Dr. John Bart earned his medical degree from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in the UK in 1969, and has lived and worked as a family physician in Toronto since 1973. He also has degree in comparative vertebrate anatomy. He is an original member of the Toronto HIV Primary Care Physicians Group, and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE). He is married, with five children and seven grandchildren. Middenrammers is his first book.