Capt. Fred Foote (ret) – Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor’s Poetry of War
Dr. Fred talked about his work for the last 15 years to create holistic medicine programs for our nation’s Wounded Warriors and Veterans. He worked with Walter Reed Medical Center to build a holistic nature retreat and in addition uses art, writing and poetry for therapy. Fred’s poems have appeared widely in national magazines, such as COMMONWEAL, THE JOURNAL of the AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, THE PROGRESSIVE, and in Veterans’ publications such as Warrior Writers’ After Action Review. Fred Foote’s first book of poems was MEDIC AGAINST BOMB: A Doctor’s Poetry of War. He retired from the Navy after 29 years of active service.