Nancy Eklund, MD - Curriculum Vitae

Nancy Eklund MD
Miami Center for Holistic Healing

9085 SW 87 Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, Florida 33176
(305) 270-2229


Curriculum Vitae


B.S., Medical Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1971
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis,  Indiana  1977
Family Medicine Residency, University of Miami Hospitals, 1977-80
Certification/ Licensure

American Board of Family Practice, certified 1980, recertified 1986, 1995, 2001 and 2008
American Board of Holistic Medicine, certified 2000
Florida medical license, 1978-
Indiana medical license, 1992-
North Carolina license, 2009 –

Professional Associations

Dade County Medical Association  -  Board of Directors 2000-2002
Florida Academy of Family Physicians  -  Board of Directors 1979-80, 1985-88, 1988-91, 1994-97.
Florida Society of Clinical Hypnosis
American Holistic Medical Association
The Institute for Functional Medicine

Hospital Staff

South Miami Hospital 1978-
Baptist Hospital 1984-   

Career Timeline

8-00 to present  

Miami Center for Holistic Healing, Miami, Florida
      Founder and Director
      Private practice family physician

10-94 to 8-00 

South Miami Hospital, South Miami, Florida
     Medical Director, Center for Women’s Medicine
     Medical Director, the Collaborative Medicine Program
          (integrating traditional and alternative medicine in a hospital setting)

9-87 to 10-94    

University of Miami School of Medicine, Coral Gables, Florida
     Associate Professor, Family Medicine Department

6-80 to 9-87 

Private Practice, Miami, Florida


Professional Appointments and Responsibilities

University of Miami

Director of Predoctoral Education, Department of Family and  Community Medicine (1987 – 1994)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine (1994)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (1995-2001)
Voluntary Clinical Faculty, Family and Community Medicine (2001-)
Lecturer for Clinical Skills Program (1996-2001)
Small group discussion leader for first year students (1994-2002)
Preceptor for first through fourth year students (1994-)
Curriculum Committee (1992-94)
Course Coordinator of “Sexual Issues in Medicine”  required 32 hour course (1987-1994)
Family Medicine Clerkship (required 4 week rotation) Coordinator (1987-1994)
Section Coordinator of “Introduction to Interviewing”, Clinical Skills Program (1987-1994)
Junior-Senior Promotions Committee (1987-94)

Baptist Health Systems

Department of Family Medicine; vice-chairperson (1998-2002)
Medical Ethics Committee, South Miami Hospital, chair (1999-)
Continuing Medical Education Committee  (1994-)
Diabetes Education Committee (1998-2003)

Florida International University

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities, Health and Society (2010-)


Finalist, Health Care Heroes 1999, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Miami Metro Magazine’s “Top Doctors” 1998, 1999



“Human Sexuality and Sexual Disorders,” a chapter in the textbook Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2nd edition), edited by Jack Carr, M.D. and O.J. Sahler, M.D., published by Hogrefe & Huber, Cambridge, MA.  (Update of contribution published April, 2000.) 


"Allergic to Spring," as a contributor to Publix Green Wise Market, p.22.


“Gingko Use Questioned,” as contributor to the Miami Herald


“The New Age of Stress,” as a contributor to the  Miami Herald. 


“Reversing Osteoporosis,” Vanidades Magazine. 


“Domestic Violence: Breaking the Cycle,” enduring multimedia educational materials for healthcare professionals, distributed by the Florida Hospital Association. 


Book review on AMA Guidelines for Adolescent Preventative Services, Archives of Family Medicine, Volume. 4, page 469.


“Changing Places: from Private Practice to Academics,” Miami Medicine. 




"Holistic Health for Women," presented to the female residents of Ocean Reef, Florida at their local medical center.


"Navigating Midlife: Hormones and Bones," presented to the Hadassah group at the Jewish Community Center in Miami, Florida.


"Update on Issues in Domestic Violence," a two hour DVD developed by Baptist Health Systems to provide Baptist health care providers their required CME credit.


“Meet the Practitioner: Personalized Integrative Care” as part of the Women’s Health and the Environment Conference held at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables


“Hormone Replacement Therapy,” a 30 minute WDNA radio interview.


