Julian M. Whitaker Whitaker graduated from Dartmouth College in 1966 and received his M.D. in 1970 from Emory University Medical School. He completed his surgical internship at Grady Memorial Hospital in 1971, and continued in orthopedic surgery at the University of California in San Francisco. In 1974, Dr. Whitaker founded the California Orthomolecular Medical Society with four other physicians and Nobel prize-winning scientist, Dr. Linus Pauling. He is also a founder and past president of the American Association for Health Freedom. He has appeared on numerous national television programs, including The Today Show, 48 Hours, Larry King Live, Dateline NBC, Sally Jessy Raphael, PM Magazine, The 700 Club and more. He has also been featured on, of radio broadcasts both national and regional. He is the author of eight books, including "Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks" and "Reversing Hypertension." Whitaker is founder and director of the Whitaker Wellness Institute in Newport Beach, California, and an editor of Health & Healing, the largest U.S. monthly health newsletter.