Dr. Christopher Hobbs is a fourth-generation internationally renowned herbalist, licensed acupuncturist, herbal clinician, research scientist, consultant to the dietary supplement industry, expert witness, botanist, and mycologist with over 40 years of experience. The author or co-author of more than 20 books, he lectures on herbal medicine worldwide.
Dr. Hobbs has taught at numerous universities and medical schools, including Bastyr University and the National School of Naturopathic Medicine. He taught classes for seven years at University of California, Berkeley, as a PhD graduate student in evolutionary biology, phylogenetics, plant chemistry, and ethnobotany, and also as a faculty lecturer. He also taught a fully accredited lab class in all aspects of herbal medicine at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.