Practitioner Course Faculty
Dr. Marion Debus, MD, received her medical training at Ruhr-University Bochum 1989-1995.
Her professional training in internal medicine included time at Klinik Öschelbronn Germany (1996-2002), Princess of Wales Hospital Bridgend GB and Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Havelhöhe Berlin Germany. Between 2002 and 2005 Marion further specialised in hematology and oncology at Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus Stuttgart Germany. From 2005 to 2017 she was senior physician at the community hospital Havelhöhe Berlin with oncological ambulance. She is currently Head of the Department of Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine at Klinik Arlesheim. *photo credit: Christian Jaggi
Dr. Paul Faust, ND, is the Founder and Naturopathic Director of the Chesapeake Natural Health Center in Towson, Maryland. He is an active member of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ONCANP). Dr. Faust was instrumental in helping to pass legislation in April 2014 to license naturopathic doctors in the state of Maryland. He was the first Naturopath to be granted licensure by the Maryland Board of Physicians and serves on their Naturopathic Formulary Council. He has provided expert witness testimony for the Maryland Attorney General’s office for cases involving Naturopathic Medicine and has also provided expert testimony to the US Department of Health and Human Services on Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Faust has lectured on the philosophy and practice of naturopathic medicine at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He served on the editorial review board for the Alternative Medicine Review - a leading, peer-reviewed journal for complementary and alternative medicine research. In addition to his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, Dr. Faust holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware.
Dr. Peter Hinderberger, MD, PhD, received his medical degree in 1979 and his PhD in 1980 from the University of Berne, Switzerland. He is a primary care physician and medical director of the Ruscombe Mansion Community Health Center where he has been practicing since 1984. He was introduced to anthroposophic medicine and mistletoe use in 1978 during his internship at the Lukas Klinik in Switzerland (now Clinic Arlesheim). The clinic specializes in cancer using anthroposophic medical modalities (mistletoe, homeopathy, external applications, movement and art therapies).
Dr. Steven Johnson, DO, finished his residency in internal medicine at the University of MA affiliated hospitals, in Worcester in 1996 as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. He has lectured frequently in Europe and the United States on integrative medicine and oncology, with a focus on mistletoe therapies, biological and nutritional modalities, as well as running a large integrative medical clinic for 14 years, serving patients throughout the country due to its reputation for effective treatment. Several case studies were published at the John Brown Cancer Institute. He has lectured frequently in field of integrative and anthroposphic medicine at universities and conferences such as: Vanderbilt University, Bellarmine College, the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, the Herbal Symposium, the Holistic Nurses Association, the Indiana Osteopathic Association, the International Post-Graduate Anthroposophic Medical Training, the Biological Medicine Training and the Biodynamic Association conferences. He has also been a frequent teacher and supporter for several integrative therapy programs over the last two decades. He has written numerous magazine articles and been a guest on several radio shows. He helped to pass the first acupuncture bill in Kentucky and was the first clinician to bring prolotherapy and regenerative stem cell therapy to the Southern Kentucky/Indiana region. He is currently the president of the Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine, and a consultant for Uriel Pharmacy, and he edits several educational journals. He currently practices part-time in the Columbia County/Berkshire region of New York, and has a particular interest in “Health Creation” as a renewed public health paradigm. He is a frequent mentor for students for anthroposphic and integrative medicine and is known for his ability to successfully treat challenging health issues.