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Patricia Loofbourrow was born in southern California in 1962. She graduated with a BS in Microbiology (minor in Chemistry) from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1985 and received her MD degree from Rush University in Chicago in 1990. She did a Family Medicine internship and residency at San Bernardino County Medical Center in San Bernardino, CA. Her daughter was born a few weeks after Dr. Loofbourrow completed her internship.

After completing residency in 1993, she was in private practice in Upland, CA (which included surgical assisting and obstetrics) until shortly after the birth of her twin sons in 1995. She returned to San Bernardino County Medical Center (which moved to Colton, CA and was renamed Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in 1999) as part-time faculty attending until she left medicine for health reasons in 2000.

From 2000-2004, she ran the patient education website "Doc Trish Explains It All", which has since sold. She was also health editor for the online subscription business website "Full Circle Success", and editor of "You Can Get Well", a subscription e-newsletter.

In 2010, she began the website "Edible Landscape Design". She also writes novels, does freelance writing, and stays home with her family, arguably the best job in the world.

As part of the science fiction/fantasy box set "Dark Humanity," she was listed #5 on the New York Times best seller list (February 12, 2017) and #8 on the USA Today best seller list (February 2, 2017).

Her hobbies are organic gardening, reading, online RPG gaming, hiking, spinning, sewing, and wildcrafting. Her intellectual interests are genetics, space exploration, personal development, edible landscaping and the craft of fiction writing.



The Alcatraz Coup: A Prequel to the Red Dog Conspiracy published April 19, 2017

The Queen of Diamonds: Part 2 of the Red Dog Conspiracy published October 1, 2016

The Jacq of Spades: Part 1 of the Red Dog Conspiracy published November 11, 2015

"One small change" to 55 Fiction (as P.L. Logan)


Writing --

"The writer's guide to medical websites" (article, 2006) to Vision

Business --

"The Health Care Pie Is Hot - óJust Don't Get Burned!" (article, 2003) to the business editor of Full Circle Success

Medical --

"Talk to Doctors So They Will Listen!" (16 page pamphlet, 2003) Available at Money by the Mouthful (contact the webmaster to purchase)

Edible Landscaping --

"How to make your own garden landscape design plans" (ebook, 2012)

"Edible Landscaping On $1 A Day (Or Less!)" (ebook, 2014)

"Where To Begin With Edible Landscaping" (ebook, 2015)


My bio
My novels

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