Authors of When Your Body Gets The Blues
Brown, R.N., Ph.D.
Brown, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Nursing at the University
of Washington, is a specialist in women's health care and adult
mental health. She is involved in research, teaching, and clinical
has lectured widely and published over 60 scientific papers. She
is nationally certified as a family and psychiatric/mental health
nurse practitioner and provides primary care at the University
of Washington Medical Center Women's Health Care Clinic.
She has received
numerous awards, including the Achievement in Research Award,
the Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Nurse Practitioner of
the Year Award.
training as both a researcher and nurse practitioner made her
the ideal person to develop the LEVITY program and write this
book. Nurse practitioners are trained to look at all aspects of
their patients' lives, not just their physical symptoms. They
also place a strong emphasis on educating their patients about
their health problems and, whenever possible, helping them relieve
their symptoms through lifestyle change. In When Your Body
Gets the Blues, Dr. Brown extends her clinical and research
expertise to a much broader audience.
is a New York Times best-selling author who specializes
in books on mental health and nutrition. In recent years, she
has devoted her efforts to searching through the medical literature
for clinically proven therapies that have been overlooked by mainstream
medicine. Her research identified the three activities that comprise
the LEVITY Program.
is the co-author/writer of ten popular books, including Unplug
the Christmas Machine, Hot Monogamy, The Omega Diet, Getting The
Love You Want, The Emotional Incest Syndrome, and Melatonin.
More than 2,050,000 copies of her books have been sold.
lives on Vashon Island in Washington State.
NOTE: Geneva gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Dr. Marie-Annette
Brown, Jo Robinson and Rodale Books for information about the "Body Blues"
book, Levity study and program referred to in this site. The authors are
independent researchers, and are not employed by Geneva Health & Nutrition,
nor do they benefit from the sales of Geneva products. Geneva did not fund
the Levity study research.
Dr. Marie-Annette Brown, Jo Robinson, authors of When Your
Body Gets The Blues, are independent researchers and are not
employed by Geneva Health & Nutrition, nor do they benefit
from the sales of the Levity vitamin formula. Geneva provides
information about the Body Blues and the Levity Program with their