Patch Adams (Hunter Adams). American (born United States), b. 1945?. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Physician, 1971-; author; Gesundheit! Institute, founder and president, 1971-. Publications: (with M. Mylander) Gesundheit!: Bringing Good Health to You, the Medical System, and Society through Physician Service, Complementary Therapies, Humor, and Joy, 1992; House Calls: How We Can All Heal the World One Visit at a Time, 1998; (author of foreword) J. Graham-Pole, Illness and the Art of Creative Self-Expression: Stories and Exercises from the Arts for Those with Chronic Illness, 2000. Contributor to books. Address: Gesundheit! Institute, PO Box 50125, Arlington, VA 22205, U.S.A.