Without knowing it, Francis Slakey was prescribing his own psychotherapy when he decided to climb the highest mountains and surf all the oceans of the world.
Slakey is one of America’s most dynamic scientific personalities. He’s the Upjohn Lecturer on Physics and Public Policy at Georgetown University, founder and co-director of the Program on Science and the Public Interest, a Lemelson Associate of the Smithsonian --- and the list goes on. On his website, you will learn that “Dr. Slakey became the 28th American to su