Jo Patti Munisteri Intrepid Explorer

Analyst, Educator, Writer, TCM Practitioner


About Jo Patti Munisteri

Intrepid Explorer of inner and outer worlds. Jo is an educator, a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner, was a Sundancer, a certified combat analyst,a student of martial arts, and an avid hiker, dancer and swimmer.  

Jo is a mother of a son and a daughter- Denali and Sequoia Schmidt, and former wife of the late USAF PJ, mountain guide and climber Martin W. Schmidt.

Jo's non-fiction, technical writing and research is published in ... Read more

Rave Reviews

Vanessa O'Brien-World class mountaineer, explorer

This incredible memoir takes us to places we are unlikely to travel to and gives us insights into situations we are unlikely to experience unless we worked in covert operations for government ...

Dr. Robert W. Calhoun, MD USAF - deployed to Afghanistan 2016

"I have not had the privilege of meeting many people of Joanne's caliber. She is a dedicated, intelligent, engaging, kind and compassionate woman with a zest for life and a drive to improve the ...

Ms. Hasmik Mikayelyan-Cultural/Education Specialist USA embassy in Yerevan, Armenia

"Joanne is dedicated to effective performance and high quality work. Her goal is not to waste resources but to reach maximum results with the limited resources available. Joanne is not the type ...


Expert geopolitical analysis
Insightful writer
Experienced educator and trainer
Successful work in conflict zones
Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner
Published poet and poetry reader
Traveling Off the X

Traveling Off the X 

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