Erminia Guarneri, MD, FACC, is board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear medicine, and holistic medicine. She is the President of ABIHM/ABIM, senior advisor for the Integrative Medicine Atlantic Health System, and Founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. She is an IFM educator and recipient of the 2012 Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award. Her medical degree is from SUNY Medical Center in New York. Dr. Guarneri served her internship and residency at Cornell Medical Center, where she later became chief medical resident. She served cardiology fellowships at both New York University Medical Center and Scripps Clinic. Dr. Guarneri pioneered the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, where she uses state-of-the-art cardiac imaging technology and lifestyle change programs to aggressively diagnose, prevent, and treat cardiovascular disease.
In 2009, Dr. Guarneri was named ARCS scientist of the year. In 2008, she was honored by Project Concern International for her work in Southern India, and she currently serves on the international subcommittee for Direct Relief International. She was recognized for her national leadership in integrative medicine by the Bravewell Collaborative and now serves as chair of the Bravewell Clinical Network for integrative medicine. Dr. Guarneri was recently elected president of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. Her book, The Heart Speaks, is a poignant collection of stories from heart patients who have benefited from integrative medicine approaches.