David Jones, MD





David Jones, MD, FAAFP, is co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s clinical curriculum and its integrated systems-medicine training architecture, the basic blue print for IFM’s medical education and certification programs. IFM, in Federal Way, WA, is a global opinion leader in the science and practice of functional medicine incorporating the latest in genomic translational science, systems biology, and understanding of how personalized environmental and lifestyle factors influence the emergence of health and healing or the progression of disease.  Dr. Jones led in the paradigm shift that merges the role of “physician as scientist” with the skills of the “clinician as creator of a healing relationship” into a more comprehensive and integrated 21st century view of the physician’s capabilities in healthcare and healing.”