Prof Jennifer Jacobs


Prof Jennifer Jacobs

clinical assistant professor in epidemiology


TITLE: 30 Years of Homeopathic Research
- Lessons Learned

Jennifer Jacobs, MD, MPH is a clinical assistant professor in epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine. She is also a retired family practice physician who specialised in homeopathic medicine. Prof Jacobs received her MD degree from Wayne State University and has a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington.

She is a past-president of the American Institute of Homeopathy, has served on the advisory board of the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine, and co-founded the special interest group of the American Public Health Association on Complementary and Alternative Health Practices. Prof Jacobs has published numerous homeopathic research studies in peer-reviewed medical journals, such as Pediatrics, the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, and the European Journal of Integrative Medicine. She is also the co-author of Healing with Homeopathy and the author of several book chapters about alternative medicine. Her most recent book, Do You Really Need That Pill?, takes on the growing epidemic of over-medication.

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