Professor Beverly Rubik earned her Ph.D. in biophysics in 1979 at the University of California at Berkeley. As a frontier scientist, she is internationally renowned for exploring biofield science and energy medicine. Her main area of focus is research on the subtle energetics of living systems, including spiritual healing. She has published over 60 papers and 2 books. Dr. Rubik serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, and Integrative Medicine Insights. She has served on the advisory boards of various groups, including the Program in Integrative Medicine under Dr. Andrew Weil.
Dr. Rubik was one of 18 Congressionally-appointed members of the Program Advisory Board to the Office of Alternative Medicine at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 1992-1997, and chaired the NIH panels on electromagnetic medicine and manual healing. This was the precursory organization to National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Dr. Rubik founded the Institute for Frontier Science (IFS) in 1996. Laurance S. Rockefeller, Sr., helped support the founding of the IFS. In 2002, IFS was awarded an NIH center grant for frontier medicine research on biofield science in consortium with researchers at the University of Arizona. Dr. Rubik was a project director in this consortium and supervised studies on Reiki, a form of Japanese spiritual healing, and on qigong therapy, a healing practice that originated in China.
Beverly Rubik has appeared on numerous television programs throughout the US and worldwide, including a live appearance on the most popular morning television program in the US, “Good Morning America” (ABC-TV), where she presented her research on the human energy field in December 2000. She serves as a consultant in the health care industry on maverick health and wellness products and as a holistic health consultant to individual clients.