For more than 35 years, David S. Jones, MD has practiced as a family physician with emphasis in functional and integrative medicine. After serving as President of The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) from 2000 to 2013, he is now President Emeritus of the Board of Directors. Dr. Jones is recognized for his expertise in the areas of functional nutrition and lifestyle changes for optimal health and healthy aging and is the recipient of the 1997 Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award. He is the former President of the Independent Physician Association of Southern Oregon (IPASO), where he served for seven years representing the majority of physicians in the Southern Oregon area. Recently he has served as a scholar at the Institute for Integrative Health in Baltimore, Maryland. His project title is “A Coherent Architecture for 21st Century Clinical Practice and Medical Education.
Dr. Jones is editor-in-chief and co-author of the Textbook of Functional Medicine, published in 2005 and 2010, and authored Healthy Changes, a patient-centered 16-week workbook that focuses on healthy habits. He was lead author of 21st Century Medicine: A New Model for Medical Education and Practice.