Herb Joiner-Bey, N.D.
Naturopathic Physician


·        Experienced primary-care natural health practitioner

o       Specialization in classical homeopathy, therapeutic nutrition, Western botanical medicine, and the conventional treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

o       Strong focus on emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of healing.

·        Dynamic professional educator and seminar leader

o       Seasoned and polished public speaker who has conducted seminars for medical colleges and professional associations across the Nation.

o       Has trained thousands of health care professionals in the philosophy and clinical application of modern, scientifically-verified natural medicine.

o       Works comfortably and effectively with broadcast media.

·        Enjoys the richness of working in ethnically diverse environments in which all perspectives and traditions are respected and maintains sensitivity to the cultural uniqueness of persons being served.

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AUTHOR, CONSULTANT, & EDUCATOR in NATURAL MEDICINE 
     Present

·        Researches and writes scientific monographs on natural medicine topics for health care professionals and the public.

·        Advises and conducts technical literature research for manufacturers of high-quality products in the nutriceutical industry.

·        Serves as guest speaker on natural medicine for radio talk shows  across the Nation.

·        Conducts continuing education seminars in natural medicine for pharmacists, chiropractors, and other health care professionals.

·        Conducts presentations on natural approaches to preventive medicine for the public.

·        Serves as scientific editor for the International Journal of Integrative Medicine, HealthSmart Magazine, and Health Security Newsletter.

·        Serves as instructor for the post-graduate Nutrition Diplomate program of Logan Chiropractic College, St. Louis, Missouri.

·        Serves as adjunct professor of advanced naturopathic therapeutics and classical homeopathy, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA.

STD CLINICIAN / EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SPECIALIST 
    
1991-94

Diamond Head Health Center, Department of Health, State of Hawaii, Honolulu

·        Examined patients from all over the world for signs of sexually-transmitted diseases.

·        Conducted microscopic studies and other tests on specimens taken during exams.

·        Treated diagnosed patients using conventional pharmaceutical medicines according to clinical findings and CDC guidelines.

·        Counseled patients on safer and more responsible sexual practices.

·        Educated the Polynesian community about STDs on local television.

INSTRUCTOR, HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
    
1991-92

Tai Hsuan Foundation College of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

·        Tailored a one-year course in western anatomy and physiology to the needs of students of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

·        Prepared lesson plans, presented lectures, and administered exams.

NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN                                                               1985-91

Private practice, Seattle, WA

·        Served as family care private practice physician, integrating conventional diagnostic methods with natural therapeutics.

·        Specialized in classical homeopathy, therapeutic nutrition, and Western botanical medicine.

·        Pioneered the application of natural medicine to the treatment of AIDS:

o       Researched and co-authored a critically-acclaimed scholarly review of the naturopathic alternative perspective on AIDS.

o       Organized and presented free seminars for the public on alternative approaches to AIDS.

o       Co-founded and co-facilitated the first Seattle HIV/AIDS support group emphasizing holistic answers to the emotional, spiritual, and medical needs of patients.

o       Served as a founding board member of the People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN), Seattle-based non-profit organization dedicated to the control and eradication of AIDS from communities of color.

EDUCATION

·        Graduate, Professional Course in Classical Homeopathy, International Foundation for Homeopathy, 1986.

·        N.D. (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine), Bastyr University, Seattle, WA, 1985.

·        B.A., Physics with Mathematics minor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1968. 

PUBLICATIONS

·        Co-author, “Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.” Textbook of Natural Medicine, Seattle, WA: Bastyr University Publications, 1986.

·        Author, “Water: The Most Basic Nutrient and Therapeutic Agent.” Textbook of Natural Medicine. (Harcourt, 2003)

·        Co-author, Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Medicine (Harcourt, 2002)

·        Co-editor, The Advanced Guide to Longevity Medicine, 2001.

·        Co-author, Water: The Foundation of Youth, Health, and Beauty (ImpaktHealth, 2002)

·        Author, The Healing Power of Flax (Freedom Press, Autumn,  2002)

·        Co-author, HealthQuest Database CD-ROM, a compendium of scientific monographs on nutrients, botanical medicines, drug-nutriceutical interactions, and health disorders for professionals.

·        Numerous magazine articles for professionals and the public concerning the latest scientific research in this field.

 

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