Another reason to “Detoxify”, especially before pregnancy…
~Joel Evans MD
Dr. Evans - Joel M. Evans, MD, a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer, is the Director of The Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT. His book on the holistic approach to pregnancy, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook, has received widespread critical acclaim and media attention. He is currently the Medical Director of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. Dr. Evans is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and is recognized as the first physician in Connecticut to be Board Certified in both Integrative Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He is a member of the senior faculty of two of the most recognized and prestigious teaching institutions in integrative medicine: The Institute for Functional Medicine and the Center for Mind/Body Medicine. He continues to serve as the “external lead” of the IFM Advanced Practice Module in Hormone Health since its inception in 2011. Dr. Evans also helped create a clinical study at Columbia University Medical Center on the use of the herb black cohosh in breast cancer, which was presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists and later published in their journal.