Our Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of practitioners with decades of experience in integrative and holistic medicine. Our board members come from a variety of disciplines and areas of expertise including women’s health, environmental medicine, cardiovascular health, dermatology, and oncology. These practitioners are an invaluable resource for Gaia Herbs, helping us stay abreast of current issues and developments in the medical community, conducting clinical trials and research studies on Gaia Herbs products, providing consultation and advice on product development, and assisting in our educational efforts through the writing of research articles and serving as speakers at webinars and lectures.
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Beverly Yates, NDContinue
Professional Background: Dr. Beverly Yates, ND is a California licensed doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a 1994 graduate of…
Jill Stansbury, NDContinue
Professional Background: Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician and an accomplished writer/author, speaker, and teacher. With more than…
Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNOContinue
Professional Background: Dr. Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been a…
Mary Bove, NDContinue
Director of Medical Education Dr. Mary Bove brings more than 40 years of herbalism experience and 25 years of…
Michael Traub, NDContinue
Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1981. Since 1986, Dr.…
Founder As one of North America’s most respected herbalists and botanical researchers, Richard “Ric” Scalzo has more than 25…
Wendy Warner, MD
Dr. Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as in integrative holistic medicine. She attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis medical school, and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, where she was chief resident. She has also been the chair of the department of OB/GYN at two hospitals in suburban Philadelphia, and was the medical director of the Holistic Medicine Center at St Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, PA. She is the founder and director of Medicine In Balance, LLC in suburban Philadelphia, where she provides integrative holistic women’s health services, as well as integrative medicine consultations for women, men and teens.
She is a nationally known lecturer and teacher, and a past president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). She has been on the board of directors of ABIHM for a decade, and has helped the organization certify thousands of physicians in integrative holistic medicine.
She is frequently sought out as a thought leader by the press and has been quoted in Ladies Home Journal, Women’s Day and other popular magazines. She was also an invited guest on the Dr Oz Show, discussing a Functional Medicine approach to menopausal management.
Areas of Expertise:
Women’s healthcare, menopause management including bioidentical hormone prescribing, hormone balancing throughout the lifespan, autoimmune disorders and other immune dysregulation conditions, adrenal dysfunction, and a functional medicine approach to other chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and thyroid dysfunction.
She is the coauthor of Boosting Your Immunity for Dummies (published March 2013), and contributed a chapter to the Textbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.