Acclaimed and Renowned Author & Speaker


Dodging Energy Vampires (Hay House, 2018)                                                                                                                     Making Life Easy (Hay House, 2016)
Goddesses Never Age
(Hay House, 2015, New York Times Bestseller) Beautiful Girl (Hay House, 2013)
The Wisdom of Menopause (Revised edition: Bantam, 2012)
#1 on New York Times Best Seller List #1 on, 2001 and 2002
“Best of 2001” Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom (Revised edition: Bantam, 2010)
New York Times Best Seller #1 on, 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, #1 book of the year in both parenting and mind/body health Quill Award Nominee


Host National Public Television Specials

  • Glorious Women Never Age, Hay House Inc., 2015
  • 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


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


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

Present Intact America, Board of Health Professionals 2010
A Woman’s Nation, Advisory Committee, 2009
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

Proprioceptive Writing Center, Portland, Maine Board of Trustees, 1987-1989 
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  
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1981