Executive Director of the national advocacy organization, The American Association
for Health Freedom, Ms. Campbell has lobbied intensively for the passage
of the "Access to Medical Treatment Act" and her organization
functions as the foremost political voice protecting the rights of complementary
and alternative healthcare practitioners.
Larry Dossey, MD
Executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal, "Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine",
Dr. Dossey is also the author of 9 books on the merging of spirituality and
medicine. Although deeply rooted in the scientific world, Dr. Dossey has become
an internationally influential advocate of the role of the mind in health and
the role of spirituality in healthcare.
Wayne Jonas, MD
As the Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine, now called The National
Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine at the National Institute
of Health from 1995-98, Dr. Jonas created 13 major research centers and managed
more than 50 research projects, helping to set the national agenda for complementary
and alternative medicine in the 21st century. Dr. Jonas is currently the
Director of the Samueli Institute, an international research organization
reviewing the biology of healing and its relationship to health and disease.
Actress, director, producer, three-time Academy Award nominee and winner of
the British Academy Award, Ms. Ladd is a passionate public advocate for complementary
and alternative medicine who has testified before Congress on CAM issues.
Ladd is a certified nutritional counselor and has authored a nutritional
health book, Spiraling Through the School of Life.
Ralph Moss, PhD
Dr. Moss is an internationally acclaimed and respected science writer and patient
advocate who has spent more than 20 years traveling the world in search of
valid alternative cancer treatments. He is the author of 11 books and 3 documentaries
on cancer-related topics and publishes the Moss Reports for cancer patients.
James Oschman, PhD
International authority and author of 2 books on energy medicine, Dr. Oschman,
a former academic cell biologist, has also published over 60 research articles.
His goal is to bridge the intellectual barriers between different approaches
to clinical medicine so that new discoveries can be made to enhance patient
Linda Peeno, MD
Dr. Peeno is a former HMO medical reviewer and hospital ethics committee chair
who became a moral crusader against the abuses of managed care. She is the
nation's leading expert on the operational and ethical problems of
American corporate healthcare. In the television movie made about her experiences,
actress Laura Dern portrayed her.
Candace Pert, PhD and Michael Ruff, PhD
A groundbreaking neuroscientist and research professor, Dr. Pert is credited
with the discovery of the opiate receptor and is the author of the best-selling
book, "Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel". She and Dr.
Ruff, her research partner and husband, are pioneers in the field of emotions
healing and the interconnectedness of the brain and the nervous, endocrine
and immune systems. They are senior researchers at the Georgetown University
School of Medicine.
Joseph Pizzorno, Jr., ND
Dr. Pizzorno is the President Emeritus of Bastyr University, an institution
he co-founded in 1978 and that now is the nation's leading academic
center in the natural health sciences. He is the author of three books on
the healing traditions of natural medicine and he is a physician, researcher,
lecturer, journal editor and educator with over 25 years of experience in
the field of natural health.
Bernie Siegel, MD
Internationally known inspirational speaker and former surgeon, Dr. Siegel
is the author of 8 books, including "Love, Medicine & Miracles".
In 1978 he started Exceptional Cancer Patients, an organization that focuses
healing potential present in every patient. Dr. Siegel is very involved in
humanizing medical education and in making the medical profession aware of
the mind-body connection in healing.
Susan Silberstein, PhD
Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education,
Dr. Silberstein established his non-profit patient advisory and referral
service in 1977, following her young husband's death from cancer. She
and the staff of volunteers she has trained have counseled over 20,000 patients
in the past 25 years without ever charging a fee.
Demetrio Sodi-Pallares, MD
An internationally recognized cardiologist, Dr. Sodi-Pallares is also a cancer
researcher and author of 16 books and 300 scientific papers and has been
awarded over 10 honorary degrees. He achieved international fame by demonstrating
dramatic results treating cardiovascular diseases and advanced cancers, and
he currently collaborates with approximately 100 physicians in Central and
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