THE AGE OF FENTANYL
Shortlisted for the 2020 Donner Prize
Shortlisted for the Speaker's Book Award
Finalist for the Ottawa Book Prize
One of the 100 Best Books of 2020 (The Hill Times)
"A fascinating, wise, and humane analysis of one of the most pressing health challenges of the 21st century."
― Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of Enlightenment Now.
NEWS AND EVENTS
CASEM BOOK CLUB
Exciting News! Join me for the CASEM Book Club. For their first book club of the year we'll be diving into the science of running and exercise and how to maximize its benefits.
The first discussion is on March 6 via Zoom. Don't miss out! Register for free on the CASEM website below.
THE PERFECT MEDICINE
Shortlisted for Ottawa Book Award 2022
Take a deep dive into running - its history, its science and its power to change you for the better. Running really does make us healthier and happier.
"The Perfect Medicine is a wonderful gem of a book."
-Adharanand Finn, best-selling author of Running with the Kenyans and host of The Way of the Runner
"Part biography, part history, part scientific inquiry, The Perfect Medicine compels you to keep turning the page as Ramin explores wide-ranging aspects of the sport of running from the perspective of a traveler, scholar, physician, and always, avid runner."
-Jonathan Beverly, author and Editor-in-Chief of PodiumRunner"
"Fresh, lyrical, and deeply personal, The Perfect Medicine is a stirring celebration of running -- not just the how, but the many levels of why."
-Alex Hutchinson, best-selling author of Endure
REVIEWS OF THE PERFECT MEDICINE
"For anyone who may need motivation to get out the door for the first time and especially those who are needing to improve their own physical and or mental health, The Perfect Medicine is perfect medicine."
Brodie Ramin is a medical doctor and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. He is the author of The Age of Fentanyl and The Perfect Medicine. Brodie lives in Ottawa with his family.