Dr. Shari Hall is a happily retired cardio-thoracic anesthesiologist educated at Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, who now teaches at Griffith University School of Medicine in QLD Australia.
She is an international recording artist and singer/songwriter with four albums to her credit—Perfect Love, Faith, Three, and her 2020 release Hope — as well as a motivational speaker for women’s conferences around the world. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, is a regular contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, and has a TEDx talk providing the “one-ingredient solution” to combating the global obesity epidemic. Most importantly, she is a child of God and a mother.
Originally from New York, she now permanently resides on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.
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"It's Fifty Shades of Grey, Michelle Obama's Becoming, and Mariah Carey's Meaning of Life all rolled into one! This is not a book you will want to put down until you finish it, as it will have you hooked. The roller coaster along the way will have you enthralled."
MY WEEKLY PREVIEW - Profile 18 March 2021
How does a cardio-thoracic anaesthesiologist from New York end up living on the Sunshine Coast working in aged care? How does a medical scientist with no religious beliefs find God? How does a self-destructive woman who feels worthless learn to love herself? All these questions and more are answered in Shari Hall’s stunning new memoir, Perfect Love: One Woman’s Journey from Flesh to Faith: A Musical Memoir.
THE PHOENIX PHENOMENON with Roxanne McCarty-O'Kane - 7 July 2021
S6 Ep 1 - In her musical memoir, which was released earlier this year, the happily retired cardiothoracic anesthesiologist educated at Yale and Columbia Universities, has laid her life bare on the pages. This Phoenix Phenomenon interview is no different. Shari is open and honest about having to dig deep to write her story, some of the hurdles that presented themselves and how she was able to emerge from the experience even more connected to self and her purpose than ever before. Sprinkled with tips and advice, this is a must-watch for any aspiring author.
PARALYSIS TO PURPOSE with David Cooks - 28 July 2021
S1 Ep 5 - In this week’s podcast "Looking for Love", we recount the lessons told in her book, “Perfect Love,” which chronicles Dr. Shari Hall's humble upbringing as a biracial child in a single-parent home, her academic prowess at college and in the medical field, and eventual escape from a life that slowly poisoned her.
THE STORY with Jimmy Colefax - Part 1 25 March 2021
Shari Hall was born in the United States during the civil rights era of the 1960’s. She describes herself at that time as being?. 'Illegitimate, poor and bi-racial.' Not surprisingly, she grew up confused about her identity and searching for unconditional love.
Shari Hall was a successful doctor for 25 years?.but always felt like this wasn’t where she was supposed to be. Meanwhile, she had a deep yearning to express herself through music and creativity. We’ll find out how Shari [Sherry] finally finds true fulfilment.