Institute of Integrative Ayurveda Medical Education

Course Faculty

Integrative Ayurveda faculty comprise a renowned group of international Ayurvedic experts including Vaidyas (Ayurvedic physicians from India) and modern medical doctors with over 30 years of clinical experience in Ayurveda.

Course Faculty Directors


Dr. Rothenberg is National Director of Health Professional Training of the Institute of Integrative Ayurveda Medical Education (IIAME).

He was founding medical director of the first Maharishi AyurVeda clinics in the United States and has more than 30 years of experience in leading Maharishi AyurVeda training courses, having trained over 1500 physicians in the US and abroad.


NANCY LONSDORF, MD. Dr. Lonsdorf is National Co-Director of the Institute of Integrative Ayurveda Medical Education (IIAME).

Dr Lonsdorf is a specialist in integrative medicine, clinical faculty member at Maharishi University of Management, and former medical director of The Raj Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center. She is an expert on Ayurveda and women's health and is author of The Ageless Woman.

Guest Faculty

ERMINIA (Mimi) GUARNERI, MD, FACC, Guest Faculty. Dr. Guarneri is Founder and Medical Director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California. One of the leading national voices in integrative medicine, she is Chair of the Bravewell Clinical Network and a founding board member and President of the Academy of Holistic Integrative Medicine.
ROBERT SCHNEIDER, MD, FACC, FABMR, Guest Faculty, Director, Institute of Natural Medicine and Prevention and Dean, Maharishi College of Perfect Health at Maharishi University of Management (USA).
Fred Travis PhD
Fred Travis PhD, PHD, Guest Faculty, Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science, Chair of the Department of Maharishi Vedic Science, Dean of the Graduate School, and Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition. He earned an MS and PhD in Psychology from Maharishi University of Management, and a BS in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University