The Body Clock Podcast

The Body Clock Podcast

Let's explore the power of circadian rhythm. Is this Nobel Prize-winning science the best platform to optimize our physiology and well-being? Owaves invites world-class leaders, athletes, physicians, scientists, nutritionists and more experts in the fields of circadian rhythm, peak performance, longevity, digital health, wellness, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation to discuss a range of topics. How do I optimize my "body clock"? What is a "circadian rhythm"? What are the best ways to use technology for health and well-being? Answer these questions and more under the guidance of our four doctor co-hosts, as we explore this growing, Nobel Prize-winning science together...

Let's explore the power of circadian rhythm. Is this Nobel Prize-winning science the best platform to optimize our physiology and well-being? Owaves invites world-class leaders, athletes, physicians, scientists, nutritionists and more experts in the fields of circadian rhythm, peak performance, longevity, digital health, wellness, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation to discuss a range of topics. How do I optimize my "body clock"? What is a "circadian rhythm"? What are the best ways to use technology for health and well-being? Answer these questions and more under the guidance of our four doctor co-hosts, as we explore this growing, Nobel Prize-winning science together...

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Episode 35: Marty Cooper, M.Sc., Inventor of the Cell Phone

Marty Cooper is the inventor of the cell phone, a TIME Magazine Top 100 Inventor in History, Wireless Hall of Fame inductee, Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering and Marconi Prize winner and chair of the business advisory team at Owaves.

Episode 34: Sarah Frier

Sarah Frier is the author of the new book No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram and is a tech reporter at Bloomberg.

Episode 33: Ali Abdaal, MD

Ali Abdaal is a medical doctor who graduated from the the University of Cambridge, and also a Youtuber with over 1.2 million subscribers. Ali talks about productivity, tech and entrepreneurship.

Episode 32: Hina Cheema, MD (@StoryofStyle)

Hina is a gynecologist with a large social media following on Instagram. She talks about many topics including mental health and relationships.

Episode 31: Tommy Wood, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Tommy Wood is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Chief Scientific Officer of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online-based company using advanced biochemical testing to optimize health in athletes and high performers.

Episode 30: Tom Stubbs, PhD, Founder of Chronomics

Tom Stubbs, PhD has a background in cellular biochemistry, molecular biology, and epigenetics. With his extensive background, he created an epigenetics company called Chronomics in December 2017 to help people lead a quality lifestyle based on their results.

Episode 29: Josh Turknett, MD, Founder of Brainjo Collective

Josh Turknett, MD is a trained neurologist, author, host of the Unshackled Intelligence Podcast, and the founder of the Brainjo Collective. Not only has he authored books on migraines, he is also the leading light in enhancing human cognition and human potential.

Episode 28: Pierre Fournier, CEO of Hexoskin

Dr. Pierre Fournier combines his knowledge in business analytics, economics, and management with his technological prowess to develop and operate his company, Hexoskin. He strives to utilize wearable health sensors and AI technology to make a difference in health care.

Episode 27: David Rabin MD, PhD, Psychiatrist & Neuroscientist

David Rabin, MD, PhD is the chief innovation officer, co-founder and co-inventor at Apollo Neuroscience Inc. His work focuses on developing technology to change the way we approach patient care to be more effective.

Episode 26: Benjamin Smarr, PhD

Dr. Benjamin Smarr combines his experience in research focused on developing personalized, predictive tools for future medicine and education to specialize in circadian rhythm, sleep and computational biology at a postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley.

Episode 25: Dr. Peter Pirolli, Researcher In Human-Machine Cognition

With a PhD in cognitive psychology and being a researcher at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Peter Pirolli is at the cutting edge of the Bay Area human-machine interface arena. His current mission is to deliver AI based coaching for sustained behavior change. A great listen for the Neuralink and Elon Musk fans.

Episode 24: Dr. Cameron Sepah, Professor of Psychiatry, Executive Coach and Investor

Dr. Cameron Sepah is a Harvard and UCLA-trained psychologist and UCSF Medical School psychiatry professor. He is also a team member and clinical lead of B2B2C digital therapeutics company Omada Health. Dr Cameron also is also a psychologist to CEOs and VCs.

Episode 23: Doctor’s Kitchen, Rupy Aujla, MD

Rupy Aujla is a medical doctor specializing in general practice. He also does a bit of emergency medicine and is a firm believer in the power of food and lifestyle change as medicine. He is founder of Doctor’s Kitchen and the best-selling author of Eat to Beat Illness.