"Natural Therapies for Diabetes," an hour long lecture to healthcare professionals as part of the annual GMADE seminar, held at South Miami Hospital.


"Moral Distress in Healthcare Providers," a continuing education course presented by the Baptist Health Bioethics Committee, South Miami Hospital


"Integrative Medicine and Clinical Nutrition." Miller School of Medicine - University of Miami Integrative Medicine Symposium and Expo 2008, Miami, Florida


"Vitamins:  What are yours doing for you?"  MDVIP presentation at the office of David Glabman M.D., Miami, Florida


"Holistic Medicine:  Integrating Traditional and Alternative Therapies," Miami Mortar Board Alumni Chapter breakfast meeting, Coral Gables Country Club, Coral Gables, Florida.


"Navigating Your Course to Wellness, " the keynote address for The Red Dress Affair, a fundraiser to promote awareness of how lifestyle choices can impact a person's risk of developing chronic diseases including cancer and heart disease.  The event, held at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman Island, was sponsored by the Cayman Islands Cancer Society in collaboration with Baptist Health South Florida. 


"Strategies for Coping with Stress,"  Baptist Health International Center of Miami - Office Managers Appreciation Luncheon, Coral Gables Country Club, Coral Gables, Florida


“First Line Therapy,” a series of eleven health and wellness lectures presented weekly at the Miami Center for Holistic Healing, Miami, Florida. 


“Integrating Traditional and Alternative Medicine in Women’s Health,” World’s Presidents Organization, Four Seasons Hotel, Miami, Florida.


“Domestic Violence,” to doctors and other healthcare practitioners at the Baptist Hospital auditorium, Miami, Florida.


“Popular Weight Loss Programs.” Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Coral Springs, Florida.


“Holistic Medicine,” South Florida Dental Association, Miami Beach, Florida.


“Alternative Medicine,” Baptist Healthcare Symposium, Hawk’s Cay, Florida.


“Holistic Medicine,” American Academy of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Miami Beach, Florida.


“Holistic Medicine: Integrating Traditional and Alternative Therapies,” part of the Total Health Conference, South Miami Hospital, South Miami, Florida.


“The Physician’s Role in Domestic Violence” University of Miami School of Medicine (given three consecutive years). 


“The Wisdom of Wellness,” live workshop sponsored by National Public Radio, North Miami Beach, Florida.


“Herbal Therapy in Breast Cancer,” a lecture which was part of the Day of Caring held at Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida. 


“The Future of Healing,” one of several featured speakers including Deepak Chopra for a National Public Television program. 


“Mind/Body Techniques for Health and Well-Being,” a lecture for Cancer Survivors Day at South Miami Hospital. 


“Herbs and Nutraceuticals,” lecture at the Symposium on Prevention of Coronary Disease, Miami Cardiovascular Institute, Key Biscayne, Florida. 


“Cultural Herbal Remedies,” South Miami Hospital, South Miami, Florida. 


“Non-surgical Interventions for Urinary Incontinence,”  South Miami Hospital, South Miami, Florida. 


“Love, Sex, and AIDS,” one of several featured speakers, including Joan Borysenko,  at Women’s Health Day sponsored by Baptist Health Systems, Miami, Florida. 


“Stress Management”, American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Miami Beach, Florida. 


“Prescription for Change: The Physician’s Role in Domestic Violence,” lecture with Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida. 


“Teaching the Difficult Student: Using Negotiation Skills in Small Group Interaction,” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral Education Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. 


“Teaching Sexual Issues and Concerns,” lecture for the Association of Behavioral Sciences in Medical Education Conference on Cultural Diversity, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 


“Sexual Issues in Medicine,” American Association of Medical Colleges Southern Group on Medical Affairs, Miami, Florida.


“Teaching Sexual Issues,” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, San Diego, California. 


“Medical Scruples: Experiential Introduction to Medical Ethics,” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral Education Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. 


“Visual and Kinesthetic Metaphors: A Technique for Teaching the Medical Interview,” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 


“The Multiple Roles of the Community in Preclinical and Clinical Learning,” American Association of Medical Colleges, Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Houston, Texas. 


“Approaches to Teaching Human Sexuality,” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas.