Environmental medicine has become an important sub-specialty within integrative and functional medicine. Here, Natural Medicine Journal founder Karolyn A. Gazella interviews two leading environmental medicine specialists to learn more about the field and how clinicians can incorporate it into their clinical practice. She talks with Lyn Patrick, ND, and Anne Marie Fine, NMD, FAAEM, who are both naturopathic physicians with advanced training in environmental medicine.
About the Experts
Anne Marie Fine, NMD, FAAEM, is one of the world's leading authorities in environmental medicine. She is the medical director of Environmental Medicine Education International, LLC, a 1-year, post-graduate course for physicians in this emerging specialty. Fine is a licensed and board-certified naturopathic physician and has held licenses to practice medicine in Arizona and California for more than 20 years. Fine is a fellow of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and past vice president of the National Association of Environmental Medicine. She currently serves on the board of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium and as a science advisor to Made Safe. She is also the Founder of Fine Natural Products, LLC, a best-selling author, consultant to the personal care product industry, published author of numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals, and internationally recognized speaker. Fine is a former CPA and financial executive who graduated from the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame.