Prof Jennifer Jacobs


Prof Jennifer Jacobs

clinical assistant professor in epidemiology


Jennifer Jacobs, MD, MPH is a retired family practice physician who specialized in homeopathic medicine.  She is also a clinical assistant professor in epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine.  She received her MD degree from Wayne State University and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington. 

She is a past-president of the American Institute of Homeopathy, has served on the advisory board of the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine, and co-founded the special interest group of the American Public Health Association on Complementary and Alternative Health Practices. Dr. Jacobs has published numerous homeopathic research studies in peer-reviewed medical journals, such as Pediatrics, the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, and the European Journal of Integrative  Medicine. She is also the co-author of Healing with Homeopathy and the author of several book chapters about alternative medicine. Her most recent book, Do You Really Need That Pill?, takes on the growing epidemic of over-medication.

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