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Feb 8, 2018

Brett Berhoff interviews Dr. Jonathan Morris of the Mayo Clinic.  From Chef to Radiologist, Dr. Morris is a fascinating person to listen to.  He is also the co-Director of Mayo Cinic's 3D printing lab.   

Oct 23, 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting one of the great minds of the medical world, Dr. Virginia M. Miller.  Her research into sex hormones and sex differences is groundbreaking in the treatment of individuals based on how a disease affects them as either male or female.

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Dr. Miller’s research focuses on how sex hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone, affect the blood vessels and heart in women and men, as well as the role of other gender differences in cardiovascular health.

An important part of her research is to advocate for research that is sex-specific, meaning that research studies include both men and women, and that the results are analyzed separately by sex. Historically, and today even, that has not always happened, but it is so important, Dr. Miller says. “It is poor science to study one sex and apply the results to the other,” she says. “In the end, that does not help health care providers treat patients the best they can. With heart disease still as the No. 1 cause of death in women and men, we need to continue to research in the best ways possible in order to treat heart disease.”

Dr. Miller was the principal investigator for the Mayo site of the multicenter clinical trial, Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) and is currently the principal investigator for the Specialized Center of Research on Sex Differences. She also has authored more than 250 original publications and reviews. In addition to serving on grant review panels and editorial boards for scientific journals, she served as a member of the governing council for the American Physiological Society and as President of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences.

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Sought after by Corporations and Individuals, Brett Berhoff is known for his innovative thought leadership and strategic expertise.  Alongside his entrepreneurial endeavors, Brett produces the “Brett Berhoff Experience,” a journey inside the minds of the most impressive game changers who shape our planet.  Interviewing everyone from Dr. Amit Sood, the stress reduction guru of Mayo Clinic, to the world famous Paul Reed Smith, who builds guitars for Blake Shelton and John Mayer.  

Feb 18, 2017

Brett Berhoff brings us backstage in another exclusive talk with one of the great Legends of Music-Jerry Greenberg.  An icon of Atlantic Records, Jerry was the youngest President of any major record company.  He discovered, signed, worked with, and guided Michael Jackson, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, ABBA, AC/DC, Genesis, Bad Company, Foreigner, The Spinners, Yes, Dusty Springfield, Blues Brothers, CSNY, Dr. Dre and Eazy E, Trammps, Roxy Music, Motorhead, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton and many more!  

In this show, we experience many of Jerry's stories including Jerry's time with Jerry Wexler, Ahmet Ertegun, Bob Greenberg, Tommy Mottola, and other fun surprises.


Jan 23, 2017

Dr. Roger White of Mayo Clinic is the Co-Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Medical Transport System and overall medical game-changer. Dr. White is re-writing history with the countless lives he is saving and cutting edge changes to the medical community.  

While on vacation in Italy, White received a phone call in the midst of dinner. It was emergency medical services calling from Rochester Minn., about a patient in cardiac arrest. Without hesitation, White leapt into action and began directing the paramedics on what to do next. (Something he does anytime his Bat phone rings)

In this show, we get an exclusive look into the life of a great American hero, Dr. Roger White.  

More about Dr. Roger White

Roger D. White, M.D., FACC, is Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology as well as Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.  He is the Medical Director of the City of Rochester and Olmsted County Early Defibrillation Program. He is also Co-medical Director of Gold Cross/Mayo Clinic Medical Transport and Principal Investigator with the Mayo Clinic Therapeutic Hypothermia Program. He was chair of the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians in 1983 and again in 1994.  Dr. White is a member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists.  He is a reviewer for Resuscitation, Annals of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Circulation.   He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.  In 2004 Dr. White received the Hans Dahll Award at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update Conference. 

On-going clinical research includes assessment of patient outcomes following cardiac arrest, evaluation of performance of biphasic waveforms in clinical settings, and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.

Dr. Roger White’s bibliography includes 327 publications, the majority pertaining to emergency cardiac care.

Oct 26, 2016

I’m super excited to share with you an exclusive interview with Dr. Amit Sood of Mayo Clinic. In this conversation, we talk about stress reduction, living your best life, and how to make the world a better place. 

Dr. Sood is one of the world’s great experts on stress reduction, life strategy, and happiness. He integrates cutting edge advances in science with timeless principles. Dr. Sood is the Chair of the Mayo Mind Body Initiative, Director of research and practice at Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, and a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. This only represents a small fraction of Dr. Sood’s accomplishments.

Enough with the introduction, we get it, this guy is amazing! Let's get into the mind of Dr. Sood and help ourselves and the world!

If you are still reading, here is Dr. Amit Soods full Bio:

Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Sood holds the rank of professor of medicine in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is director of research for the Mayo Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) Program and serves as chair of the Mind Body Medicine Initiative. He also provides integrative and mind-body medicine consults to patients at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Sood completed his residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, an integrative medicine fellowship at the University of Arizona and earned a master’s degree in clinical research from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He has received several National Institutes of Health grants and foundation awards to test and implement integrative and mind-body approaches within medicine.

Dr. Sood has developed an innovative approach toward mind-body medicine by incorporating concepts from neuroscience, evolutionary biology, psychology, philosophy and spirituality. His resulting program, Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART©) helps patients learn skills to decrease stress and enhance resiliency by improving self-awareness, engagement and emotional resilience. Interventions adapted from the program reach approximately 50,000 patients and learners each year. The program has been tested in 20 completed clinical trials.

Dr. Sood’s programs are offered for a wide variety of patients and learners including to improve resiliency; decrease stress and anxiety; enhance well-being and happiness; cancer symptom relief and prevention; and wellness solutions for caregivers, corporate executives, health care professionals, parents, and students. SMART© program is now part of the curriculum for Mayo Medical School, physician burnout initiative, leadership training, for enhancing resilience among nurses and is being offered to middle and high school students.

Dr. Sood has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, book chapters, abstracts and letters. He has developed award-winning patient education DVDs on topics within integrative medicine ranging from paced breathing meditation and mindfulness to wellness solutions for obesity, insomnia and fibromyalgia. He is credited with developing several courses for incorporating concepts of integrative medicine within conventional medical curriculum and introduced the first Mayo Clinic iPhone app for meditation training. Dr. Sood is author of the books The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living, The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness, and Immerse: A 52-Week Course in Resilient Living.

As an international expert in his field, Dr. Sood’s work has been widely cited in the press including – The Atlantic Monthly, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NPR, Reuters Health, Time Magazine (online), Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Real Simple, Shape, US News, Huffington Post, Mens Health Magazine, AARP, The Globe and Mail, CBS News, and Fox News. He served as the February 2015 Health care pioneer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

He is highly sought after as a speaker on mind-body medicine, presenting more than 100 workshops each year. He recently delivered the TEDx talk – Happy Brain: How to Overcome Our Neural Predispositions to Suffering. He has mentored several hundred fellows, medical students, instructors, consultants, and residents. Dr. Sood has received several awards for his work, including the Mayo’s 2010 Distinguished Service Award, Mayo’s 2010 Innovator of the Year Award, Mayo’s 2013 outstanding physician scientist award, and Mayo’s 2016 Faculty of the Year Award and selection as one among the top 20 intelligent optimists “helping the world be a better place” by Ode Magazine.