Susun S. Weed's Curriculum Vitae

Susun Weed's Press Kit


Ms Weed is included in Who's Who of Intellectuals and Outstanding People of the 20th Century. Her Six books -- which have won awards such as "Best Health Book of 2003" -- and her appearances -- worldwide -- have helped millions of women attain better health and become more powerful in themselves.

Ms Weed has no diplomas of any kind, having left high school in her junior year to pursue mathematics and artificial intelligence at UCLA, and having left there in her junior year to pursue life. She began studying her study of herbal medicine fifty years ago in 1965.

Her areas of focus are: folkloric herbalism, eco-herbalism, ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, philosophy and psychology of healing, comparative religion, and women's health/spirituality. She is especially interested in altered states of consciousness as they pertain to learning, healing, birthing, and dying; and the roles of plants in these states.

Ms. Weed has six best-selling books in print:
Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year
Healing Wise
New Menopausal Years, The Wise Woman Way
Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way
Down There: Sexual and Reproductive Health the Wise Woman Way
Abundantly Well: Seven Medicines
Her work has been translated into German, French, Dutch, Japanese, and Spanish.

Ms. Weed has published in peer-reviewed journals (Journal of Nurse-Midwifery), and writes regular columns for SageWoman (print magazine), Herbal Healer, and Aspire (online magazines).
She hosts three radio shows, including one of five year's duration at
Ms. Weed is a contributor to the Textbook of Botanical Medicine for Women (menopause), and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Women's Studies (herbalism, menopause, and nutrition).

She sits on many advisory boards such as the Oregon Menopause Project, Women of Wisdom Foundation, and Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Foundation. She's been on numerous radio and tv shows including Fresh Air Radio, National Public Radio, NBC News, ABC Nightline News, Prescription for Health, Ask the Family Doctor, Wisdom Channel, and America's Talking.

Susun S. Weed has instructed students at venues such as: Yale Nurse Midwifery School, State University of New York (Scholar-in-residence), Benedictine Hospital, Vassar Brothers Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Conn. Inst. for Herbal Studies, California School of Herbal Studies, New York Open Center, Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies, Florida School of Midwifery, American College of Nurse Midwives, University of Rhode Island, Uni. of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, Interface Institute, Sufi Order Healing School, Heart of the Goddess Center, John Bastyr Naturopathic College, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Blazing Star Herbal School, Natural Healing Institute, Rowe Confrence Center, and Self Heal Herbal Center.

She has also trained health-care professionals abroad at such prestigious schools as: The Kosmos/Amsterdam, Waikato College of Herbal Studies/New Zealand, Weg der Mitte/Berlin, Brustgesundheit Centrum/Germany, and Australasian Herbal College/Australia.

During the past decade Weed has been a featured teacher at: Green Nations Gathering, International Herb Symposium, Women's Herbal Conferences, American Herbalist's Guild conferences, Bioneers, HerbFest, Women's Botanical Medicine Conference, Pacific Northwest Herbal Symposium, Midwifery Today Conferences, Midwives Association of North America (MANA) conferences, American Wholistic Veterinarian Association meeting, and the Association of Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors conference.

Susun Weed is the founder of the Wise Woman Center (near Woodstock NY) and the Wise Woman University (online). She is the voice of the Wise Woman Tradition, which nourishes the wholeness of the unique individual.

Weed believes that herbal medicine is people's medicine and has devoted her life to reweaving the healing cloak of the Ancients. She is credited with first calling her work complementary medicine and continues to pioneer the concepts of integrative medicine, the medicine of the future.

Ms. Weed is an initiated member of the Wolf Clan and has been elected as a Peace Elder. Her encyclopedic knowledge, joyous spirit, dynamic personality, and information-rich website have made her a renowned voice in the herbal renaissance.
Ms. Weed's oeuvre is archived at the Lloyd Library in Ohio.

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