Wayne B. JonasChief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director | Alexandria, Virginia
Wayne B. Jonas, MD, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Samueli Institute. He is a widely published scientific investigator, a practicing family physician, Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University, and Adjunct Professor at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Additionally, Dr. Jonas is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Medical Corps of the United States Army.
Dr. Jonas was the director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institute of Health from 1995-1998, and prior to that served as the Director of the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
In addition to his conventional medical practice, Dr. Jonas has long-been interested in various alternative medicine approaches, and has conducted research on homeopathy, electro-acupuncture, and nutritional supplements. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Natural Medicine, the Journal of Family Practice, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and The Lancet. His many book publications include Mosby’s Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Lippincott’s Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and Elsevier’s Healing, Intention and Energy Medicine and Clinical Research Methods in Complementary Medicine (2nd Edition).