John La Puma

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General Information

Name: John La Puma

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: in New York


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Dr. La Puma graduated from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. La Puma is first physician to teach cooking and nutrition in a U.S. medical school.He has cooked under star chef Rick Bayless in the four-star kitchens of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. Dr. La Puma is medical director for the Santa Barbara Institute for Medical Nutrition and Healthy Weight.

Published Works

  • ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine, Crown, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover's Road Map to Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Getting Really Healthy

ISBN: 030739462X
Release Date: 2008-04-29

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

John La Puma on WorldCat

John La Puma on Amazon


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