About Dr. Jim Sharps

Dr. Jim Sharps is a natural health educator, author, lecturer and consultant. He is former President of the Board of Directors of the Self-Healing Research Foundation in San Francisco, a Director of the International Society of Naturopathy, and the Founding Director of Integrated Health Therapies, a California-based natural healthcare facility, which specialized in corrective nutrition, colon hydrotherapy, therapeutic massage, health education and other health services. Dr. Sharps currently runs a private practice in Columbia, Maryland, and Smithfield, Virginia, specializing in corrective nutrition and natural health education, where he conducts both onsite and teleconsultations. He is also involved in several natural health initiatives including President of The International Institute of Original Medicine (IIOM), a Biblically-based, distance learning Christian Natural Health Institute of Higher Learning. IIOM offers certifications and degree diplomas from the bachelor’s to the doctorate level. His books, Basic Principles of Total Health, Concepts of Original Medicine, and Ways to Wellness Natural Recipe Book are designed to equip and empower his readers with concepts and principles for physical, mental, and spiritual health. Dr. Sharps holds a Ph.D. and three doctorates: one in Naturopathy, one in Herbology and one in Nutritional Science. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Economics, an MBA in Marketing and Computer Methodology, and he worked for over twenty years in the information technology field for both Fortune 500 and smaller companies. His health training and practice, combined with his corporate, business, and marketing background, offers unique perspectives for a wide variety of audiences.