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Dr. Gary Epler developed the Eplerian Philosophy for people to live their best lives at home, at work and in the community. This philosophy is a business model for breakthrough leadership, increased productivity and innovation. He's “America’s Health Doctor.”

Dr. Gary Epler is an internationally known Harvard Medical School professor and opinion-leader in health, peak productivity and leadership. He is a bestselling author who has impacted the lives of people throughout the world through his speaking engagements, books, teaching and consulting. He has been called upon by individuals from around the globe who have a rare lung disease called BOOP that he discovered. He has developed the "Eplerian Life Philosophy" which is a modern-day life philosophy for people to live their best lives at home, at work and in society. This philosophy is based on brain science defined as “know who you are moment by moment.” This means stay out of your bad brain regions and stay in the good. Dr. Epler is a successful serial entrepreneur as a founder and CEO of three companies including a biotech company, a nutraceutical company and a health management company. He is an award-winning speaker, addressing audiences about health, nutrition, productivity and leadership.

What has Dr. Epler accomplished?

Dr. Epler has been recognized yearly since 1994 in The Best Doctors in America and featured as one of Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Town.”  He found a new lung parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North Afri­can children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He has been a hospital Chief of Medicine for 15 years and Board Member. He has written more than 110 scientific publications, given more than 500 seminars and workshops around the world, written a medical thriller movie and a medical drama TV show, and is a radio TV personality. He has written four health books in the critically acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series about people taking charge of their health including Manage Your Disease, BOOP, Asthma, and Food. Dr. Epler’s current book Alive with Life is about how to live an exhilarating life filled with high-energy, creativity, enjoyment, positive experiences and extraordinary people. He has an active social media platform.

Dr. Epler ran several marathons including Boston and New York, and proposed to his wife, Joan at the start of the Paris Marathon; and for their first anniversary, they ran the original Greek Marathon together. He is active in the community as he coached soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and club baseball at Boston College. Dr. Gary Epler lives in the Boston area with his wife, Joan.

Why does Dr. Gary Epler do what he does?

While in medical school, Dr. Gary Epler developed a medical screening program for people in an urban neighborhood that would improve their lives. He discovered a lung parasite in Colombia during medical school and discovered a lung disease while in Boston. The Eplerian philosophy for improving people's lives is his third major discovery.    

What’s in the future?

Dr. Gary Epler is writing a book about the Eplerian Philosophy of knowing who you are moment by moment. He continues developing products and services for improving people's lives.

Journal articles:

Epler GR. Eplerian philosophy model for managing stress at home and in the community. Preventive Medicine and Community Health. 3: DOI: 10.15761/PMCH.1000139. February 2020.


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