About Health is a program designed to offer listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts who understand traditional and non-traditional medicine. The guests offer pathways to health and well-being, along with the expertise of the hosts and the curiosity and intelligence of the callers. We welcome your calls and ideas for future shows. You can contact Rona Renner, RN, at [email protected], or Dr. David Feldman, PhD, at [email protected].


Rona Renner

RonaHeadShot-02 copyRona Renner is the author of “Is That Me Yelling? A Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Kids to Cooperate Without Losing Your Cool.”​ She has been a Registered Nurse for 50​ years, a Parent Educator for over 30 years, and was trained as a temperament counselor in 1991 at Kaiser Permanente Richmond California.  She was the founder of Interactive Parenting Media, a non-profit organization that produced radio shows and web sites in English and Spanish.

Rona hosted​ a​ weekly talk show, Childhood Matters, on KISS FM​ for ten years. She was also a parenting editor on KPFA Radio for many years in the 1990’s. ​She has four grown children and two grandsons, and she lives with her husband in Berkeley. ​

​You can find out about her parent coaching services ​at www.nurserona.com


David B. Feldman

David B. Feldman has written books including The End-of-Life Handbook: A Compassionate Guide to Connecting with and Caring for a Dying Loved One, and Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success. ​Since 2004, he has been a professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, where he teaches courses in cognitive-behavior therapy, grief, and trauma, among others. His research and writings concern such topics as hope, meaning, and growth, even in the face of traumas, setbacks, and losses. He writes regularly for Psychology Today, hosts the “Psychology in 10 Minutes” podcast, and speaks around the world.

David grew up in the Midwest, and has lived in the Bay Area for more than 15 years. You can find out more about him at www.davidfeldmanphd.com.