2011 Honorary Membership Recipient
Gladys McGarey, MD (inducted at 2011 Congress)
Mother of Holistic Medicine & Founder/President
American Holistic Medical Association & Gladys Taylor McGarey Medical Foundation
Nu Nu Chapter
Scottsdale, Ariz., USA
Gladys Taylor McGarey, MD, MD(H), has been a family physician for more than 60 years. She is board certified in Holistic and Integrated Medicine. She is internationally known for her pioneering work in holistic medicine, natural birthing and the physician-patient partnership. She was the co-founder of the American Holistic Medical Foundation. She is known as the Mother of Holistic Medicine. Her work through her foundation, The Gladys Taylor McGarey Medical Foundation, has helped expand the knowledge and application of holistic principles through scientific research and education. She and her Foundation are currently actively involved in health care reform. Their recently published position papers that articulate a new vision for health care are widely distributed. She is author of three books, The Physician Within You, Born To Live and Living Medicine.