Health and Wellness Leaders Assist in Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Alternative Medicine magazine has access to leading advocates for Holistic and Natural medicine solutions. These resources are particularly helpful when bridging conventional medicine with natural medicine to provide solutions to chronic health issues.

Many of these thought leaders are members of the editorial team of our professional medical journals. In addition to providing guidelines for producing relevant content they also provide education for health care practitioners.

We also include leading industry executives to help share lifestyle and product solutions to assist in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Jeffrey Bland- Founder of the Functional Medicine Movement

BlandDr. Jeffrey Bland is a personable and highly respected thought leader who has spent more than four decades focused on the improvement of human health. He is known worldwide as the founder of the Functional Medicine movement, which represents his vision for a care model that is grounded in systems biology and informed by research that he has a unique ability to synthesize. His pioneering work has created the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), as well as the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine education. Since 1991, hundreds of thousands of healthcare practitioners have participated in PLMI and IFM programs, and this collective knowledge has positively impacted the lives of patients all over the world.

Dr. Bland began his career as a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound. He is a natural educator and became involved with numerous academic institutions during the years he spent teaching. This includes the significant contributions he made to the founding and accreditation of Bastyr University, the first federally accredited university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in natural medicine in the US. In the early 1980s, Dr. Bland was hand-selected by two-time Nobel Laureate Dr. Linus Pauling to serve as Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. This experience marked both a personal and professional inflection point for Dr. Bland that has become an integral part of his career.

As an expert in a field he helped to establish—science-based nutrition—Dr. Bland has become an iconic figure in the natural products industry. He worked alongside other founders to establish standards for evidence-based formulations, quality ingredient sourcing, and ethical manufacturing practices that stand to this day. He continues to serve as a dynamic mentor and advisor to a new generation of industry leaders.

Dr. Bland is the author of best-selling books and over 120 peer-reviewed research publications. He speaks extensively, and his engaging style makes him popular with both professional and consumer audiences. Dr. Bland’s latest project is Big Bold Health, launched in 2018. He’s on a mission to transform the way people think about one of nature’s greatest innovations: the immune system. Through Big Bold Health, Dr. Bland is advocating for the power of immuno-rejuvenation to enhance immunity at a global level. It is an ambitious and purpose-driven effort that encompasses his active stance on regenerative agriculture, environmental stewardship, and planetary health.

Jennifer Brooks-President and Co-founder of GOLO LLC

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Jennifer Brooks is the President and Co-founder of GOLO LLC, the health and wellness solutions company. Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition, she holds degrees in Culinary Arts and Mind-Body Transformational Psychology. She is also a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) and a Certified Dietary Supplement Professional (CDSP).  Brooks was recently named one of The Top 25 Women Leaders in Consumer HealthTech by the Healthcare Technology Report..

She credits her success in the health and wellness industry to a lifelong passion for cooking with family and friends, often featuring traditional recipes introduced by her mother and grandmother. The experience created a sense of community and being open to other cultures, and it would later lead to an interest in the science behind food and nutrition.

An advocate for good corporate citizenship, Jennifer makes finding meaningful ways to give back to the community a company priority, including support for Ronald McDonald House and the Special OlympicsOutside of work, Jennifer has dedicated her time to the Cancer Support Community and the Humane Association. With a commitment to helping people transition to healthier lifestyles, whether by reaching their weight loss goals, understanding how to incorporate exercise into their daily routines, or learning the basic principles of good nutrition, GOLO products and services have reached over two million people worldwide during Jennifer’s tenure.

Dr. Andrew W. Campbell- Expert in the field of integrative health and traditional medicine

Andy Dr. Andrew W. Campbell, Medical Clinician, Director, Officer, Advisor, and Medical Consultant, also Editor-in Chief of several journals and research studies, was recently selected as Top Medical Consultant of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the healthcare profession.

Inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.

With having over 45 years of professional experience as a renowned Medical Clinician, Dr. Campbell has certainly proven himself as an expert in the field of integrative health and traditional medicine. Dr. Campbell is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated success by treating the most complex patients and having extensive experience with testing for molds and mycotoxins from environmental and toxic exposures. He is fluent in Arabic, Hungarian, French, Spanish and English.

Dr. Campbell’s impressive repertoire of roles has included Medical Director at the Medical Center for Immune and Toxic Disorders, Medical Consultant for Cyrex Laboratories, Medical Advisor to Cell Systems Corp, Medical Director at The Wellness Center, Medical Advisor BCM Direct, Medical Advisor at Natural Health and Physician’s Exclusive. Currently, he serves as the Medical Director of MymycoLab, a laboratory testing mycotoxins in serum, and he is the Medical Director for Zenix Laboratory in Mexico.

Isaac Eliaz- Founder of ecoNugenics

EliazIsaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has been a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine since the early 1980s, with a specific focus on cancer, immune health, detoxification, and mind-body medicine. He is a respected clinician, researcher, author, and educator and has been teaching continuing education to healthcare providers for more than 25 years. As part of his commitment to the advancement of integrative medicine, Eliaz is directly involved in ongoing research and has published a number of peer-reviewed studies demonstrating the effectiveness of specific integrative therapies for immune enhancement, heavy metal toxicity, and cancer prevention and treatment.

Dr. Isaac Eliaz is a physician, researcher, and best selling author, offering an unparalleled unique approach to health and healing. His extensive training in Western medicine and research, Traditional Asian medicine, and complementary healing modalities, has earned him international recognition as a leader in integrative health and medicine.

He is the founder of ecoNugenics and formulator of advanced supplements and ingredients that work to nourish your body with what it needs to thrive, and bring your systems into balance and harmony. Instead of simply covering up symptoms, our  formulas enhance your body’s natural functions and allow for your innate healing and repair capacities to improve health at the source.