Episode 22: Dr Taylor Burrowes, PhD, Mental Health Coach

Dr. Burrowes has 14 years of clinical mental health and marriage/family experience and a PhD in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling. She was licensed in Florida as a mental health counselor and marriage and family therapist until April 2019, but she decided to officially leave health care and continue providing value through coaching for the mutual benefit of her clients and herself. In this episode we dive into what makes healthy relationships and how coaching can help with mental health.

Episode 21: Quantified Bob, Entrepreneur, Biohacker, Self-Quantification Geek

Bob is a New York City-based technology entrepreneur, biohacker, and self-quantification geek focused on the intersection of data-driven citizen science, health and wellness, human performance, longevity, and personal optimization. “Hack, track, analyze, optimize, rinse, repeat,” comes from his background in software development, where concepts such as iterative software development and “lean startup” methodology have emerged. He seeks to not only continuously gain new insights about himself, but also challenge and reshape previously held beliefs.

Episode 20: Anushka Patchava MD, Population and Digital Health Expert

Dr Anushka is a Cambridge medical graduate who is currently working at Aetna. Outside of work, her interests are embedded in the three C's: CrossFit (power-lifting), charity (she is a dedicated volunteer, founder and fund-raiser) and creations (be it artwork or social enterprise apps). She has advised a variety of health related startups on their journey to commercialization and is most invigorated by this sort of work. In 2003, aged 18, she was the second youngest person to complete the London Marathon — making it around the course in under 5 hours despite fracturing her knee joint at 8 miles! She continues to be active all year round, summiting mountains (most recently SE Asia’s tallest; Mt Kinabalu) and at national powerlifting competitions amongst other things! She is a leader in the field of population health and is exploring blockchain and AI solutions for healthcare.

Episode 19: Aaliya Yaqub, MD (@clearskindoc), Physician, Skin Expert and Technology Entrepreneur

Known as @clearskindoc on Instagram, Dr. Aaliya Yaqub has amassed a large following as an influencer. She is board-certified in internal medicine with a fellowship in dermatology and an adjunct clinical professor at Stanford. Aaliya is very active in Silicon Valley and the Health tech startup space. Formerly part of the founding team at Forward health, she later worked at Facebook as part of the medical team. Currently she is an advisor to several startups and has also founded startups herself. Having an interest and expertise in skin health we discuss a range of skin-related topics, the emerging field of beauty tech, her journey into startups as well as living a healthy life.

Episode 18: Thomas Dannhauser, PhD Psychiatry, Neuroscientist and Health Entrepreneur

Dr. Thomas Dannhauser is a consultant psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and health entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ of clinical experience. He qualified in London and received his PhD from University College London where he was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer in psychiatry. He used the skills and experience that he gained to help his patients with cutting-edge, research-based treatments to prevent, cure and treat mental health problems. The treatment and health promotion programmes that he has developed have already helped more than 20 000 people. In this episode we discuss Dr. Dannhauser's background and how Owaves can help aid in mental health.

Episode 17: Darshan Shah MD, Plastic Surgeon and Entrepreneur

Dr. Darshan Shah is a health and wellness specialist, well known Board Certified surgeon, published author, tech entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Beautologie and Next|Health. As an expert on all body systems, he has performed over 10,000 surgical procedures, including trauma surgery, general surgery and plastic/reconstructive procedures. As a health and wellness specialist, he has advised thousands of patients on how to optimize their well-being and extend their lifespan, culminating in the creation of Next|Health, the "Apple Store" of Health and Wellness offering healthspan and lifespan extending technology and treatments in a beautiful, welcoming environment. He also features regularly giving talks at Exponential Medicine at Singularity University with a focus on longevity and technology.

Episode 16: Bill Lagakos, PhD Nutritional Biochemistry and Circadian Biology

Dr. Bill Lagakos is CEO of Calories Proper and Circadian Medicine Expert. He has a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology with a focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and circadian biology. In this episode we discuss the science behind the body clock and how to optimise your circadian rhythm.

Episode 15: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, DO , Physician and Professional Fitness Model

Dr. Gabrielle is a New York Physician who practices muscle centric medicine and is an expert in metabolic health. She was also a nationally ranked figure competitor and is an inspiring and resilient individual who shares some transformative motivational concepts. In this episode we discuss muscle physiology, the importance of protein and the mindset needed to rise to challenges in life.

Episode 14: Cameron Nichol, MD, Olympic Rower and founder of RowingWOD

Dr. Cameron Nichol is a former Olympic Rower for Team GB and two time silver medalist. He is a doctor and founder of RowingWOD, a programmes based start up which combines the best of Rowing and CrossFit. In this episode we discuss the mental and physical demand of the Olympics and how this learning can be applied to The regular person.

