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Heather Peña, MD is in private medical practice in St. Helena, CA. Her integrative approach reflects her belief that the most effective healthcare combines the best of modern science and technology with expertise in personalized proactive prevention. Heather’s commitment to finding new, more effective ways to assess health status, prevent illness, and provide for patient well-being is deep-seated and longstanding, as evidenced by more than 25 years of pioneering work in this field. Widely recognized as a leader in the field of preventive medicine, Heather began her career at the Pritikin Longevity Center, where she served as the center’s medical director and created the women’s health component of the Pritikin programs. She was also scientific advisor to Pritikin@Home, helping design the nutritional supplement protocols for this online outreach program. As medical director of the St. Helena Center for Health, Heather developed and introduced two innovative health programs, and also served as chair of the department of medicine at St. Helena Hospital. Heather graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in internal medicine at UCLA. Her undergraduate degree was from Tufts University where she graduated summa cum laude and received the honor of Phi Beta Kappa. Heather lives in the Napa Valley and is a frequent lecturer and keynote speaker on topics including heart disease and cancer prevention, nutrition, healthy lifestyle promotion, and women’s health. She currently serves on the board of advisors for the POM Wonderful company. (Napa Valley, CA)