About Joel M. Evans, MD

Joel Evans, MD, a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer, is the Director of The Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT. In addition to serving as Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Institute for Functional Medicine, he also serves as the IFM Liaison to the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy.

He continues to be the “external lead” of the IFM Advanced Practice Module in Hormone Health since its inception in 2011 and is one of their most seasoned educators. He is also the Chief Medical Officer for HealthPointe Solutions, which specializes in the use of Artificial Intelligence in medicine. Dr. Evans was honored to speak at the United Nations on the topic of Prenatal Origins of Violence, and he serves as UN Representative and Chief Medical Advisor for OMAEP – World Organization of Prenatal Education Associations.

His book on the holistic approach to pregnancy, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook, has received widespread critical acclaim and media attention. In addition, he is a member of the senior faculty of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. Dr. Evans is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and is recognized as the first physician in Connecticut to be Board Certified in both Integrative Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has a special interest in Breast Cancer, and as the Medical Director of the Keep-A-Breast Foundation, brings the latest information on cancer risk assessment and prevention to his patients.

Dr. Evans serves as a peer reviewer for the journals Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine and Global Advances in Health and Medicine and is a member of the editorial advisory board of Holistic Primary Care. He is a former Director of two nationally known organizations focused on pregnancy, Childbirth Connection and the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, for which he continues to serve as their medical Director. Having pursued studies in spirituality, metaphysics, and personal transformation for many years, Dr. Evans has recently created a core curriculum designed to share ancient spiritual wisdom with others in order to help bring health and happiness into their lives.

Subjects Covered

FM: Assimilation FM: Communication The Art and Science of Coaching