This episode is a special look back at last week’s interview with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker (#171) to help us all make sense of what Dr. Shoemaker was talking about. Helping us do that is our good friend, Dr. Rob Abbott.

Dr. Rob Abbott is a first year family medicine resident at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Front Royal, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2017. He approaches medicine from an evolutionary and functional perspective and practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.