Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH | Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH

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Position / Title: 
Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Institution: 
University of Michigan Medical Center (Department of Urology)

“Dr. Moyad is arguably the world’s leading medical expert on dietary supplements, but he’s not quick to recommend them to everyone.” (from the Editors of Prevention Magazine & the Book What Doctor’s Eat, 2013).

Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH, occupies an endowed position created and funded entirely by the patients he has helped over the past 20+ years.  He is the Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center (Department of Urology).  Mark is the co-author or author of 10 books including 2 more books coming out in 2014. He is the primary author of over 130 published medical journal articles and he is the former editor-in-chief of the medical journal “Seminars in Preventive & Alternative Medicine” by Elsevier. He has and/or continues to consult for government agencies and diverse public and private businesses, and appears regularly in major magazines and television shows devoted to health in the U.S. 

Mark created the Promoting Wellness campaign, which involves teaching materials that focus on lifestyle changes and objective dietary supplement advice, which is and has been utilized by Abbott Pharmaceuticals and Dietary Supplement companies, clinicians and patients from Australia to Canada to Europe to South Africa for over 10 years.  For the past 15+ years, Dr. Moyad has also volunteered weekly for national and local patient advocacy groups.

In 2012 Dr Moyad also became the founder and President of the Promoting Wellness non-profit foundation whose primary purpose is to improve access and the health and well being of indigent patients around the world (“to practice random acts of medical kindness”).