Fitzgerald is a passionate wellness educator in addition to being
a highly credential health practitioner. Her credentials include
a Masters Degree in Chinese Medicine and a Doctorate in Homeopathic
Medicine. She is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Fellow at Emperor's College of Oriental Medicine. She is licensed as an acupuncturist and herbalist and
is certified as a clinical nutritionist. She has served on the faculty
of Yo San University of Chinese Medicine.
the first holistic health facility in Philadelphia, in 1984, Dr.
Fitzgerald relocated to California and founded the Santa Monica
Wellness Center, one of the most renowned holistic health centers
in the United States. She has provided patients with natural and
nontoxic treatments to aid in various health challenges.
Fitzgerald has lectured extensively in the United States and internationally.
Her audiences have included both alternative and traditional medical
professionals, as well as the general public. She has also presented
at the university level.
is often interviewed by the media. Dr. Fitzgerald was recently featured
on PBS and The Wall Street Journal.
Fitzgerald has had a special interest in the healing properties
of plants. She recently returned from an expedition in the Amazon
Jungle researching medicinal plants that may be used for cancer
and immune support.
Fitzgerald has observed that many health challenges presented in
the clinic have toxicity as a contributing factor. When you remove
the obstacles to healing (toxicity, poor diet, stress, etc.) and
give the body what it needs (nontoxic lifestyle, clean diet, peace
of mind) the body is able to heal itself. Dr. Fitzgerald wrote The
Detox Solution: The Missing Link to Radiant Health, Abundant Energy,
Ideal Weight, and Peace of Mind to share with the world what
she has learned about health and healing by observing the miraculous
results of thousands of patients at The Santa Monica Wellness Center.