Dr. Woodson Merrell, national leader of Integrative Internal Medicine and Enzymedica Scientific Advisor, is this year’s recipient of the Soukya Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Integrated Medicine. Bishop Desmond Tutu presented Merrell with this prestigious award at the Global Health Futures conference, sponsored by Great Britain’s Royal College of Medicine (to which Dr. Merrell was named the US Ambassador). Merrell was also invited to discuss the future of alternative medicine with Prince Charles.
For years, Dr. Merrell has lead a movement to transform conventional internal medicine, incorporating the best aspects of herbal medicine, acupuncture, nutrition, homeopathy and mind-body stress reduction. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing and chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center.
His second book, The Detox Prescription (Rodale, 2013), will be available in stores and online December 24, 2013. The work includes three, seven and 21-day plans for detoxing, including menus and over 100 detoxifying recipes – just in time for those New Year’s Resolutions!We’re very proud to call Dr. Merrell part of our team! Click here for information about the book and preorder details.