About us

William Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H)


William Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H), is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and Professor of the Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine of Panama. He is a USA board-certified cardiologist & internist and a licensed homeopathic medical doctor, who is internationally known for his knowledge & skill in practicing & teaching integrative medicine. He has pioneered successful integrative treatments for cancer, Lyme disease, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathy, autism, various other neurological conditions, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, silicone implant disease and many other illnesses. He has co-authored six books and has contributed to several other books and publications. Under Dr. Cowden’s direction, the Academy with which he works has hosted many international integrative medicine conferences since 2010. ACIM has also recently completed video-recording a 300-hour online Core Integrative Medicine Fellowship training program as well as Wellness Coach training programs to help train the next generation of integrative practitioners. www.acimconnect.com info@acimconnect.comIf 

Petra Dorfsman, ND, CNS, IFMCP


Petra Dorfsman, ND, CNS, IFMCP is a board-certified doctor of naturopathic medicine who focuses on individuals experiencing chronic health challenges. She is a certified functional medicine practitioner and certified nutrition specialist.
She has a deep appreciation of the importance of quantum electro dynamics and the biophysical aspects that are at the foundation for maintaining optimal health and energy generation. This includes light, water and magnetism.
Born and raised in the Netherlands, educated at Bastyr University California, she is currently in private practice in Santa Monica, California

Stephen Fry MD


Dr. Fry has a BS in Microbiology, MS in Molecular Biology and Medical Degree all earned at the University of Arizona. He completed his Post graduate training at Banner Health and St Joseph’s Medical Center in the Phoenix metropolitan area. He has been in general practice in theScottsdale, Arizona since 1992 and has had a special clinical interest in CFS, autoimmune and vascular disease.  He has lectured nationally and has numerous publications, abstracts, and patents. His science interests are in the microbial causation of chronic disease, biofilms, and their treatment. Because of these interests Dr. Fry has worked on new methods for disease detection which have culminated in the development of a Next-Gen Sequencing system for microbial identification. Dr. Fry is the founder of Fry Laboratories LLC, a CLIA clinical diagnostic laboratory that participates in CAP and API validation systems. He founded the Southwest Center for Chronic Disease to help fund basic medical research. The laboratory specializes in the vector borne diseases, molecular methods of detection of prokaryotes, archaea, protozoans, and fungi. Dr. Fry enjoys family time and has a private pilots license, is an avid skier, sailor and bicyclist.

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Stephen W. Hines MD


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Stuart Nunnally DDS


Dr. Nunnally maintains an integrative biological dental practice in Marble Falls, Texas where he and his staff have treated patients from all fifty states and forty-seven countries. He received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1980 where he served for many years as Adjunct Professor.  He specializes in treating patients with a broad range of degenerative diseases including numerous patients with ALS. 

He is board certified in naturopathic medicine and is board certified in integrative biologic dental medicine and holds a masters degree in nutrition.  Dr. Nunnally is past President of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.  He is licensed in intravenous conscious sedation and is a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists.  He holds fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, and the American Academy of Ozonotherapy.  He is on the teaching faculty of The Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine and The American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry.  He frequently teaches on all aspects of biological dentistry.

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Iris Broce Ph.D


Iris is a postdoctoral scholar in the Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Department at the University of California, San Francisco.  Her research combines neuroimaging, genetics, and computational methods to discover pathological mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative conditions. Her main research goal is to develop novel genetic and imaging biomarkers that will enhance the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.