• Dean, College of Integrative Medicine
  • Professor, Physiology and Health
  • Director, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention
  • Robert Schneider has taught at the Maharishi University of Management for thirty-two years


Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, is a physician-scientist-educator and internationally-recognized leader in evidence-based integrative medicine.  Dr. Schneider did his clinical training in internal medicine by a fellowship in hypertension at the University of Michigan Medical School, specializing in preventive cardiology and neuro-cardiology. Dr. Schneider was one of the first to be certified as a clinical specialist in hypertension.

He is board-certified in preventive medicine and public health. Beginning in 1984, Dr. Schneider was one of the first physicians in the United States to formally train in the Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health, the traditional system of natural health care of ancient India, which includes AyurVeda and other mind, body and environment approaches.

For the past 30 years, Dr. Schneider has directed a research program on mind-body medicine and other CAM modalities for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.  He has been the principal or co-investigator on more than $25 million of grant support from the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Schneider has briefed the Presidential Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the U.S. Congress’ Prevention Coalition and members of the British Parliament’s House of Lords Committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Currently, Dr. Schneider is Dean of the Maharishi College of Perfect Health.

Research Studies

A list of research studies conducted by Dr. Schneider and other members of the Institute for Natural Health and Prevention can be viewed here.


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June 30, 2017