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Marc Halpern, DC, CAS, PKS

Leader of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States

Marc Halpern, DC, CAS, PKS

Leader of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States

Biography

Marc Halpern is founder and president of the California College of Ayurveda, the oldest school of Ayurvedic medicine in the United States. He is cofounder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the National Council on Ayurvedic Education, and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. He has written three textbooks used at colleges across the United States as well as the popular book, Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda. He is author of the #1 best-selling meditation CD in the United States and has coauthored several original research papers in the field of Ayurvedic Dermatology.

Dr. Halpern sits on the editorial boards of five different indexed journals and has received awards for his service to Ayurveda, including Best Ayurvedic Physician Award presented by the Indian Minister of Health and Welfare, the Dhanvantari Award for Excellence in Ayurvedic Practice, and the Caraka Award for Excellence in Ayurvedic Teaching by the American Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America.