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Melanie Kornfeld Grimes, screenwriter, author, medical editor and homeopath.

Information on homeopathy, screenwriting, and M.J. Feet, the Birkenstock Store, and her new book, Dr. John Bastyr, Philosophy and Practice. Board member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and member of Women in Film (WIF) and Continuum Member of Northwest Screenwriter's Guild (NWSG). Adjunct faculty at Bastyr University and Seattle School of Homeopathy, Melanie is a frequent lecturer internationally. She is a health expert columnist at www.healthnews.com.


Melanie Grimes, RSHom, (NA), CCH began studying the Organon over 35 years ago. She was the editor of The American Homeopath for over 12 years and now edits Simillimum, Journal of the HANP.  She is the author of the naturopathic textbook, Dr. John Bastyr: Philosophy and Practice. She also edited Dynamis Provings (Sherr), and The Dynamics and Methodology of Provings, second edition (Sherr). Her published provings include: Tiger Shark (Galeo c), Allende Meteorite (Fax c.), Tule Bluet Dragonfly (Ennall c), Blue Green Algae (Micro a.) False Fern Cycad, (Stang) and Wollemi Pine (Wolle). She teaches at Bastyr University, The Seattle School of Homeopathy and created the first online interactive course in homeopathy, "Homeotalk" (www.homeotalk.com).  She is on the research board of the American Medical College of Homeopathy and lectures internationally. She has written hundreds of articles in homeopathic journals worldwide. Her biography appears on the WholeHealthNow timeline, Who's Who in America, and the New Age Encyclopedia. She lives in Seattle, Washington where she also writes screenplays, novels and librettos.


Health Expert Columnist: www.Healthnews.com

Published writer

Journal editor for 17 years in field of alternative medicine

Award-winning screenwriter

Blogs: http://melanie-grimes.blogspot.com/




Columnist: Healthnews.com, health expert in alternative medicine

Editor: Simillimum, Journal of the Homeopathic Association of Naturopathic             Physicians, 2007 to present

Adjunct Faculty: Bastyr University, Homeopathy Department, 2005- present

Faculty: Seattle School of Homeopathy, 2007-present

Board Member: American Medical College of Homeopathy, Research Dept.

Editor: The American Homeopath, 2000- 2007

Editor: Resonance, Journal of Homeopathy, 1995 -1998

Assistant Editor and Director of Marketing and Advertising: The American Homeopath, Journal of the North American Society of Homeopaths, ‘96-98

North American Editor: LINKS, International Journal of Homeopathy, Holland, 1998-2005

Publisher: Alethea Book Company (ABC), Formed to publish books on homeopathy and alternative medicine, 1997

Lecturer: nationally and internationally, 1995-present:

Online Forum Leader Leading Voices in Homeopathy,  http://www.minimum.com

Advertising Director: Author Magazine of the PNWA.ORG

Owner and Founder, M.J.Feet- The Birkenstock Store www.mjfeet.com

Publications – Books

Cold Comfort Flu Relief (2006) Alethea Book Company ISBN 0-9659550-5-2

Dr. John Bastyr: Philosophy and Practice, Alethea Book Company (2004) ISBN             0-9659550-3-6           

Tiger Shark Liver: An Exploration and Homeopathic Proving of Galeocerdo Cuvier Hepar (2000) Alethea Books ISBN 0-9659550-1-X

Miller and Sander, Miracle of Sons, Penguin Putnam (2003), p 79-84, 196-198             ISBN 0-399-52851-2

Public Service

•            Pacific Northwest Writers' Association, Board member and secretary, 2002- to present

•            Homeopathy Without Borders, Macedonian refuge camps with Patch Adams, 1995



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