Gladys Taylor McGarey, M.D., M.D. (H), has been a family physician for more than sixty years. She is board certified in Holistic and Integrated Medicine. She is internationally known for her pioneering work in holistic medicine, natural birthing and the physician-patient partnership. She was the co-founder of the American Holistic Medical Foundation and is known as the Mother of Holistic Medicine. Her work through her foundation, The Foundation For Living Medicine, has helped expand the knowledge and application of holistic principles through scientific research and education.