HEINER FRUEHAUF, PhD, LAc
Heiner Fruehauf was born into a German family of medical doctors specializing in natural healing modalities such as homeopathy, herbalism, and hydrotherapy. His great grandfather studied with Sebastian Kneipp, one of the fathers of the European nature cure’s movement. Prof. Fruehauf has studied at Tübingen University, Fudan University (Shanghai), Hamburg University, Waseda University (Tokyo) and ultimately earned his doctoral degree in sinology, philosophy, and comparative literature at the University of Chicago in the Department of East Asian Languages.
Presently, he serves as Founding Professor of the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, where, until recently he served as dean, and has been teaching since 1992. In his clinical practice, he focuses on the complementary treatment of difficult and recalcitrant diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and chronic digestive disorders.