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educator , herbal medicine consultant

Simon Yarnton Mills, British herbal medicine consultant, educator. Achievements include first to Establishment of most comprehensive evidence base on the use of herbal remedies. Grantee Biomed Research grant, European Commission, 1993-1996. Member of College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy, National Institute of Medical Herbalists.

Background

Mills, Simon Yarnton was born on November 2, 1949 in Lyons, France. Son of Hamilton Yarnton and Vlasta Mills.

Education

Masters, Cambridge University, England, 1977.

Career

Director center for complementary health studies University of Exeter, England, 1987—2003. Secretary European Science Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP), England, since 1996. Director, masters of science in herbal medicine program Tai Sophia Institute for the Healing Arts, Laurel, Maryland, since 1998.

Teaching fellow Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, England, since 2003. President British Herbal Medicine Association, Bournemouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom, since 2004. Special advisor House of Lords Select Committees, London, 1998—2000.

Chair, regulatory committee Prince of Wales' Foundation for Integrated Health, London, 1996—2003. Member, advisory panel on botanicals United States Pharmacopeia, Rockville, Maryland, since 2002. Founding chairman Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, London, 1985—1989.

Member editorial board Complementary Therapies in Medicine (Elsevier), London, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to Establishment of most comprehensive evidence base on the use of herbal remedies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (reference text) Essential Guide to Herbal Safety, Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy.

Membership

Member of College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy, National Institute of Medical Herbalists.

Connections

Married Rachel Mary Charlesworth, June 21, 1985. Children: Daniel Yarnton, Bridget Mary.

father:
Hamilton Yarnton

mother:
Vlasta Mills

spouse:
Rachel Mary Charlesworth

children:
Daniel Yarnton Mills

Bridget Mary Mills