Beverly Rubik, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Biophysics, 1979 University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Chemistry, 1972, Illinois Institute of Technology
Beverly Rubik, Ph.D., is a leading scientist and scholar internationally renowned for her pioneering work in frontier science and medicine that goes beyond the mainstream. Her main area of focus is research on the subtle energetics of living systems, including spiritual healing. She has published over 60 papers and 2 books. Dr. Rubik serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, and Integrative Medicine Insights. She has served on the advisory boards of various groups, including the Program in Integrative Medicine under Dr. Andrew Weil. Dr. Rubik was one of 18 Congressionally-appointed members of the Program Advisory Board to the Office of Alternative Medicine at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 1992-1997, and chaired the NIH panels on electromagnetic medicine and manual healing. This was the precursory organization to National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Dr. Rubik founded the Institute for Frontier Science (IFS) in 1996. Laurance S. Rockefeller, Sr., helped support the founding of the IFS. In 2002, IFS was awarded an NIH center grant for frontier medicine research on biofield science in consortium with researchers at the University of Arizona. Dr. Rubik was a project director in this consortium and supervised studies on Reiki, a form of Japanese spiritual healing, and on qigong therapy, a healing practice that originated in China. She serves as a consultant in the health care industry on maverick health and wellness products and as a holistic health consultant to individual clients. She earned her PhD in biophysics in 1979 at the University of California at Berkeley.