Our Team

Editors, Writers & Contributors

Jennifer Nieman, PharmD, BCPS - Editor

Natalie Yates, PharmD - Assistant Clinical Editor

Alicia Calvillo, BS - Director of Content Management

Kelly Daniels, BA - News Editor & Associate Content Manager

Jessica King, BA - Commercial Products Supervisor

Julie Conquer, PhD - Researcher & Writer

Darren Hein, PharmD - Researcher & Writer

Judith Marshall, RPh - Researcher & Writer

Gregory Heindel, PharmD - Researcher & Writer

Heather Petrie, MSc - Researcher & Writer

Forrest Batz, PharmD - Contributing Editor

Robert Bonakdar, MD - Contributing Editor

Valerie Martinez - Senior Content Specialist, Quality Assurance

Lou Ann Mansell - Senior Content Specialist, Quality Assurance

Rachelle Podesto - Senior Content Specialist, Quality Assurance

Amy Kucera - Senior Content Specialist

Letty López - Senior Industry Liaison & Spanish Translator

Shearaz Khan - Content Specialist, Quality Assurance

Melissa Cabrera - Content Specialist

Charisse Johnson - Content Specialist

Miral Gandhi - Content Specialist

Danielle Brager - Content Specialist

Janelle Jones - Content Specialist

Sochithra Chhun - Content Specialist

Jennifer Dillard - Content Specialist

Chantal Espiritu - Content Specialist

Scott Mills - Content Specialist

David Cotarta - Content Specialist

Kathleen Maher - Content Specialist

Kimberly Campos - Content Specialist

Alexandra Slavas - Content Specialist

Jacob Chacon - Content Specialist

Cynthia Magana - Content Specialist

Jolene Majidzadah - Content Specialist

Nick Sherman - Content Specialist

Vanessa Martinez - Content Specialist

Johnathan Lessard - Content Specialist

Jada Gianatasio - Content Specialist

Delphine Rajesky, PhD - French Translator

Silvia Gentili - Spanish Translator



Jeff M. Jellin, PharmD - Founder, NatMed

Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD - Co-Founder, Natural Standard

Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, MPhil - Co-Founder, Natural Standard


Editorial Board

Glen F. Aukerman, MD - Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, Nutrigenomic Family Medicine, St Rita's Medical Center

Jason Barker, ND - Private Practice

Brent A. Bauer, MD, FACP - Research Director, Integrative Medicine and Health, Mayo Clinic

Brynn Beals, MLS, AHIP - Library Program Manager, Franciscan Health System, St. Joseph Medical Center

Jim Beattie, MLIS, AHIP - Bio-Medical Library, University of Minnesota

Samuel D. Benjamin, MD, MD(H) - ROADS Community Care Clinic

Reid B. Blackwelder, MD - Professor and Director, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU

Heather Boon, BScPhm, PhD - Professor and Dean, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Robert Brown, MD, FACEP - The Paragon Practice

Robert T. Browne, MD, FAAFP - Private Family Practice

Jim Bulger, MLIS - Manager, Library Sciences, Allina Hospitals and Clinics

Kevin A. Clauson, PharmD - Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University

Alison Clement, MLIS, AHIP - Librarian, Marshall Community Health Library

Cathi Dennehy, PharmD, FCSHP - Health Sciences Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy

Vivian Dickerson, MD - Past President, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Medical Director, Hoag Women's Health Services, Hoag Hospital

Nancy Elder, MLS - Head Librarian, University of Texas Libraries / Life Science Library, University of Texas at Austin

Sarah Elsabagh, BSc, PhD - University of Texas at Austin

Joan Engebretson, DrPH, AHN-BC, RN, FAAN, FSfAA - Judy Fred Professor in Nursing, Department of Family Health, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston

Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD, FMEdSci, FSB, FRCP, FRCP(Edin.) - Emeritus Professor, University of Exeter

Rex Force, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS - Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Director of Research, Grants and Information Systems, Family Medicine Clinical Research Center, Idaho State University

Moshe A. Frenkel, MD - Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Texas, Integrative Oncology Consultants

Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University Medical Center

Mary L. Gillaspy, MLS, MS - Manager, Health Learning Centers, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Harley Goldberg, DO - Director of Integrative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente

