Interviews with Keith
Dr. Keith A. Buzzell was born in 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied music at Bowdoin College and Boston University, and received his medical doctorate in 1960 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For the past 40 years, he has been a rural family physician in Fryeburg and a staff member of Bridgton Hospital and Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. Dr. Buzzell has also served as a professor of osteopathic medicine, a hospital medical director and a founder of a local hospice program. He has lectured widely on the neurophysiological influences of television on the developing human brain and on the evolution of man’s triune brain.In 1971 Keith and his wife Marlena met Irmis Popoff, a student of Gurdjieff
and Ouspensky and the founder of the Pinnacle Group in Sea Cliff, Long Island,
New York. From then until the mid-’80s they formed work groups under her supervision. Since 1988 Dr. Buzzell and Annie Lou Staveley, founder of the Two Rivers Farm in Oregon maintained a Work relationship up to her death in 1996.