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The Heroic Minds Podcast

Dec 10, 2019

Dr. David Williams; ER doctor, astronaut, aquanaut, hospital CEO and author dreamt of going to space as a young boy. He fulfilled this dream twice, both times along not only a bumpy flight but a bumpy road

 

From failing his first attempt at Med school and finding himself on the side of the road hitch-hiking to...


Dec 1, 2019

Dr. Judith Andersen is a health psychologist at the University of Toronto whose research focuses on the biopsychosocial mechanisms by which stress impacts health and occupational performance.

Dr. Andersen has conducted field research on the psychophysiological responses in people who experience trauma and severe...


Nov 24, 2019

Kirstie Ennis’s was a US Marine Arial Gunner when her helicopter went down in Afghanistan. During her recovery there was a breaking point where she tried to end her life but was saved. Her father said to her “the enemy couldn’t do it so you’re going to do it for them?!” That tough love re-routed her onto an...


Nov 18, 2019

Revolutionizing the global conversation on climate change, Dr. Yimin Wu (PhD in Materials from the University of Oxford) and his team created an artificial leaf that replicates photosynthesizes. Taking in light and CO2 and turning it into fuel/energy.

Just like NASA and TESLA are trying to figure out Dr. Wu’s team has...


Nov 3, 2019

William is a World Record Freediver. William set a historic first on June 1st, 2007 by becoming the first man to dive the 60-meter deep and 30-meter long passageway known as the Arch in the Blue Hole of Dahab, Egypt, without fins and on a single breath of air.

In 2013 William broke the Classic Constant Weight World...