Mark Moyad, M.D., M.P.H.

Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Preventive & Alternative Medicine


Dr. Moyad’s mission is to promote a greater attention to comprehensive lifestyle changes to improve overall mental, physical, and spiritual wellness along with contributing to more objective education on dietary supplements, OTC, and other potential health options.  This has been the focus of his research, writings, and lectures his entire career.  He occupies an endowed position, which was originally created and funded by the individuals he has empowered over the past 25+ years.  He is the Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Education at the University of Michigan Medical Center in the Department of Urology.  This was one of the first endowments of its kind created for a doctor at a major medical center.  Dr. Moyad has always considered himself to be first, and foremost, a public health educator with an expertise in clinical/medical epidemiology.  Mark received his medical education from the University of South Florida College of Public Health and the Wayne State University School of Medicine.  He is the primary author of over 150 medical journal publications on lifestyle changes and supplements, the past editor-in-chief of the medical journal Seminars in Preventive & Alternative Medicine, past CAM course director for a variety of medical societies, continues to be a guest editor and provide peer review for multiple medical journals, and he has given 1000s of lectures around the world to the public and health care professionals in virtually every medical specialty and major medical center.  Mark is the author or co-author of 15 academic and consumer books, and now interviews other health experts on a variety of global wellness topics to enhance notable health care professional and patient education sources.  He is also honored to be the moderator of one of the largest patient conferences held twice a year in Los Angeles, CA, and has provided educational clinical research updates for the last 20+ years to health care professionals and national patient advocacy groups.  He has been a consultant and/or interviewed for most major magazines, websites, radio, and television shows devoted to health in the U.S. and appears regularly on a variety of network news/programs. Dr. Moyad also loves running, resistance exercise in moderation, artichokes, his wife Mia and kids, any University of Michigan Athletic team when they are winning, and their dog “Grazie”, but of course not in that specific order.