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Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson has been a chiropractor, distinguished estrogen scholar at Tulane, medical nutritionist, and scientist, and has had the good fortune to work in team medical practices for over three decades. She has been able to apply the research that fate has allowed her to learn and sleuth, starting with a rotation in integrative medicine and endocrinology with Dr. Jonathan Wright in 1977. She presently teaches CME courses for MDs, pharmacists, NDs, chiropractors, and acupuncturists as well as the public. She has published peer-reviewed original dialysis research, coinvented a botanical/pharmaceutical drug, and is a thought leader in functional medicine with an emphasis on nutritional gastroenterology and endocrinology. She authored the best-selling book on the gut/body/mind/nutrition link (Healthy Digestion the Natural Way; Wiley), a breakthrough book on endocrine disruption (Hormone Deception; McGraw-Hill), a book on the science behind bioidentical hormones (Safe Hormones, Smart Women; Awakened Medicine), the only nutrition/hormone female reference book (Natural Answers for Women; Simon & Schuster), and a family guide for good eating with lots of pictures for the kids (Retraining Your Tongue; Awakened Medicine). And more! Devaki is appreciated for combining evidence-based science with unabashed humor. She is soon launching teaching modules.
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