Michael Traub, ND

Lokahi Health Center, USA

 

Michael Traub, ND graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1981. Since 1986, Dr. Traub has been director of an integrative healthcare center in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. He is board certified in naturopathic oncology and homeopathy. Dr. Traub was the first naturopathic physician in contemporary times to be appointed to a hospital staff – North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) in 1996. From 2001-2003, Dr. Traub served as President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). In 2006 he was honored by the AANP as “Physician of the Year.” Dr. Traub has held numerous other leadership positions within the naturopathic profession.  Dr. Traub’s research includes homeopathic growth factors in HIV and AIDS, integrative breast cancer treatment, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, Impact of Vitamin D3 Dietary Supplement Matrix on Clinical Response, and Elderberry Extract for Prevention of Influenza. He has presented at numerous medical conferences, including the 1999 International Conference on HIV/ AIDS in Paris. He is the author of two textbooks of dermatology, has contributed to several other textbooks of integrative medicine and serves on the editorial board of the Natural Medicine Journal. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium and was co-author of the “Final Report of the National Policy Dialogue to Advance Integrated Health Care: Finding Common Ground, 2001- 2002, and “The Affordable Care Act & Beyond:  A Stakeholder Conference on Integrated Healthcare Reform,” September 2010.”  Dr. Traub’s health policy interest is in non-discrimination in integrative healthcare.  He enjoys triathlon training, yoga and mindfulness meditation.