Professor Meg Jordan PhD, RN, CWP, is a woman who has motivated millions to live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Author, speaker, international health journalist, registered nurse and a clinical medical anthropologist, Meg is one of the most recognized names in health and wellness reporting. She is Chair of a growing department at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco that offers an M.A. in Integrative Health Studies, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Somatic Psychology, and a PhD in Human Sexuality.
As Professor of Integrative Health Studies, Meg teaches Integrative Wellness Coaching, Global Health, Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine, and Integrative Seminar. Her specialities include behavioral change and integrative medicine practice across multiple disciplines.
Dr. Jordan is also known as the “Global Medicine Hunter” for numerous news syndicates, radio broadcasts on Health Radio Network, and was former host of “Healthy Living on Global TV along with numerous specials for NBC “Today,” Discovery and CNN.
Her recent books include How to be a Health Coach, The Fitness Instinct and a forthcoming Adventures of a Global Medicine Hunter.
Meg searches the globe for healing remedies, traveling to remote and exotic places, confirming the best of traditional practices with modern science. Consulting with numerous companies on the selection and preservation of native plants for natural products, Meg has investigated the therapeutic benefits of Trumpet Leaf, Red Reishi, Ashwaghanda, and Chinese Club Moss. She works with several NGOs in sustaining indigenous culture and native medicine. As president of Global Health Media, a health research and communications firm, she is a sought-after media commentator and seminar presenter for health, fitness, holistic practices and cultural trends.
As former Director of Integrative Practice for the Health Medicine Institute in northern California, she specialized in behavioral medicine and interactive guided imagery. Her syndicated columns and television reports cover health, wellness, integrative medicine, indigenous healing traditions and cultural trends and have appeared columns around the world. She has taught at the Institute of Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University, and guest lectured at UCLA, University of British Columbia, and several other colleges.
She in on the Leadership Team of the National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches, and is President-Elect of National Wellness Institute.She enjoys spreading a message of well-being, while sailing, hiking, and serving on many rewarding volunteer projects.