Dr. Qing Li, MD, PhD
Dr. Qing Li is a medical doctor at the Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan. He has been an associate professor at Nippon Medical School, a visiting fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine, founding member and chairman of the Japanese Society for Forest Medicine, a leading member of the Task Force of Forests and Human Health, and vice president and secretary general of the International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine. He is also one of the directors of the Forest Therapy Society in Japan. Dr. Li studies forest medicine to find out all the ways in which walking in the forest can improve our well-being. His new book: Shinrin-Yoku (The Art and Science of Forest Bathing – How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness) was published by Penguin Random House UK. The book also was published in USA under the title of Forest Bathing.