Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD - Complementary and Alternative Medicine


Dr. Marc S. Micozzi reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Micozzi is in private practice following his service as Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the past Executive Director of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Prior to joining the College, Dr. Micozzi was the founding Director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine and a Distinguished Scientist with the American Registry of Pathology in Washington, DC. Dr. Micozzi has worked to foster communication and cooperation between mainstream and alternative medicine on issues of policy, research, and education.

Education and Training

MD: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1979

Internship: Pennsylvania Hospital, Center City, PA, 1980–1981

Residency in Anatomic Pathology: Pennsylvania Hospital, Center City, PA, 1981–1983

Fellowship in Forensic Pathology: University of Miami, Miami, FL, 1983–1984

PhD: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984

Academic Appointments

Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2006–present

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA:

  • Adjunct Professor, Departments of Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, 1996–present
  • Instructor, 1980–1983

Adjunct Professor, University of Health Science, Uniformed Services, Bethesda, MD, 1986–1995

Assistant Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1983–1984

Financial Disclosure

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This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.