Joel M. Evans, MD

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Dr. Joel M. Evans is a member of the CMBM Faculty. Certified in Mind-Body Medicine, he has served on the emergency response team for CMBM programs in Macedonia, New Orleans, and the FDNY. Dr. Evans has also participated in CMBM Food as Medicine and CancerGuides programs.

Dr. Evans is a board-certified OB/GYN and the Director of The Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT, and is also the Chief of Medical Affairs for the Institute for Functional Medicine. He continues to serve as the external lead of IFM Advanced Practice Module in Hormone Health since its inception in 2011. Dr. Evans is a Co-Creator of the IFM course on COVID-19, leads its Post-Covid Initiative, and has co-authored two published papers on the pandemic. He also serves as Chief Medical Officer of HealthPointe Solutions, which focuses on the use of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare.  He also serves as UN Representative and Chief Medical Advisor for OMAEP – World Organization of Prenatal Education Associations and is the Medical Director and Advisory Board member of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. His book on the holistic approach to pregnancy, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook, has received widespread critical acclaim and media attention.

Dr. Evans earned his BS from the City University of New York and MD from the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynecology at Bronx Municipal Hospital through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and became Chief Resident. Having pursued studies in spirituality, metaphysics, and personal transformation for many years, Dr. Evans is dedicated to sharing spiritual wisdom with others to bring health and happiness into their lives.

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