Curiosity Expert: Andrew Weil, M.D.
Best-Selling Author, Speaker & Integrative Medicine Thought-Leader
Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind and spirit. Dr. Weil is also the Director of Integrative Health at Miraval Life in Balance Resort in Tucson, Arizona. His newest book is Spontaneous Happiness, released in November, 2011.
Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, where he is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Health and the Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology. Dr. Weil received both his medical degree and his undergraduate AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard University.
Dr. Weil is an internationally-recognized expert for his views on leading a healthy lifestyle, his philosophy of healthy aging, and his critique of the future of medicine and health care. Approximately 10 million copies of Dr. Weil's books have been sold, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Eating Well for Optimum Health, The Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Aging, and Why Our Health Matters.
Dr. Weil has also partnered with restaurateur Sam Fox to open a series of True Food Kitchen restaurants in California and Arizona focusing on making healthy eating a flavorful and satisfying experience. His newest book, a cookbook featuring recipes from the True Food Kitchen restaurants, will be published in October 2012.
Online, he is the editorial director of DrWeil.com, the leading web resource for healthy living based on the philosophy of integrative medicine. He can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Dr. Weil's Daily Health Tips blog.
See a comprehensive list of Dr. Weil's sites and information: about.me/DrWeil