Wayne Jonas, M.D. – Board Observer

Dr. Jonas is the Executive Director of Integrative Health Programs at Samueli Foundation, an effort supported by Henry and Susan Samueli to increase awareness of and access to integrative health.

Dr. Wayne Jonas is a practicing family physician, an expert in integrative health and health care delivery, a widely published scientific investigator and author of the book How Healing Works.
From 2001-2016, he was Chief Executive Officer of Samueli Institute, a nonprofit medical research organization supporting the scientific investigation of healing processes in the areas of stress, pain and resilience. Dr. Jonas was Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the NIH from 1995-1999, and prior to that served as Director of the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of the American Medical Association, Nature Medicine, Journal of Family Practice, Annals of Internal Medicine, and The Lancet.