Michelle Perro, MD, DHOM is a veteran pediatrician with over four decades of experience in pediatric emergency medicine and integrative health. Twenty 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 emergency departments.
Dr. Perro has managed her own business, Down to Earth Pediatrics, creating a new field of integrative urgent care medicine. Dr. Perro has co-authored the highly acclaimed book, What’s Making our Children Sick (https:// www.chelseagreen.com/product/whats-making-our-children-sick/) and is Executive Director of a non-profit scientific-based website, GMOScience (https://www.gmoscience.org). She has authored many publications and has written a column with the journal, The Townsend Letter. Dr. Perro co-founded and helped launch Regeneration Health International (www.rhi.bio) in 2022, focused on the education of readers regarding food as medicine and regenerative agriculture. Her website, https://drmichelleperro.com offers parents tips and tools on caring for their own families. This work will be highlighted in her newest book, Making our Children Well, which will be published at the end of 2023.