Irvine, Calif -- The American College for Advancement in Medicine
(ACAM) is pleased to welcome new President and CEO Neal Speight, MD.
Neal Spieght, MD will serve as the organization’s leader from 2012
to 2014. He follows in the footsteps of Eleanor Hynote, MD who has lead
ACAM for the last two years.
"Dr. Speight has been a longtime member of ACAM and we are pleased to
see him step into this new leadership role," said Rachel Weaver,
Director of Education and Operations for ACAM.
Dr. Speight has been a member of ACAM for 14 years and has served on
ACAM’s Board of Directors since 2000. His practice is in Matthews,
North Carolina where he applies nutritional and environmental
approaches in the treatment of his patients. Among the patients he sees
are people suffering from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, depression,
neurodegenerative diseases, hormone imbalances and lyme disease.
Speight did his undergraduate work in chemistry at University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill. He attended medical school at East Carolina
School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of South
Carolina-Columbia. He is board certified in Family Medicine and has
additional training in metal toxicology and integrative medicine. He is a
member of the American Board of Family Medicine. Additionally, for
five years he served as an assistant professor at Capitol University of
Integrative Medicine in Washington, DC.
About ACAM: The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
is a not-for-profit Organization dedicated to educating physicians and
other health care professionals on the safe and effective application
of integrative medicine. ACAM's healthcare model focuses on prevention
of illness and a strive for total wellness. ACAM is the voice of
integrative medicine; our goals are to improve physician skills,
knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to integrative
medicine; to support integrative medicine research; and to provide
education on current standard of care as well as additional approaches
to patient care.