Dr. Wayne B. Jonas is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Samueli Institute as well as a Professor of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. A family physician and scientist, he formerly served as the Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, the Director of the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, a Director of a WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, and a member of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. He sits on numerous national and international advisory boards and scientific review groups. He is the author of over 150 publications and five books. He received his medical degree at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.