Credentials

Acclaimed and Renowned Author & Speaker

Author

Beautiful Girl (Hay House, 2013)

The Wisdom of Menopause (Revised edition: Bantam, 2012)
#1 on New York Times Best Seller List
#1 on Amazon.com, 2001 and 2002
Amazon.com, “Best of 2001”

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom (Revised edition: Bantam, 2010)
New York Times Best Seller
#1 on Amazon.com, 1999

The Secret Pleasures of Menopause Playbook  (Hay House, 2009)

The Secret Pleasures of Menopause  (Hay House, 2008)

The Wisdom of Menopause Journal: Your Guide to Creating Vibrant Health and Happiness in the Second Half of Your Life (Hay House, 2007)

Mother-Daughter Wisdom: Creating a Legacy of Physical and Emotional Health
Amazon.com, #1 book of the year in both parenting and mind/body health
Quill Award Nominee

Host

Host National Public Television Specials

  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, Hay House, Inc., 2010
  • Menopause and Beyond: New Wisdom for Women, Hay House, Inc., 2007
  • Mother-Daughter Wisdom, Hay House, Inc., 2006
  • The Wisdom of Menopause, Heitz/Wilson, Inc., 1999
  • Your Diet, Your Health, Heitz/Wilson, Inc., 1999
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Minds, Heitz/Wilson, Inc., 1998
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Choices, Heitz/Wilson, Inc., 1998

Editor

The Dr. Christiane Northrup Newsletter, Hay House, Inc., 2004-2008

The Dr. Christiane Northrup E-Newsletter 2001-Present

Natural Health Magazine, “Woman to Woman,” June 1996-February 1997

Health Wisdom for Women, Phillips Publishing International, 1994-2004

East-West Journal, “Ask the Holistic Doctor,” 1985-1986

Honors & Awards

Named in “The 100 Most Trusted People in America,” Reader’s Digest, June 2013

The Labor of Love Award, Choices in Childbirth 2011

Integrative Healthcare Visionary Award, Integrative Healthcare Symposium, 2010

Trefoil Ranch 60th Award for Courage, Confidence, and Character, Girl Scouts of Utah, 2007

Excellence in Integrative Medicine Award, Heal Breast Cancer Foundation, 2007

Lamaze International Irwin Chabon Award 2006

Recipient, Chautauqua Lecturer for 2004

American Heart Association’s Learn & Live Gold Heart Award, 2004

Recipient, Campaign for Better Health Celebrating Excellence Award, 2003

Recipient, Maine Media Women’s President’s Award, 2003

Pioneer of Holistic Medicine, AHMA’s Silver Anniversary Scientific Conference, 2003

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Maine at Farmington, 2002

Books for a Better Life Award, 2001

Natural Health Magazine’s Hall of Fame, March 2001

Women of Distinction Honoree, Kennebec Girl Scout Council, 2001

Named “One of Ten Ob/Gyns Who Made a Difference,” OBG Magazine Award, 2000

Body Mind Spirit Book Award, 1996

Sarah Orne Jewett Award, Maine Women’s Fund, 1994

Teacher of the Year Award, Tufts Medical School, 1979

Credentials

Diplomate, American Board of Holistic Medicine, 2005

Cofounder, Women to Women in Yarmouth, Maine, 1985 – 1997

Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vermont College of Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, 1982 – 2001

Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1981 – Present

Private Practice Obstetrics & Gynecology, Portland and Yarmouth, Maine, 1979 – 2005

Clinical Instructor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, June 1979 – June 1982

Associate Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1979 – 1980

Director of Resident’s Outpatient Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic, St. Margaret’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, 1979 –1980

M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 1975

Professional Appointments

A Woman’s Nation, Advisory Committee, 2009 – Present

Intact America, Board of Health Professionals 2010 – Present

Family Circle, Advisory Board, 2006 – 2009

Friends of the Birth Center, Advisory Board, 2007 – 2008

Heal Breast Cancer Foundation, Advisory Board, 2007 – 2010

Pilates Style, Advisory Board, 2006 – Present

Heartwings Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2004 – 2009

The Red Web Foundation, Advisory Board Member, 2004 – Present

American Holistic Health Association, Board of Advisors, 2003 – Present

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Advisory Board, 1994 – 2001

Natural Health Magazine, Advisory Board Member, 1986 – 2009

Professional Organizations

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1981 – Present

American Holistic Medical Association President, June 1986 – March 1988

Co-President with Bernie Siegel, M.D., March 1988 – March 1990

Secretary, June 1986 – March 1988

New England Trustee, June 1984 – June 1986

Trustee at Large, June 1982 – June 1984

Proprioceptive Writing Center, Portland, Maine Board of Trustees, 1987 – 1989