Dr. Rita Hancock is the author of the Godly Affirmations For Weight Loss series of audio CDs, as well as three books: The Eden Diet, The Eden Diet Workbook, and her latest book, Radical Well-being: A Biblical Guide to Overcoming Pain, Illness, and Addictions.
Dr. Rita is a graduate of Cornell University and is a board-certified Physical Medicine specialist with subspecialty board certification in Pain Management. She has been in full-time practice for fifteen years.
When she is not seeing patients or writing books, Dr. Rita serves as the Oklahoma delegate in the House of Representatives of the Christian Medical And Dental Association (CMDA) and is an official CMDA spokesperson on matters of diet and nutrition. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker, an active blogger on three blogs, and a regular columnist on matters of faith and health for Life:Beautiful Magazine.
In the media, Dr. Rita has appeared on TBN TV’s Doctor to Doctor, CBN TV’s 700 Club Interactive, the ABC Family TV network, K-love and Moody Radio, and various other TV, radio, and print venues.
She has been married for nearly twenty years and has two teenage children.