Charlie Green, RPh - Green Bros Pharmacy, Past-President, American Pharmaceutical Association

Brian C. Harrington, MD, MPH, FAAFP - Past Program Director, Darnall Family Medicine Residency Program, Current Teaching Faculty, Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Amy Heck Sheehan, PharmD - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Pamela Hemrajani Ramer, DC, PhD - Santa Monica Chiropractic Clinic

Maggie Heran, MLIS - Executive Director, Lloyd Library and Museum, Historical Research Center for the Natural Health Movement

Alex Herrlein, MLIS - Lloyd Library and Museum, Historical Research Center for the Natural Health Movement

B. Mark Hess, MD, FACP - Associate Clinical Professor, Wright State University School of Medicine

Michael Heyd, AHIP - Director, Medical Library, Susquehanna Health

David Kiefer, MD - Clinical Faculty, Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington

Catherine D. Kirkwood (McCaleb), MPH - Project Director, Academic Affairs, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Amy Knehans, MLIS, AHIP - Clinical Outreach, Liaison & Instruction Librarian, Penn State Hershey George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library

Diane Kraft, MS, RD, LDN - Alvernia University

Brian Lawenda, MD - Founder, IntegrativeOncology-Essentials.com

Thomas L. Lenz, PharmD, MA, PAPHS, FACLM - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Director, CVD/Diabetes Risk Reduction Programs, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University

David C. Leopold, MD, DABFM - Director, Integrative Medical Education, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine

DeDe Leshy, MLIS, MS - Senior Medical Librarian, Cedars-Sinai Medical Library, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Bill Lundmark, MLIS, MA - Electronic Resources Librarian, Touro-Harlem Medical Library, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ann M. Lynch, BSPharm, PharmD, AE-C - Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University

Alan T. Marty, MD - Deaconess Hospital Resource Center for Healthy Living

Stephen McKernan, BSc Pharm, ND, DO, FAAFP - Conroe Family Practice Residency Program

Ashwin Mehta, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Jorg Melzer, MD, MPH - University Hospital Zurich

Barbara Miller, PharmD - Kaiser Permanente

Ben Mills, MD, MPH

Shri Kant Mishra, MD, MS, ABMS FAAN, FNAA, FANA - Professor of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Director of Neuromuscular Program, VA GLA and Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Clinical Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of  Medicine, UCLA

Shiraz Mishra, MD, MPH - Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology / Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore - School of Medicine

Margaret Moutseous, BA, MSLS - Manager, Herman M. Baker., M.D. Memorial Library, St. Mary's Medical Center

Troy Nelson, PharmD, DO, MPH, BCCP, FACP - Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Pikeville College

Susan A. Nyanzi, DrPH, MPH, CHES, ACSM - Professor, Walden University

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH - The Institute for Complementary & Alternative Medicine, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Dan Perri, BSc.Pharm, MD, FRCPC - Assistant Professor, Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Amy M. Pick, PharmD, BCOP - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University

Sara Pimental, MLIS, AHIP - Senior Consultant, Clinical Library, Kaiser Permanente

Todd D. Porter, PhD - Associate Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

John Redwanski, PharmD - Change Healthcare

David E. Rosenthal, MD, FACP - Abington Memorial Hospital

Michael Rotblatt, MD, PharmD, FACP - UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Basil Don Roufogalis, MPharm, PhD, DSc - Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney

Andrew L. Rubman, ND - Clinic Director, Southbury Clinic for Traditional Medicines

Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH - Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego

David Shannahoff-Khalsa - The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Diego

Kelly Shields, PharmD - Assistant Dean, Director of Pharmacy Student Services, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Ohio Northern University

Victor S. Sierpina, MD - W.D. and Laura Nell Nicholson Family, Professor in Integrative Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD - Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona

Lisa Travis, MS, EdS - Clinical Informationist, Emory University          

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, FCSHP - Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Medication Outcomes Center, University of California at San Francisco, School of Pharmacy

John Weeks, MD - University of Maryland

Mary Wilson, PhD, RD - Eastern Kentucky University

Raul Zimmerman, MD - Family Practice Residency Program, Halifax Medical Center