DAVID RUSSELL, Ph.D. received his Degree in Models Of Consciousness from Denmark, his home country. He has practiced Holistic Medicine for the past 30 years. In 1974, he opened his first clinic in Denmark and in 1996 expanded to Tucson, Arizona and then to Reno, Nevada in 2000.
He received certification in Reflexology, Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Biochemistry, and Islamic Medicine from the Werner Hoferlin Institute in Germany, as well as certification in Kneipp Therapy from the German/Norwegian Naturheil Schule. David also became certified as an Ayurvedic Therapist through the American Institute of Vedic Studies. In addition, he received training in Anthroposophic Medicine in the Netherlands and there, worked with multi-handicapped children as a Homeopath and an Anthroposophic Therapeutic Teacher. David has studied and practiced with Masters of Tibetan Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Islamic Medicine and Homeopathy in Europe and Nepal. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Classical Medicine in England.
In the tradition of a Holistic Doctor, David has combined his medical practice with teaching. For 20 years, he has taught Classical Medical disciplines and Spiritual Psychology in Europe, Nepal and the United States. He is the Founding Member of the Danish Society for Integrated Medicine and was instrumental in establishing 3 major clinics for Integrated Medicine in Denmark. He also has worked for the Royal Danish College of Agriculture in Copenhagen on a research project in Homeopathy and is currently the North American Consultant for the Scandinavian Institute of Environmental Technology. In Tucson, he has taught at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
David is a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and is assistant to the Regional Minister for the St. Thomas More Region. He is an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Interfaith Theological Seminary. He worked at the Chaplains Ministry at Tucson Medical Center and at the Wilmot Federal Prison Tucson.
He is Founder and Director of the non-profit organization Caritas Traditionalis, an international project whose goal is to create self-sustainable medical presence in economically depressed communities.
David will speak with Lynn Wiese Sneyd, author, on Holistic Parenting And Cancer Prevention.