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Dana Ullman
Dana Ullman, M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health, U.C. Berkeley), CCH (Certification in Classical Homeopathy) is "" and is widely recognized as the foremost spokesperson for homeopathic medicine in the U.S.

Dana Ullman's newest book, The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy, is a scholarly researched and popularly written book that confirms that many of the most famous people and cultural heroes of the past 200 years used, appreciated, and/or advocated for homeopathy, including 11 American presidents, 7 popes, Charles Darwin, Mother Teresa, Tina Turner, and many more. The Physician to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth wrote the foreword to this seminal work.

Dana Ullman co-authored America's most popular homeopathic guidebook, Everybody's Guide to Homeopathic Medicines (Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam, revised 2004), updated four times since its initial publication in 1984 (and published in eight languages).

He has authored several other books, including:

* Homeopathy A-Z (Hay House, 1999)
* Homeopathic Medicines for Children and Infants (Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam, 1992)
* The One-Minute (or so) Healer: More Wisdom from the Sages, the Rosemarys, & the Times (North Atlantic, 2004), a practical, lighthearted health guide that provides instruction on treating common ailments with a variety of natural healing strategies (and published in ten languages!).
* The Steps to Healing: Wisdom from the Sages, the Rosemarys, & the Times (Hay House, 1999)

Dana founded Homeopathic Educational Services, America's largest publisher and distributor of homeopathic books, tapes, software, and medicine kits.

Dana Ullman co-taught a ten-week course on homeopathy at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine from 1993 to 1995 and again in 1998. He also has served or has been asked to serve as an advisory board member to alternative medicine institutes at Columbia and University of Alaska schools of medicine. Dr. Andrew Weil's Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona asked Dana to develop their curriculum in homeopathy for their physician associate fellows.

Ullman lectures regularly at medical schools (UCSF, UC Davis, Stanford), and he has authored or co-authored chapters on homeopathy in medical textbooks, including:

• Homeopathic Medicine: Principles and Research, in Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine: Principles and Practice, edited by Allen M. Schoen, DVM, and Susan G. Wynn, DVM, PhD, New York: Mosby, 1998.

• Homeopathy (co-authored with Michael Loes, MD), in Weiner’s Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, edited by M. V. Boswell and B. E. Cole, 7th edition, New York: Taylor and Francis, 2006 (a leading textbook for physicians who specialize in pain management).

• Homeopathy for Primary and Adjunctive Cancer Therapy (co-authored with Menacham Oberbaum, MD, Iris Bell, MD, PhD, and Shepherd Roee Singer, MD), in Integrative Oncology, edited by Andrew Weil, MD and Donald Abrams, MD, published in March, 2009, by Oxford University Press.

He has written over 200 published articles in a variety of respected publications, including Western Journal of Medicine, Social Policy, The Futurist, Utne Reader, California Living (the Sunday magazine to the S.F. Chronicle and S.F. Examiner), as well as numerous health care and homeopathic journals.

Dana has also authored an e-book entitled Homeopathic Family Medicine: Evidence Based Nanopharmacology, which is a review of the homeopathic treatment of 100+ common ailments for which homeopathic medicines can be effectively used to treat. This e-book is frequently updated in its reference to and description of clinical research (this information is of value of health and medical professionals as well as anyone interested in "evidence-based" medicine).

Dana Ullman has been particularly effective in working with major institutions and getting them to change their attitudes and policies towards natural health care. He has organized successful conferences that were sponsored by the federal Department of Health & Human Services ("Holistic Health: Policies in Action," May, 1980) and U.C. Berkeley ("Conceptualizing Energy Medicine," March, 1981). He authored the San Francisco Foundation's Health Report, which changed the funding priorities of this major philanthropic institution (1978). He consulted on a research project sponsored by the California medical board that ultimately recommended many of his proposals. He has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization.

Dana Ullman has been the health book reviewer to the Utne Reader. He has served on the Advisory or Editorial boards of many popular magazine, including Natural Health, Let's Live, Whole Living, and remedies, as well as peer-review journals such as The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. He received a doctoral degree in homeopathy (D.H.M.) from the British Institute of Homeopathy.

Dana lives and practices homeopathy in Berkeley, CA., and he sees patients in his office as well as over the phone and Skype.

Entries by Dana Ullman

When Getting Arrested for Practicing Medicine without a License is a Good Thing

(8) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 12:22 PM

"The Constitution of this Republic should make special provision for medical freedom as well as religious freedom. To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and to deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic"...
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The FDA and Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

(23) Comments | Posted September 12, 2015 | 2:22 PM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is presently re-evaluating regulation of homeopathic medicines (1). Below is excerpt of the testimony provided to the FDA by Dana Ullman, MPH, CCH:


Before addressing the specific questions that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) poses in the Federal Register notice...

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How the AMA Got Rich & Powerful: "The AMA's Seal of Approval"

(6) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 7:01 PM

Adapted from an excerpt of "The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy" (Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2007)

History reveals that the American Medical Association (AMA) was dictatorially led for the first half of the 20th century by George H. Simmons, MD (1852-1937) and his protégé, Morris...

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Dysfunction at Wikipedia on Homeopathic Medicine

(64) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 7:25 PM

In April, 2014, I had the happenstance to run into Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, on the streets of Vancouver. I was there to lecture to a group of medical professionals, while he was attending the TED talks. I expressed my appreciation to him for creating Wikipedia. I also...

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Homeopathy and the Future of Medicine: A Report from the Future

(13) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 6:13 PM

This previously unpublished article was from a presentation made at the National Center for Homeopathy's Annual Conference, April, 1988, San Mateo, California. References to events occurring prior to 1988 are based on fact. All other events after this time are based on conjecture.

