Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno is Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board for Bioclinic Naturals. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. A naturopathic physician, educator, researcher, and expert spokesperson, he is the founding president of Bastyr University and served as its president for 22 years. Under his leadership, Bastyr became the first accredited, multidisciplinary university of natural medicine and the first NIH-funded centre for alternative medicine research.
Dr Pizzorno is also part of the Scientific Review Board of the Gateway for Cancer Research Foundation and the treasurer of the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is the founding editor-in-chief of Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, the most widely distributed, peer-reviewed and PubMed indexed journal in the field. In addition, Dr Pizzorno has been a licensed naturopathic physician (with prescriptive authority) in Washington State since 1975. Dr. Pizzorno has been the recipient of numerous awards and honours. He travels worldwide, consulting, lecturing and promoting science-based natural medicine and collaborative healthcare.
In 2001, Dr. Pizzorno founded SaluGenecists, Inc. to develop innovative, science-based, artificial intelligence aided advice systems to provide smart, personalized health promotion and integrated care guidance for the public and practitioners.
Lastly, he is the author/co-author of 10 books and textbooks, including the internationally acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine (now in its 4th edition with over 100,000 copies in use by doctors worldwide) and its companion books Natural Medicine Instructions for Patients and the Handbook of Natural Medicine. He also co-authored the best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. His most recent textbook is Clinical Pathophysiology, A Functional Perspective.