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Stephen Barrie  

Physician, Entrepreneur, Scientist, Researcher, and NYT Best Selling Author

Dr. Stephen Barrie is an internationally recognized physician, clinical medical researcher, lecturer, inventor, author and entrepreneur.

Dr. Barrie is currently an executive with Viome – the microbiome company that will make chronic illness a choice. Dr. Barrie was in clinical practice during the mid 1980’s as co-founder of the Great Smokies Medical Center, specializing in integrative medicine and clinical ecology. GSMC was the first large integrated anti-aging medical center in the United States.

He is the founder and former CEO/Chairman of Genova Diagnostics (www.gdx.net), the world’s largest Functional Medicine clinical reference laboratory for physicians (offices in 8 countries and over 1,000 employees), which he started in 1986 to advance natural medicine and the scientific research of integrative and anti-aging medicine around the world. Dr. Barrie developed and patented many of the present day laboratory tests used for understanding the root causes of many chronic diseases.

Dr. Barrie is considered an expert in the field of Precision Medicine –- identifying an individual’s genetic susceptibility to disease; how a person will respond to a particular treatment; and what is the best treatment. He has been a pioneer in promoting the concepts of preventive medicine, healthy aging and early intervention as the most rational and cost effective health care model. Dr. Barrie has been a keynote speaker in numerous worldwide forums and as one of the founders of Functional Medicine presenting the scientific basis for Functional Medicine and sharing new ways to uncover the causes of common diseases.

Dr. Barrie is also a New York Times and LA Times bestselling author of several health books including “7 Day Detox Miracle”, “Energize Your Life” and numerous scientific articles, which have appeared in major medical journals including The Lancet, Agents and Actions and Medical Hypothesis.

Dr. Barrie also pioneered the concept of “home” and “direct to consumer” laboratory testing and developed the first commercially viable SNP Genomic testing profiles for common diseases and was a co-founder of iNutritionals, a healthy brain supplement company.

Dr. Barrie was Chief Medical Officer for Peking Union Lawke Functional Medicine Centers and Clinical Laboratory, Beijing, China. He is considered a Foreign Expert by the Chinese Government and holds a special residence Green card. Dr. Barrie also taught Chinese doctors about Functional Medicine and Anti-Aging and has been advisor to the Minister of Health on integrating FM into the Chinese healthcare system.

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