Author of The Little Book of Healthy Beauty, Hailed as “World Expert” in the Field of Natural Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Co-Author of The Textbook of Natural Medicine, Adjunct Professor at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food & Health
Hailed as a ‘world expert’ by Dr. Mehmet Oz on the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Pina LoGiudice is truly a well-recognized expert in the field of natural medicine.
Dr. LoGiudice graduated from Bastyr University, the leading accredited university for science-based natural medicine. She completed five years of training in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture.
Before naturopathic school, she received her Bachelor’s degree and completed her pre-medical studies at the University of Rochester. Dr. LoGiudice then went on as a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. In the clinical neuroendocrinology branch of the Institute of Mental Health at NIH, she researched the mechanisms of mind-body neuro-hormonal regulation. After medical school, Dr. LoGiudice completed a specialty internship in pediatric medicine and women’s health.
Dr. LoGiudice is a member of the Holistic Moms Association, Holistic Pediatric Association, American Association for Naturopathic Physicians and is a Diplomat in Acupuncture. She is a past board member, secretary and Vice-President of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Dr. Pina LoGiudice is licensed as an acupuncturist in the State of New York, and is considered a naturopathic doctor in the State of Washington, where naturopathic doctors are licensed to practice medicine. Dr. LoGiudice enjoys working with various conditions – and especially enjoys helping each woman prepare her body for pregnancy and works extensively with natural and Chinese medicines for children’s best health.
Dr. LoGiudice is a co-author in the third edition of the Textbook of Natural Medicine and recently authored an original chapter on Pregnancy and Primary Prevention for the upcoming fourth edition of the Textbook, where she teaches other physicians how to prevent disease by modifying the prenatal environment through natural means.
She is on the adjunctive faculty staff at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health in Manhattan and has taught at New York University. She has recently been published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, writing about the benefits of garlic for children’s health. She has lectured nationally at the Integrative Health Symposium (formerly CAM Expo) in both New York City and Los Angeles.
Considered a natural medicine expert, Dr. LoGiudice has been asked to appear on national TV (FOX), where she instructed Dr. Mehmet Oz the benefits of herbal antibiotics on the Dr. Oz Show. She has been interviewed on the Hallmark Channel, as well as been called upon as an expert on local television (News12 Long Island), radio (Z-100’s ‘The Parenting Factor’ and ‘On the Air with Dr. Fratellone’, 1600AM), and national web media (SustainLane, Education.com). As an expert consultant, Dr. Pina also writes articles about natural health for Earth Mama Angel Baby, a company that formulates natural products for pregnancy and early motherhood.
Dr. Pina’s newest inspiration is creating The BirthPlan,™ www.The9MonthPlan.com a unique and completely original seminar series approach towards teaching women about healthy pregnancy and birthing.
With daughter Sophia born in April of 2008, Dr. Pina enjoys being a holistic mom, creating meals at home, and experiencing different cuisines with her husband Peter. She also likes to travel to new places and exercise.