Gabor Mate, M.D. is the bestselling author of When the Body Says No and Scattered Minds, and co-author of Hold On To Your Kids. His by-line has often been seen in the Globe and Mail, for articles and commentary ranging from health to politics. He is a dynamic, effective, and inspiring speaker and seminar leader. He is presently staff physician at a clinic in Vancouver’s Downtown East side, where his patients are people with drug addictions, HIV, and related problems.