Brian T. Schwartz is a research scientist in computational physics. He writes most often at <a href="http://PatientPowerNow.org" target="_hplink">PatientPowerNow.org</a>, the health care blog for the Independence Institute in Golden, Colorado. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and earned his undergraduate degree at Swarthmore College. His articles have been published in the Denver Post, Pajamas Media, and several Colorado newspapers including the Boulder Daily Camera, where he is a member of its Editorial Advisory Board. Brian lives in Boulder with his wife and daughter.