Jonathan Robison holds a doctorate in health education/exercise physiology and a master of science in human nutrition from Michigan State University where he is Adjunct Assistant Professor. Dr. Robison is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Western Michigan University where he teaches in the Holistic Health Care Program. He has authored numerous articles on a variety of health-related topics and is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences.Dr. Robison specializes in health promotion and human behavior, with a particular interest in why people do what they do and don’t do what they don’t do. He has served as co-editor of the journal -Health At Every Size – and has been helping people with weight and eating-related concerns for more than 20 years. Dr. Robison’s presentations and workshops promote shifting health promotion away from its traditional, biomedical, control-oriented focus. His book:The Spirit & Science of Holistic Health More than broccoli, jogging and bottled water More than yoga, herbs and meditation
presents a radically new direction for health education and promotion and is meant as a textbook for students and a guidebook for practitioners who wish to incorporate holistic principles and approaches into their work.
The book also provides the guiding principles for the award-winning KAILO employee Holistic Health Promotion Program created by Kelly Putnam at Mercy Hospital in Mason City, Iowa.
Aside from his work, Dr. Robison’s passions include his wife Jerilyn, music, humor and arranging sports schedules for his 18-year-old son, Joshua.
Dr. Robison is featured in the powerful Documentary – America The Beautiful II – The Thin Commandments – by Darryl Roberts – See the trailer below -