KERRY BONE, MCPP, FNHAA, FNIMH, DipPhyto, BSc(Hons)
Professor Kerry Bone is the co-founder and innovation driver at MediHerb, where he serves as Director of Research and Development. In 2016 MediHerb was awarded the American Botanical Council’s (ABC’s) Varro E. Tyler Award for excellence in Phytomedicinal Research. He still maintains a busy herbal practice in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia where he has been in continuous service for more than 35 years.
As part of his educational role, Kerry is Principal of the Australian College of Phytotherapy and also Adjunct Professor at New York Chiropractic College, providing input into their postgraduate applied nutrition program. He also founded the successful Masters of Health Science (Herbal Medicine) course at the University of New England in 2004, and served there as Associate Professor from 2004 to 2012.
Kerry is co-author of more than 40 scientific papers on herbal research, including original research and systematic reviews. He currently serves as the only Australian member of the editorial board of the journal Phytomedicine, the top herbal research journal in the world, and is also on the advisory board of the American Botanical Council (ABC).
He has also written or co-written six popular textbooks on botanical medicine, including his latest with Simon Mills, the second edition of Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy, which was awarded the 2013 James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award by the ABC. Other key texts include The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety (also awarded the James A Duke Award in 2006), A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs and The Ultimate Herbal Compendium. These texts are widely used at naturopathic and medical colleges throughout the world. His seventh book on Functional Herbal Therapy is with the publishers and will be available in 2022
Gaeta Institute Courses:
- Herbal Summer School 2020
- Herbal Summer School 2021