Meg Jordan, PhD, RN, NBC-HWC
Meg Jordan is Professor and Co-Chair of Integrative Health Studies at California Institute of Integral Studies, a clinical medical anthropologist, RN specializing in behavioral and integrative healing, national board-certified health and wellness coach, award-winning international health journalist, author, and President of Global Medicine Enterprises. Now an emeritus board member of the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching, her peer-reviewed journal articles on education and training of health coaches, coaching for diversity and the underserved, and the difference between coaching and psychotherapy rank in the top tier of cited publications. Serving as Co-President of the National Wellness Institute board, she received NWI’s Lifetime Achievement Award. On faculty for the Integrative Health Coaching program at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, and the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Meg’s innovative model for integrative health coaching has been adopted in India and China. Her grant-funded ethnographic research on health coaching for the homeless pioneered new methodologies for outreach. Her books include The Fitness Instinct, How to be a Health Coach: An Integrative Wellness Approach, Second Edition and Integrative Health Coaching: A Resource Guide for Navigating Complementary and Integrative Health.