Episode 13: Regan Stiegmann, DO, MPH, VP of Innovation at Owaves and ACLM Champion

Co-host Dr. Regan Steigmann joins the podcast and explains her role in preventative medicine and how she lives a healthy life despite her incredibly busy schedule working as a flight surgeon. We explore the facets of lifestyle medicine and how everyone can adopt such habits.

Episode 12: Molly Maloof, MD, Physician and Innovation Expert

Dr. Molly is a practicing physician and health technologist in the Bay Area. Dr. Molly is on a mission to radically extend healthspan and maximize human potential using scientific wellness, health technology, educational media, & health optimization medicine. Her fascination with innovation permeates her concierge medical practice that is focused on providing personalized medicine to entrepreneurs, technology executives, and investors.

Episode 11: Adam Chekroud, PhD, Yale Psychologist and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Adam has been published in top medical journals for his research on neuroscience, computational data analysis and mental health. Hear Dr. Adam discuss his latest findings on the positive impact of exercise on mental health in a study of over 1.2 million individuals, performed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Episode 10: Special Guest: Jack Kreindler, MD, Health & Technology Futurist

Silicon Valley and London-based physician, futurist and entrepreneur discusses circadian rhythms, technology and innovation with Drs. Haroon and Sohaib. Dr. Jack is an emergency medicine physician practicing human optimization with digital health and artificial intelligence.

Episode 9: Special Guest: Alan Flanagan, MS, Nutritionist from Ireland

The United Kingdom represents on this episode, with Drs. Haroon and Sohaib leading a meaningful discussion on circadian nutrition with budding Dublin-based expert Alan Flanagan. Alan is an embodiment of holistic nutrition and well-being, and lends his advice into constructing a daily routine and optimizing your rhythm with nutrition.

Episode 8: Body Clock and Mental Health

Owaves scientific advisor and circadian rhythm scientist Dr. Ben Smarr recently published an article on body clock and college student performance. Listen to Drs. Haroon, Sohaib and Royan dissect his illuminating article and discuss the novel concept of "chronocounseling".

Episode 7: Body Clock, Sports and FIFA World Cup

Ronaldo, goOOOOOAAAALLLLL!! How does he do it? Believe it or not, even our favorite athletes only have 24 hours in a day... Listen to Drs. Haroon, Sohaib and Royan discuss peak athletic performance and the body clock.

Episode 6: Body Clock, Technology and Today’s Youth

Fresh back from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Drs. Haroon, Sohaib and Royan discuss "technology addiction" and its impact on today's youth. Is this the epidemic that some psychologists fear it is? Hear our views of the pros and cons of today's "attention economy".

Episode 5: The Making of the Body Clock Podcast

In this kick-off "behind the scenes" episode, Drs. Haroon, Sohaib and Royan figure out the theme of their brand new podcast. Listen to them get to know each other and brainstorm on ideas.

Episode 4: Introducing Dr. Regan

Regan Stiegmann, DO, MPH, VP of Innovation at Owaves and ACLM Champion is a newly minted Preventive Medicine physician, who was recently recognized nationally as Preventive Medicine Resident of the Year in 2017 with the Dom Gemson Award presented by the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM). She is a Captain in the United States Air Force and just started working in Colorado as a Flight Surgeon. She serves as Young Director for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) Board of Directors as well as the Executive Liaison for the ACLM’s Professionals in Training Executive.

Episode 3: Introducing Dr. Royan

Founder and CEO of Owaves, Dr. Royan Kamyar, MD, MBA discusses his passion for circadian rhythms, lifestyle medicine and mindfulness. Hear a bit about the journey behind Owaves, and why we are on a mission to revolutionize time.

Episode 2: Introducing Dr. Sohaib

Sohaib Imtiaz, MD, MPH is a board-certified physician in lifestyle medicine from the United Kingdom who ranked among the top 10 students nationally in statistics, business studies, and information technology. He focuses on lifestyle medicine while exploring technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Sohaib chose to study in his hometown of Manchester in order to prioritize his well-being and relationships. He believes in prevention and in ‘Supra-Health,’ the ability to optimize our health.

Episode 1: Introducing Dr. Haroon

Haroon Kazem, DC is a Doctor of Chiropractic based in San Diego, CA. He’s an evidence-based healthcare practitioner that utilizes chiropractic treatment and philosophy to better his patients’ health one adjustment at a time.