The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is happy to welcome acclaimed author and speaker Dr. Jonathan Wright as a keynote speaker at our Fall Conference and Trade Show. Dr. Wright will be the first presenter on Saturday, November 4, during the Optimal Health Through Integrative Medicine, General Session. He will speak on the topic of, Testosterone and Few Other Therapies for Older Men: Safe and Effective Use.
Dr. Wright is the Medical Director of the Tahoma Clinic where he has his full-time family practice. Upon achieving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and medical degree from University of Michigan, he successfully completed his residency at Group Health Hospital in Seattle, Washington. Within Dr. Wright's family practice, preventive medicine, nutritional medicine, biochemistry, as well as allergy research are emphasized. Dr. Wright is a leader in the field of complementary medicine as he combines allopathic medicine with an extensive naturopathic medical program. He applies his medical expertise in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic diseases. Under the guidance of Dr. Wright, Tahoma Clinic is staffed with medical doctors, naturopathic physicians, a traditional Chinese doctor (acupuncture), as well as nutritionists and allergists.
Awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, Dr. Wright currently strives to establish a hospital that is medically staffed by both allopathic and naturopathic physicians. This project is an attempt to promote the advancement of medicine and to better serve the patient community. Dr. Wright's commitment to the medical research and to serve as a patient advocate led him to be the President of the National Health Federation. NHF was founded in 1955 to promote freedom of choice in health care and to maintain the First Amendment rights of Americans to freely disseminate health-care information. It is upon this premise that Dr. Wright practices medicine, utilizing vast resources of medical information with respect to research, empirical evidence, and patient concern.
Dr. Wright is internationally known for his medical publications, two texts achieving best selling status; "Book of Nutritional Therapy" and "Guide to Healing with Nutrition". His most recent books are "Natural Hormone Replacement for Women over 45", "Maximize Your Vitality and Potency for Men over 40", "The Natural Pharmacy", and "The Patient's Book of Natural Healing." As a columnist, Dr. Wright authors Nutrition and Healing, a monthly newsletter that emphasizes nutritional medicine in medical practice. Additionally, he wrote regular articles for Prevention magazine from 1976 to 1986 and Let's Live magazine from 1986 to 1996. Dr. Wright continues to publish articles among other publications. Currently, he lectures nationwide on various topics. These include, among many others; nutritional medicine, natural hormone replacement for men and women, the natural treatment of cardiovascular diseases, adrenal diseases, childhood asthma, and with it's revival in 1999, the use of histamine therapy in Multiple Sclerosis.
Jonathan V. Wright, MD is a board member of various organizations, such as the American Preventive Medical Association (APMA) and International College of Advanced Longevity Medicine (ICALM), and participates in multiple health care associations, including the American College for Advancement in Medicine, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and others.