The 21st-centruy paradigm shift in medicine from treatment to understanding the cause is analogous to the advances in bacteriology in the late 19th. Dr. Jeffery Bland, the father of functional medicine, leverages a lifetime of being on the cutting edge of research and practice in integrative medicine to provide a roadmap for good health by helping us understand the root causes of chronic… More »
Author Bio and Details
Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland is known as the "father of functional medicine," and over the past thirty-five years has taught more than 100,000 health-care practitioners around the globe. He has been a university biochemistry professor, a research director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the cofounder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/president of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Susan, and near his three sons and their families.