RICHARD HUEMER, M.D. received his B.A. from Pomona College and his M.D. from UCLA. After internship followed by service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, he did postdoctoral work in Cancer Immunology at CalTech, and subsequently headed research projects in Aging and Cancer Immunology at the Sepulveda V.A. Hospital, all in California.

Upon entering private practice, he learned about Nutritional Therapies from his associate in practice and soon thereafter became associated with Joseph Walters, M.D., one of the early pioneers in Nutritional Medicine. He then maintained offices in Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, California until moving to Vancouver, Washington in 1990. He returned 8 years later to California, where he practiced in the Antelope Valley until his recent retirement.

Dr. Huemer’s published books include Roots of Molecular Medicine: A Tribute to Linus Pauling and with co-author Jack Challem The Natural Health Guide to Beating the Supergerms. Although he has written and lectured extensively on Alternative Medicine, and has served on the editorial boards of professional journals, he is probably best known for his “Your Health” columns, which have appeared under various headings in Let’s Live magazine for close to 20 years.

Dr. Huemer is not completely retired as he maintains an internet Consulting Practice online at He spends the rest of his time writing articles, attending meetings, traveling to vacation spots and working as a member of the Los Angeles County Task Force on Nutrition, which is advisory to the L.A. Board of Supervisors.

Dr. Huemer has been interested in Alternative Cancer Treatments ever since doing a series of reports about them for Pacifica Radio in the 1970s. He will speak on nutritional supplements of various kinds such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and many kinds of phytochemicals that protect the human body against cancer.

He will speak on Anti-Cancer Nutrients.


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