Dr. Melinda Ring serves as the Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. While earning her medical degree at the University of Chicago, Dr. Ring’s passion for integrative medicine evolved along with her holistic philosophy of needing to treat the whole person, to achieve true health and healing. She completed the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Ring cares for patients with a wide variety
of conditions and preventive health needs, with a special interest in women's health, dietary supplements, food as medicine and bioidentical hormones.
At Northwestern, Dr. Ring oversees the clinical outpatient and inpatient programs, directs medical education in integrative medicine, and conducts research focused on the impact of integrative medicine on health outcomes. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Her expertise is reflected in her contribution to textbooks, lectures and articles in the field of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. Her book on integrative women’s health, The Natural Menopause Solution, was published in 2014.