Guest Writers

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine is please to present a number of articles from a wide variety of guest writers.

Acres U.S.A.

Acres U.S.A. is the only national magazine that offers a comprehensive guide to sustainable agriculture.

Drawing on knowledge accumulated in more than 40 years of continuous publication, we bring our...Read more

Thomas Aksnes

Thomas Aksnes is a Norwegian independent researcher and entrepreneur. He is internationally recognized in the field of health technologies, self-regulating mechanisms and health optimization.

He has developed the Personal Therapy...Read more

Alliance for Natural Health USA

The Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA) is part of an international organization dedicated to promoting sustainable health and freedom of choice in healthcare through good science and good law....Read more

Dr. Wayne Anderson

Dr. Anderson has devoted the past 30 years to helping patients struggling with Lyme disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Autism and other devastating chronic illnesses.

His approach combines Functional and...Read more

Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

Formed as a non-profit in 1999, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) has a global membership of over 1,200 licensed mental health professionals and allied health practitioners. ACEP members...Read more

Dr. Koren Barrett

Dr. Koren Barrett is a California licensed naturopathic doctor who offers integrative medical care.

Learn more at Newport Integrative Health....Read more

Berkley Bedell

Founder and Chairman of the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine

Berkley Bedell, Founder and Chairman of FAIM, took $50 earned on his newspaper route and began a business making fishing tackle. The small company he started is now an international...Read more

Dr. Mina Bissell

Mina J. Bissell, PhD, Distinguished Scientist in the Life Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is an Iranian American biologist and a world-recognized leader in the area of the...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bland

Dr. Jeffrey Bland is the founder and president of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 30...Read more

Tim Brady

Tim Brady is the Publisher of Be Well World, Inc., a holistic health print publication and practitioner consortium headquartered in Frederick, Maryland. Be Well World is dedicated to demystifying holistic...Read more

Dr. Tom Cameron

Dr. Cameron specializes in holistic and conventional therapies and has been practicing alternative veterinary medicine for over 20 years in DeForest, WI.  He provides veterinary technical support for Standard Process Inc.Read more

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride is a medical doctor with two postgraduate degrees: Master of Medical Sciences in Neurology and Master of Medical Sciences in Human Nutrition.

She graduated as a medical...Read more

Dr. Lori Cardellino

Dr. Cardellino has attended more than 3,000 hours of advanced education classes (in her 19 years practicing dentistry) since graduating from dental school including courses in biological-holistic dentistry, ozone therapy,...Read more

Dr. Christopher Centeno

Christopher J. Centeno, MD is an international expert and specialist in regenerative medicine and the clinical use of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics.

He is a founding member of the...Read more

Dr. Daniel Cobb

Daniel Cobb, DOM, (Oriental Medicine) practices at the Integrative Holistic Healing Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He teaches anatomy and physiology at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe....Read more

Dr. Sarah Bedell Cook

Sarah Bedell Cook, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor residing in Westminster, CO.

She has experience in clinical practice, nutrition education, and dietary supplement sales.

She currently works at the Nutrition...Read more

Dr. Thomas Cowan

Thomas Cowan, MD, has studied and written about many subjects in medicine including nutrition, homeopathy, anthroposophical medicine, and herbal medicine. He is author of Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, the...Read more

Tina Craig

Tina Craig is the Director of the Gold Standard EFT Certification Program and Co-Author of Gary's Official EFT Tutorial.

She is also a Master Practitioner of Gold...Read more

Ray Crallé

Internationally known Physical Therapist, Ray Crallé has designed an aggressive and effective program to treat Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other neurological conditions such as MS and near...Read more

Tirza Derflinger

Tirza Derflinger is the Founder and President of The Thermogram Center, Inc.

