Program Advisory Board

Jonathan Salk, MD

Dr. Salk is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and in private practice in West Los Angeles where he treats adults, children, and adolescents.  His is the co-author, with his father, Dr. Jonas Salk, of A New Reality:  Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future (City Point Press, 2018).  The book looks at human social evolution through the lens of worldwide human population growth and describes the adaptive transformation of human attitudes, values, and behavior that must occur in the process of arriving at a sustainable future. In his psychiatric practice and teaching he integrates both biological and psycho-social treatment with a particular focus on trauma. He is also Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, an organization that brings architects, designers, and engineers together to address architectural approaches to solve the problems of the future.