Timeline

From his parents fleeing Cuba… to the words “gut-brain” and “microbiome” becoming household words …to the release of Dr. Pedre’s book, Happy Gut, follow the gut-listening / gut-fixing journey of Dr. Pedre and Happy Gut!

  • Butterflies in The Stomach

    • 1960: Dr. Pedre’s parents seek Political Asylum from Cuba in the U.S.
    • 1973: Dr. Vincent Pedre is born as “Vicente Mario Pedre III”
    • 1980: The Artist is born — Dr. Pedre learns to play the piano
    • 1983 – 1991: With butterflies in his stomach, he performs for 1000’s of people
  • Happy Gut / Sad Gut

    • 1991: Awarded Cornell National Scholar, the highest honor given to an entering freshman
    • 1995: Earns B.A. with Distinction in Biology from Cornell University
    • 1999: Doctor of Medicine from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    • 1999 – 2002: Residency in Internal Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
    • 2002-2003: Happy gut helping 9/11 recovery workers in The World Trade Center Worker and Volunteer Health Screening Program
  • Calm Mind / Happy Gut

    • Jan – Jun 2003: Dr. Pedre excels at Downward-Facing Dog and Chaturanga Dandasana in his Yoga Teacher Training
    • 2003 – 2004: Dr Pedre becomes Certified in Medical Acupuncture”
    • July 2004: New York City private practice, Pedre Integrative Health, is born
  • First Gut Aha!

    • May 2006: Dr. Pedre inspired on a new path by attending his first Functional Medicine Conference
    • 2008: Dr. Pedre fixes his gut using the Functional Medicine approach
    • 2009: Dr. Pedre invited to appear on The Martha Stewart Show to present “Top Medical Screening Tests
    • 2011: Dr. Pedre becomes a brand spokesperson for Boiron, the international line of preeminent homeopathic remedies
  • Happy Gut Life — Early Years

    • May 2012:  Happy Gut is born as an idea, a gut feeling and a book proposal
    • February 2014: Three Publishers, One Book — a bidding war for Happy Gut; Happy Gut chooses HarperCollins as its publisher
    • September 2014:  Dr. Pedre’s detox lecture becomes part of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s curriculum
    • December 2014:  Happy Gut Kitchen recipes debut at the first Happy Gut Dinner Party in NYC
    • The words “gut” and “microbiome” become household words
  • Happy Gut Life — Early Years

    • February 2015:  HappyGutLife.com is born
    • March 2015: Dr. Pedre’s lecture at the Functional Forum,  viewed by 4500+ people, stirs interest in the Gut C.A.R.E.™ Program
    • June 2015: Dr. Pedre speaks at The 1st UK Probiotics Conference at the Royal Holloway University of London
    • July 2015: Dr. Pedre lectures on “C.A.R.E.’ing for the Gut” at the Detox Summit
    • December 29, 2015: Happy Gut, the book, goes on sale