- Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology and Health
A native of Seattle, Dr. Edwards graduated from the University of Washington where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, earned his MD degree from the University of Colorado, trained in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and later completed an MBA at the University of Connecticut.
Thirty years of his career was focused on healthcare management and consulting including service as the senior physician executive in both community and university teaching hospitals. He operated a federal Patient Safety Organization conducted healthcare management research to help physician leaders improve quality and safety.
Dr. Edwards has also studied and practiced Maharishi Ayurveda since 1984 as an outgrowth of his practice of Transcendental Meditation. In 2017, he relocated to North Carolina from Connecticut. He now lives in Chapel Hill and contributes as adjunct faculty to the Integrative Medicine program at the University of North Carolina.