Dr. Edward A. Taub has been a Board-certified Pediatrician for 50 years, during which time he’s served as a notable spokesperson for the physical, psychological and spiritual welfare of infants and children. He founded Integrative Medicine and helped pioneer the wellness movement by presenting his research to the National Academy Of Sciences and thereafter serving as the first Wellness Medical Director for a major hospital in the United States.
Dr. Taub is the author of eight books including one made into a PBS television special and another published by the World Almanac. He authored numerous articles and regularly conducts seminars for physicians, nurses and medical students. He also served as the National Spokesperson for the American Medical Association's "How To Quit Smoking" campaign." Dr. Taub has been featured on “CNN,” "Good Morning America," the "CBS Good Morning Show," and the "Today Show."
After receiving his MD degree in 1963 from the Upstate Medical Center in New York, Dr. Taub served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Coast Guard. He completed his Pediatric residency at the USC Los Angeles County Hospital, where he helped oversee the acute care of countless premature and newborn infants.
Dr. Taub became a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics in 1968. Now he is looking forward to launching his next half century in Pediatrics by focusing on infant safety, nutrition and bonding, especially during the crucial neonatal period in the hospital and at home.