Kurt Beil, ND, LAc, MPH, is a research investigator at National University of Natural Medicine’s (NUNM) Helfgott Research Institute. Beil holds a master’s degree in public health focused on the benefits of green space. He has taught at NUNM and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), has been an advisor to the Children & Nature Network’s “Nature Research Database,” and was founding cochair of the Nature & Health subcommittee of the Intertwine Alliance in Portland. Beil maintains naturopathic and Chinese medicine practices in Sandy, Oregon, and the Hudson River Valley region of New York. His website is drkurtbeil.com.