For more information, visit the Thermogram Center or call 303-664-1139....Read more

Patrick Earvolino

Patrick Earvolino is a certified nutritionist and founder of New Basics Nutrition, a company dedicated to changing the way we eat. He is also the senior editor and writer at...Read more

Dr. Isaac Eliaz

Dr. Isaac Eliaz is an integrative medical doctor, licensed acupuncturist, researcher, product formulator, and frequent guest lecturer. He has been a pioneer in holistic medicine since the early 1980s, and...Read more

Dr. Bruce Fife

Dr. Bruce Fife is a certified nutritionist and naturopathic physician. He is the author of more than 20 books including The Coconut Oil Miracle, The New Arthritis Cure, and Stop...Read more

Tapas Fleming

After facilitating personal growth for many years, Tapas Fleming became interested in physical and energetic healing. She became a Licensed Acupuncturist and began her practice in 1987, specializing in the...Read more

Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs

Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs co-founded one of the first holistic health centers in the United States in the 1976 and founded her own nutritional counseling practice 25 years ago. Over...Read more

Dr. Michael Gaeta

Michael Gaeta, DAc, MS, CDN is a visionary educator, clinician and writer in the field of natural healthcare. Michael works with thousands of natural health professionals who want to improve...Read more

David Getoff

David Getoff is a Naturopath and Board-Certified Clinical Nutritionist practicing in California.

To learn more, visit the David Getoff web site....Read more

Burton Goldberg

Burton Goldberg is the author of 18 books on the subject of Alternative Medicine, including the best selling Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide. He's also the producer of four documentary...Read more

Carmen Hagen

Carmen Hagen is married to Robert Cain, a lifelong advocate of sea mineral solids, organic gardening and farming. Together with David Yarrow, they are the co-founders of SeaAgri, Inc.,...Read more

Dr. Abram Hoffer

Abram Hoffer (November 11, 1917 – May 27, 2009), was a Canadian psychiatrist known for his work with nutrition, schizophrenia, and cancer.

He is considered to be the father of...Read more

Dr. Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, MD, is an internationally recognized authority in the field of functional medicine – a revolution in 21st century medicine that provides a new road map for navigating the...Read more

Jonny Imerman

Jonny Imerman is the founder of Imerman Angels. He is a survivor of testicular cancer. During his own chemotherapy, he noticed how many people fought cancer without family, friends, and...Read more

Sayer Ji

Sayer Ji is a widely recognized researcher, author, and presenter, Steering Committee Member of the Global GMO Free Coalition (GGFC), an advisory board member of the National Health...Read more

Benedikt Just

Benedikt Just is the producer and director of Dawn of Hearts, an upcoming documentary on Dogmas, Heart Attacks and Ouabain. He is the founder of Films.

Mr. Just...Read more

Dr. Steven Kavros

Dr. Steven J. Kavros, a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), has over 28 years of experience in patient care, education and research in vascular wound management, limb preservation and podiatric...Read more

Dr. Andrew Keech

Born and raised on a New Zealand dairy farm, Dr. Andrew Keech learned about the immune factors in bovine colostrum and their ability to impart health to newborn calves. Early...Read more

Diane Ladd

Diane Ladd is an internationally acclaimed actress, director, and writer, who has been nominated three times each for Emmys and Oscars, respectively. She is the recipient of 23 awards, including...Read more

Jonathan Landsman

Jonathan Landsman is the managing director of and host of the NaturalNews Talk Hour – a free, weekly health show sponsored by and

Jonathan is...Read more

Dr. Susan Lark

Dr. Susan Lark is author and women's health specialist who combines clinical nutrition with preventive medicine and complementary therapies to enhance the well-being of women. A graduate of Northwestern University...Read more

Dr. Marcus Laux

Dr. Marcus Laux is a licensed naturopathic physician who received his doctorate from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon and his DHom (MED) from the College...Read more

Micah Lowe

Micah started his medical journey in emergency medicine and pharmaceuticals.  During school, he developed an interest in integrative medicine and took a job working with UBI for his father, Tom...Read more

Tom Lowe

Tom is an entrepreneur, researcher, teacher, designer, inventor, and marketer. He is the designer of the updated UBI Azura device and new accepted protocol and trains physicians at conferences and clinics...Read more

Eugenia Malyshev

Eugenia Malyshev, MA, Dip BBP, a chronic asthmatic since age 35, is the first Buteyko practitioner in the U.S. accredited by the Buteyko Breathing Clinic of Ireland and The Buteyko...Read more

Leslie Manookian

Leslie Manookian is an award-winning documentary film producer and writer and former successful Wall Street business executive. She chose to leave Wall Street at the height of her career in...Read more

Dr. Karl Maret

Karl Maret, MD, MEng, serves as president of the Dove Health Alliance, and was instrumental in its inception. His broad training as an electrical engineer, biomedical engineer, and medical...Read more

James Maskell

James Maskell is the creator of Functional Forum, the world’s largest integrative medicine conference. He lectures internationally, and has been featured on TEDMED, Huffpost Live, TEDx and more, and...Read more

Eileen McKusick

Eileen McKusick is a researcher, writer, educator and practitioner who has been studying the effects of audible sound on the human body since 1996. She is the originator of Sound...Read more

Dr. Bridghid McMonagle

Dr. Bridghid McMonagle graduated from Bastyr University in 2005 and completed a residency at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). She started her private practice in Lake Oswego and...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mercola

Dr. Joseph Mercola is an osteopathic physician (DO) and board-certified in family medicine. Osteopathic physicians practice a "whole person" approach, treating the entire person rather than just symptoms. Focusing on...Read more

Dr. Deanna Minich

Dr. Deanna Minich is an internationally recognized, functional nutrition expert and author, who sees more to food than just calories, protein, fat, or carbohydrates. She is skilled and passionate about...Read more

Martin Möhrke

FAIM Europe Resource Coordinator

Martin is an educated expediter custom clearance agent and chip chandler. He first got involved with Stevia and Aloe Vera. He started and distributed Aloe Vera in the...Read more

Dr. Ralph Moss

Ralph W. Moss, PhD, is an author and consultant on cancer treatments. Since 1974 he has been writing about both conventional and non-conventional medicine for cancer patients.

He has written...Read more

Dr. Gaston Naessens

Gaston Naessens, ND is the president, founder, and CEO of Cerbe Distribution, Inc., a private laboratory in Québec, Canada specializing in fundamental research in biology, including hematology.

Cerbe is...Read more

Jacinte Levesque Naessens

Jacinte Levesque Naessens is the director general of Cerbe Distribution, Inc., a privately owned company addressing health care consumers requesting information on 714X, an immune modulator designed for degenerative...Read more

National Vaccine Information Center

The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is a non-profit charity founded in 1982 and dedicated to preventing vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and defending the informed consent ethic.

For more information, visit the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) web site.Read more

Dr. Mary Newport

Dr. Mary Newport has served as founding medical director for two newborn intensive care units and is currently in full-time practice as a neonatologist in the Tampa Bay, Florida area....Read more

Kristina Olson

FAIM National Research Consultant

Kristina (Kris) Olson, L.Ac, DipOM, maintains an active clinic, The Center for Oriental Medicine, in Ft. Collins, CO. She incorporates functional medicine, energy therapies and various physical modalities into her...Read more

Dr. James Oschman

Dr. James L. Oschman is President of Nature's Own Research Association and is exploring the scientific basis for complementary and alternative medicines. He is also a consultant in the design of...Read more

Dr. Gordon Pedersen

Dr. Pedersen is Medical Director at the Silver Health Institute and is Board Certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. He is a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) with a PhD from...Read more

Dr. David Perlmutter

Dr. David Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his MD degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he...Read more

Sarah Pope

Sarah Pope writes The Healthy Home Economist blog. She is also a Nutrition Educator, Chapter Leader, and Board Member with the Weston A. Price Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to...Read more

Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation

The Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation (PPNF), previously known as the Weston A. Price Memorial Foundation, is a non-profit education resource created in 1952 to promote and publish the principles and research...Read more

Dr. Joanne Quinn

Executive Director of the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine

Joanne has an extensive background in science with a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. She has studied both allopathic and alternative approaches to health care, studying alternative therapies since 1989. These...Read more

Dr. Neil Riordan

Dr. Neil Riordan is the founder and Chairman of Medistem Panama, Inc., a leading stem cell laboratory and research facility located in the Technology Park of the City of...Read more

Dr. Mark Rosenberg

Dr. Mark A. Rosenberg is President of The Institute for Healthy Aging and Director of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine's Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies.

With numerous certifications...Read more

Dr. Robert Rowen

Dr. Robert Rowen is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of California at San Francisco. He has been board-certified and re-certified by the American...Read more

Dr. Beverly Rubik

Dr. Beverly Rubik is a leading scientist internationally renowned for her research exploring frontier areas of science and medicine. She specializes in subtle energies in health and healing.

She earned...Read more

Dr. Frank Shallenberger

Dr. Frank Shallenberger is Editor-in-Chief of Second Opinion Newsletter and Second Opinion Health Alert. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and received his...Read more

Dr. Norman Shealy

Dr. C. Norman Shealy is President of Holos Institutes of Health, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on research, education and education in holistic health. He was the founding President of...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Dr. Stephen Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and certified bioenergetic analyst with more than 30 years of experience in helping patients prevent and reverse heart disease.

He founded the New...Read more

Dr. Mark Sircus

Dr. Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD, DM (P) (acupuncturist, doctor of oriental and pastoral medicine) is a prolific writer and author of some astounding medical and health-related books. Dr. Sircus’s methods...Read more

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey M. Smith is an international best-selling author and filmmaker; executive director of the Institute of Responsible Technology, and a leading spokesperson on the health dangers of GMOs.

The leading...Read more

Dr. Jillian Stansbury

Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician and an accomplished writer/author, speaker, and teacher. With more than 20 years of experience, she is a primary care physician in private practice...Read more

Dr. Eldred Taylor

Dr. Eldred B. Taylor travels throughout the United States lecturing about, Women's Health, Breast Cancer Prevention, Healthy Living, and Integrative Medicine.

In addition to running his own practice in Atlanta,...Read more

Jack Taylor

Jack O. Taylor, MS, DC, DACBN, has developed a program for nutritional support to prevent disease and address and reverse degenerative diseases including cancer. An individualized Nutritional Assessment and Chemical...Read more

Dr. Sherri Tenpenny

Dr. Sherri J. Tenpenny is an osteopathic medical doctor, board certified in three medical specialties.

From 1986 to 1998, she was a full time Emergency Medicine physician and the director...Read more

Donna Tomey

Donna J. Tomey is a Certified Clinical Thermographer. received her certification at Duke University under the auspices of the American College of Clinical Thermology, Inc.

After her own experience with...Read more

Dr. Paul van Bemmelen

Dr. Paul S. van Bemmelen is Professor of Surgery, vascular and endovascular surgeon at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He obtained patents for the first arterial assist device in 1993...Read more

Dr. Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil, MD, is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Combining a...Read more

Weston A. Price Foundation

The Weston A. Price Foundation, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity founded in 1999 to disseminate the research of nutrition pioneer Dr. Weston Price, whose studies of isolated nonindustrialized...Read more

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Julian Whitaker, MD, America’s Wellness Doctor, is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Emory University Medical School. In 1979, he opened the Whitaker Wellness Institute, which has treated more...Read more

Dr. David Williams

A medical researcher, biochemist and chiropractor, Dr. David Williams has developed a reputation as one of the world's leading authorities on natural healing.

For more than 25 years, he has...Read more

Dr. Keith Woodford

Dr. Keith Woodford is Professor of Farm Management and Agribusiness at Lincoln University in New Zealand and author of Devil in the Milk.Read more

Dr. Jonathan Wright

Since 1976, Dr. Wright has written about the latest natural healing discoveries in his books, newsletter and magazine articles as well as teaching his techniques at yearly medical conferences. The...Read more

Dr. Janet Zand

Dr. Janet Zand, OMD, LAc is a Board Certified Acupuncturist, a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a nationally respected author, lecturer, natural health practitioner and herbal and nutraceutical products formulator...Read more