David M. Eisenberg, MD

David M. Eisenberg

David M. Eisenberg, MD is an adjunct associate professor of nutrition at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. From 2000-2010 Dr. Eisenberg served as the Bernard Osher Distinguished Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, founding Director of the Osher Research Center and the founding Chief of the Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies at Harvard Medical School. He simultaneously served as the Director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. His current educational and research interests include: studies to assess the safety, clinical and cost effectiveness of complementary and integrative medical therapies; systematic evaluation of herbal medicines using state of the science technologies; and novel multi-disciplinary strategies to optimize lifestyle and self-care behaviors (e.g. diet, exercise and stress management) to prevent, treat and manage common medical conditions. His principal research interests currently involve the creation of novel self-care strategies involving nutrition, mindfulness, exercise and behavioral optimization. Dr. Eisenberg is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his fellowship training in general internal medicine and primary care and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. (Boston, MA)