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The Natural Nurse Biography

Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, AHG, AHN-BC, The Natural Nurse® has been involved in Natural Medicine since 1973, when she directed a program in Ethnobotany at Cochise College in Douglas, Arizona. Dr. Kamhi attended Rutgers and Cornell Universities, sat on the Panel of Traditional Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical School, and is a medical school instructor in  Botanical Pharmacology.

Ellen was nominated for the March of Dimes, Woman of Distinction, 2004 and received the J.G. Gallimore award for research in science. A respected authority in the field of natural healing, Dr. Kamhi is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), is nationally board certified as an advanced holistic nurse (AHN-BC), and works to bring together a body of modern and ancient practices and philosophies that use less invasive, less toxic, natural techniques to enhance wellness.

Along with Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND Ellen heads Natural Alternative Health, Education and Multimedia Services, and leads EcoTours For Cures™, which brings participants to indiginous areas to experience the ancient healing arts of traditional cultures. Ellen is the author of Cycles of Life, Herbs for Women, The Natural Guide to Great Sex, WEIGHT LOSS- the Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide and co-author with Dr. Zampieron of The Natural Medicine Chest and Arthritis, The Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide.

Ellen is often quoted in numerous print media including Marie Clare, Latina, Self, Woman’s World, National Examiner, Cosmopolitan and Glamour.  She appears daily on radio/TV  and provides personal health consultations. She is on the Peer Review Editorial Board of several journals/organizations, including: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Natural Medicine Journal , Natural Standard Database.  In addition, Dr. Kamhi is a long time member of Nature's Answer's professional team, and participates in the design and development of herbal and nutritional products.