During the 20th annual NBJ Summit awards dinner at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the Nutrition Business Journal announced that Dr. Tieraona Low Dog has been awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact or contribution to the nutrition and supplement industry during their career. Dr. Low Dog is Tieraona is recognized as one of the leading experts in integrative medicine, particularly in the area of women’s health.
Several of Dr. Low Dog’s key accomplishments include:
- Appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the White House Commission for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy and then appointed by Secretary Thompson to the advisory council for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
- Founding member of the American Board Physician Specialties of Integrative Medicine and the Academy of Women’s Health.
- Chair of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Dietary Supplements Admission Evaluation Committee (2010-2014). USP promotes the public health by developing and disseminating quality standards and information for Dietary Supplements, Healthcare delivery, and related products and practices.
- Published more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles, authored 22 chapters for medical textbooks and numerous books including Women’s Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine; National Geographic’s Life is Your Best Medicine, Healthy at Home and Fortify Your Life. She co-authored National Geographic’s Guide to Medicinal Herbs and The Botanical Safety Handbook (2nd edition) and was co-editor for Integrative Women’s Health by Oxford University Press.
Learn about past Lifetime Achievement Award winners .