysha Akhtar, author of “Our Symphony with Animals.” “Deftly combining medicine, social history and personal experience, Our Symphony with Animals is the first book by […]
Barnes & Noble | May 2019 SELECTION FROM: Our Symphony with Animals: On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies, by Aysha Akhtar, Carl Safina Humans are not alone in suffering from isolatiom. To other mammals and many non-mammals, isolation is […]
In Article: By Keri Cronin: “This sense of compassion for and curiosity about other animals has stayed with her throughout her life. Her experience with the suffering of animals greatly influenced her decision to become a doctor and her desire […]
On March 29, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Akhtar was presented with the Belton Mouras Grassroots Leadership Award for her efforts to show how animal protection benefits public health. “What we are forging is not a revolutionary change, but […]
Dr. Anthony Robbins, Co-Editor of the Journal of Public Health Policy and former director of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and of the National Vaccine Program headline my article in his latest post on Science Blog’s The […]
Kathy Freston in the Huffington Post writes: I’ve often said that by showing kindness to animals and eating fewer (or better yet, none) of them, we see personal health benefits — a reduction in heart disease, stroke, cancers, diabetes and […]
Animals and Public Health announced as Award-Winner in the “Social Change” category and as Award-Winning Finalist in the “Health: General” category of the 2012 International Book Awards. The announcement by the International Book Awards can be found here.
Tyler Cowen mentions the book in his post in the New York Times, titled “End Farm Subsidies and Treat Animals Better”: Tyler Cowen, author of: “An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies,” is a professor of economics at […]