A Conversation with Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Broadening our perspective of what constitutes good medicine

By Natural Medicine Journal

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Approximate listening time: 30 minutes

Tieraona Low Dog, MD, is the Fellowship Director at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. With more than 30 years in the field, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, served on the advisory council for the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and was the elected Chair for the United States Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Information Committee from 2000-2010. Having trained as a midwife, herbalist, massage therapist and holding the rank of 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do prior to attending medical school, she is now an internationally recognized expert in the fields of herbal and integrative medicine. A highly sought out speaker and author she has lectured at more than 500 medical/health conferences, authored/edited 5 books, written chapters for 17 medical textbooks, and serves on numerous advisory and editorial boards. Her many honors of distinction include NPR People's Pharmacy award for Excellence in Research and Communication for the Public Health (2010), Burt Kallman Scientific Award from the Natural Products Association (2007), and Time Magazine's Innovator of the Year: Complementary Medicine (2001). For more information, visit www.drlowdog.com/.

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Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.