Dr. Melinda Ring serves as Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her medical training at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. At Northwestern, Dr. Ring directs medical trainee education and clinical and faculty fellowships in integrative medicine, founded the Cooking Up Health culinary medicine course, and researches nutrition and integrative strategies. She contributes to textbooks, research articles in the field of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine, has published several books on integrative medicine including The Natural Menopause Solution, and is a frequent contributor to news outlets. Dr. Ring also serves as vice-chair for the American Board of Integrative Medicine, on the Steering Committee of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Global Advances in Health and Medicine. In 2021 she received the Bravewell Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors in the field of integrative health.