Spirituality & Herbal Medicine with Guest Tieraona Low Dog, MD – The Smart Human Podcast Episode #21

Dr. Low Dog is an internationally recognized expert in dietary supplements, herbal medicine, women's health, and integrative medicine. In addition to her continued work as a clinician and educator, Dr. Low Dog has engaged in national health policy and regulatory issues for more than two decades. In 2000, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, followed by a 3-year appointment to the Advisory Council
for the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Dr. Low Dog has been the elected Chair of four United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Dietary Supplements and botanical expert panels from 2000 until the present.
A prolific scholar, Dr. Low Dog has published 50 research articles in medical/science journals, written 25 chapters for medical textbooks, authored four books with National Geographic, and is the co-editor for Integrative Women’s Health by Oxford University Press. She was a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Fellowship Director for the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine from 2008-2014, served as the Founding Fellowship Director for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine from 2015-2017, and was a Founding Board Member for the American Board of Physician Specialties Board of Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Low Dog’s many honors of distinction include Time magazine’s “Innovator in Complementary and Alternative Medicine” (2001), Bioneer’s Outstanding Contribution to Medicine Award (2001), NPR’s People’s Pharmacy award (2010), New York Zen Center’s "Contemplative Care Award" (2013), "Herbal Insight Award" from American Herbal Products Association (2015), Scripps Lifetime Achievement Award (2017), Nutrition Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2017), and the American Botanical Council’s Fredi Kronenberg Award for Excellence in Research in Botanicals for Women’s Health (2018).
Founding Director of Medicine Lodge Ranch: A Natural Medicine Academy in Pecos, New Mexico, Dr. Low Dog also currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Healthy Lifestyle Brands, LLC, and is a consultant with MegaFood supplement company.