Joseph B. Weiss, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego. Accepted to university at age fifteen, he attended the University of Michigan, University of Detroit, and Wayne State University. Reflecting his broad interests, he majored in Medieval English Literature, Astrophysics, and Invertebrate Zoology. Following his graduation from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Irvine. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others, he has pursued interests in Tropical and International Medicine and Public Health with extended stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Subsequently completing a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, he has remained active on the clinical faculty of the School of Medicine.
Dr. Weiss is also an accomplished humorist and professional speaker. He has presented at international conferences and conventions, universities, medical schools, hospitals and medical centers, Fortune 500 companies, YPO/WPO, Bohemian Grove, Esalen Institute, Renaissance Weekend, Aspen Brain Forum, international destination spas & resorts, etc. Co-hosting a popular health care radio program on a major network affiliate in California showcased his skills as a communicator with a mellifluous voice.
Non-Fiction Books by Dr. Weiss cover a variety of issues around the digestive system, from how it works (or doesn't) to advances in science that contribute to living longer, better lives.
The Fart Side Series is perfect for all people who pass gas, even if they don't want to admit it! $14.95 expanded Full Blast editions (Color, 122 pages), $9.95 Pocket Rocket editions (Color, 96 pages)
The Funny Side Collection is a series of unique books, with each volume (6"x9", 122 pages, 86 full color illustrations) focused on a single subject with tasteful hilarious cartoons, fascinating factoids, and obscure trivia that will entertain and enlighten. Combining the award-winning talents of both a master cartoonist, and physician professors, the volumes are proof that 'Laughter is the Best Medicine!'
The Divine Comedy Collection are filled with hysterical cartoons and spiritual musings, dealing with religion and faith. Created, written, and illustrated by award winning cartoonist Dan Reynolds, these volumes will have you praying for more.