Dr. James Odell, ND, OMD, L.Ac. is the Executive Director of the Bioregulatory Medicine Institute (BRMI). He has been practicing bioregulatory medicine in the United States for over two decades.
James graduated with a doctorate in naturopathy in 1980 from US International University (USIU was renamed Alliant International University in 2001 and no longer offers naturopathic medicine studies). After naturopathic college, James completed a three-year post-doctoral program in traditional Chinese medicine at Shantou University Medical College, with medical residencies at Shantou University Teaching Hospital, Shantou Central Hospital, and Shiwan Hospital.
Upon returning from China, he completed several internships in European bioregulatory medicine at the Paracelsus Klinik, Lustmühle, Switzerland. James is certified in acupuncture and a PDA provider with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is licensed in acupuncture in Kentucky, Colorado, South Carolina, and Utah. He is a Certified Tuina Instructor with the American Organization of Bodywork Therapies of Asia, and is a Certified Traditional Naturopath with the American Naturopathic Certification Board.
For over 10 years, James was the education coordinator for the Biological Medicine Network, which conducted conferences on the principles and practices of European bioregulatory medicine.
Aside from a busy medical practice in Louisville, he is also the author of the 700+-page groundbreaking new text entitled Breast Cancer: the Rest of the Story (a reference work 13 years in the making.).
Dr. James Odell, ND, OMD, L.Ac.
Executive Director of BRMI
James learned conversational Mandarin so that he might study traditional Chinese medicine - completing a 3-year post-doctoral program at Shantou University Medical College, with medical residences at Shantou University Teaching Hospital, Shantou Central Hospital, and Shiwan Hospital. He next traveled to Switzerland, where he completed several internships in European bioregulatory medicine at the renowned Paracelsus Klinik.