Integrative medicine – past, present and future
Founding director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at UArizona, Weil holds the Lovell-Jones Endowed Chair in Integrative Medicine and is a professor of medicine and public health. Born in Philadelphia, he earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Harvard University. From 1971-75, as an Institute of Current World Affairs fellow, he traveled widely in the Americas and Africa collecting data on drug use in other cultures, medicinal plants and alternative ways to treat disease. From 1971-84, he was on the Harvard Botanical Museum’s staff doing studies of medicinal and psychoactive plants. He has written many scientific and popular articles as well as 15 books, including Mind Over Meds (2017) and Spontaneous Healing (1995). He is also chairman of the Weil Foundation, a nonprofit that makes grants to support and advance integrative medicine. He is a frequent contributor to Prevention magazine, lecturer and talk show guest.
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- Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses.
- Understand more clearly advances in therapy.
- Become truly professional physicians.
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