Health + Inspiration
Health + Inspiration (aka HealthInspiration.org or PhoebeMD.com) was originally created in 2014 by Dr. Phoebe Chi as a medical poetry blog. Today, it serves as a platform for inspiring and informing readers through a combination of essential health information and the arts.
While the earlier content on Health + Inspiration features original poetry penned by Dr. Chi herself, Health + Inspiration now focuses on informing readers while also showcasing the talents of writers, bloggers, and poets all around the world. What you will find here is a curated mix of practical health articles, inspiring stories, and uplifting poetry—all aimed at encouraging and empowering the reader community.
About Phoebe Chi, MD
Dr. Chi is a physician, educator, and author whose humanitarian efforts over the years have spanned the regions of South America to that of Sub-Saharan Africa. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, received her medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and obtained her public health and global health degrees from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
With a focus on health promotion and disease prevention and management, Dr. Chi has developed chronic disease management programs for health systems across the nation aimed at reducing hospitalizations and enhancing the quality of life for those living with chronic conditions. She is the author of Being Empowered for a Healthy Heart: A personal guide to taking control of your health while living with chronic conditions—a poetry-infused health guide that has been praised as being the “chicken soup for both the body and the soul.”
Dr. Chi is the founder of Pendants for a Cause, a nonprofit organization that creates handcrafted sea glass jewelry for the purpose of raising funds to fight illness, provide care, and bring awareness to medically vulnerable populations around the world.
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