Captain's Log, Star Date April 29th, 2096....

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Gabriel Garcia Márquez and Homeopathic Medicine

(4) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 4:09 PM

Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014), the Colombian novelist and journalist who won the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, passed away on April 17, 2014. He is considered one of the greatest South American writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Perhaps the most well-known of his many novels is One Hundred...

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J.D. Salinger and His Love for Homeopathic Medicine

(184) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 2:18 PM

Jerome David Salinger (1919-2010), known as J.D. Salinger, gained his reputation as a result of his massively-popular novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and most recently was the subject of a documentary, simply entitled Salinger.

Salinger wrote a couple of other books after this and several acclaimed short stories....

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Lincoln and His Team of Homeopaths

(114) Comments | Posted December 23, 2012 | 4:21 PM

There is a wide body of evidence that Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) maintained a special interest in and appreciation for homeopathic medicine. It is therefore not surprising that many of Lincoln's advisors were users of and advocates for homeopathy.

Before Lincoln was elected president, in 1854 he was retained as a...

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Homeopathy Vindicated as Cost-Effective by Swiss Government

(2952) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 8:41 AM

In a story akin to "the mouse that roared," the Swiss government has determined that the very small doses commonly used in homeopathic medicine are both effective and cost-effective. Despite the impressive technological prowess of conventional medicine today, the Swiss government has determined that homeopathy is considerably more cost effective....

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The Swiss Government's Remarkable Report on Homeopathic Medicine

(804) Comments | Posted February 15, 2012 | 7:56 AM

The Swiss government has a long and widely-respected history of neutrality, and therefore, reports from this government on controversial subjects need to be taken more seriously than other reports from countries that are more strongly influenced by present economic and political constituencies. When one considers that two of the top...

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Disinformation on Homeopathy: Two Leading Sources

(784) Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 11:43 AM

A campaign of disinformation on homeopathic medicine has been very active in the United Kingdom and in the U.S., and my previous article provided some detail about this effort. It is next important to give specific examples of two leaders behind this disinformation.

Two of the leading antagonists...

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The Disinformation Campaign Against Homeopathy

(547) Comments | Posted September 14, 2011 | 11:14 AM

Homeopathic medicine is at present one of the leading alternative therapies practiced by physicians in Europe (particularly France, Germany, UK and Italy) and Asia, especially on the Indian subcontinent (EU Commission, 1997; Prasad, 2007). Since homeopathy's development as a medical specialty in the early 1800s, it has been a leading...

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Is it Unhealthy To Be Too Obsessed With Health?

(47) Comments | Posted June 8, 2011 | 5:17 PM

"A halo only has to fall a couple of inches to become a noose."
Farmer's Almanac

If there were an organization called Healthaholics Anonymous, it would probably be immensely popular. A growing number of people are becoming more than concerned about their health; they are becoming obsessed with it....

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Homeopathic Alternatives for Children with ADHD

(187) Comments | Posted May 19, 2011 | 6:21 AM

In 2004, American physicians wrote over 28 million prescriptions for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) drugs, and by 2008 alone, this number increased substantially to over 39 million. Despite these scary-high numbers of powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed for our children, The Washington Post reported on a large, multi-center, federally funded...

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Homeopathy For Radiation Poisoning

(388) Comments | Posted April 3, 2011 | 9:50 AM


A homeopath by the name of Emil Grubbe, M.D. (1875-1960) was the first person to use radiation to treat a person with cancer (Dearborn, 2005).

In January 1896, Grubbe was a student at the Hahnemann Medical College (of Chicago, a famous homeopathic medical school). He gave radiation treatment...

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The King's Homeopath?

(767) Comments | Posted February 27, 2011 | 11:25 AM

I believe what prevents men from accepting the homeopathic principles is ignorance, but ignorance is criminal when human lives are at stake. No honest man faced with the facts of homeopathy can refuse to accept it. He has no choice. When I had to face it, I had to become...
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Luc Montagnier, Nobel Prize Winner, Takes Homeopathy Seriously

(1083) Comments | Posted January 30, 2011 | 10:49 AM

Dr. Luc Montagnier, the French virologist who won the Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the AIDS virus, has surprised the scientific community with his strong support for homeopathic medicine.

In a remarkable interview published in Science magazine of December 24, 2010, (1) Professor Luc Montagnier, has expressed support...

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Homeopathic Medicine: My 'I Have a Dream' Speech

(20) Comments | Posted January 8, 2011 | 10:41 AM

In honor of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King...

Just prior to her death, Coretta Scott King went to Mexico to a hospital that specialized in alternative medicine. Her family told the media that she was specifically interested in homeopathic treatment. It is rarely surprising when "cultural heroes" seek...

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Exploring the Research on Homeopathic Treatment for Fibromyalgia

(770) Comments | Posted November 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM

Fibromyalgia is a chronic ailment without a known cause and without a safe, effective conventional medical treatment. However, the three to six million Americans who suffer with fibromyalgia will be pleased to know that several studies published in leading medical journals have found outstanding results from homeopathic treatment.


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Homeopathy: A Healthier Way to Treat Depression?

(1289) Comments | Posted September 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM

Depression lowers the spirits and drowns the eyes in sorrow, though tears aren't the only reason why depressed people sometimes can't see straight. Depression also caves in the chest, slumps the shoulders, and inhibits full breathing, usually forcing unhappy people to try to catch their breath by frequent sighing. It...

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