David Russell has lived in Denmark since 1969 and has worked in the health field since 1974. He holds an M.F.A., Ph.D., and a D.Sc. For the last thirty-five years, David has taught Classical Health disciplines and Spiritual Psychology in Europe, Nepal, and the USA, as well as teaching wholistic health and Ayurveda in schools in Denmark and Norway. He has studied and practiced with classical masters in Europe, Nepal, and the Middle East in Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurvedic, and Islamic medicine. He is a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and has taught ecumenical spirituality in Europe and Nepal as well as working in the chaplaincy programs at Wilmot Federal Prison and at the Tucson Medical Center.
A founding member of the Danish Society for Integrated Medicine, David was an establishing member of the three major clinics for Integrated Medicine in Denmark. He has been a medical consultant for Stop-Ung, a Danish clinic for drug and alcohol abuse. David has also taught in several Danish Hospital Nurse training programs, and a number of Public
Education Health programs. David is the author of the book Healthy Solutions, and was medical consultant for the book Holistic Parenting. He has lectured for the International Congress of Probiotic Medicine, Institute of Noetic Sciences, American Academy of Biological Dentistry, Cancer Control Society, and at the University of Arizona on spirituality and medicine.
David is Founder and Director of the non-profit organization CARITAS TRADITIONALIS; an international project (NGO) whose goal is to create self-sustainable medical presence in economically depressed communities.