Assistant Clinical Professor, Director of the Complementary and Integrative Therapy Program
Health Sciences Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 1219
Stephanie Maxine Ross is a leading expert in Complementary and Integrative Therapy (CIT), a renowned educator, with expertise in Botanical Medicine, Clinical Aromatherapy and Nutrition, with a specialty in Women’s Integrative Health. She is a pioneer in the vitally important area of bringing Complementary and Integrative Therapy (CIT) education to nurses, medical students, and to other healthcare professionals throughout the United States.
Professor Ross is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Director of the Program in Complementary and Integrative Therapies (CIT). In addition to her teaching, she is expert Advisor in CIT and the research and content specialist in curriculum and program development. Professor Ross is honored to have been the recipient of the Drexel University Outstanding Teacher Award, and is listed in Who’s Who in Health Sciences Academia. She is the Corresponding Editor for the prestigious peer-reviewed Holistic Nursing Practice Journal; her featured column is “Herbal and Nutritional Supplements.”
Stephanie Maxine Ross is a nationally recognized speaker on Botanical Medicine, Women’s Natural Health and Complementary and Integrative Therapies. She has lectured extensively to nurses, and to other health care practitioners at conferences throughout the country. She serves on the advisory board for the Center For Frontier Sciences, and the speaker’s bureau for the American Botanical Council. In 1996, she was appointed Director of Botanical Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine where she initiated the first course in Herbal Medicine to be offered in a medical school in the United States. Stephanie Maxine Ross was primary consultant in the development of the Botanical Medicine curriculum at the Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, under the directorship of Andrew Weil, M.D. She has held the position as Spokesperson and Science Advisor for the internationally renowned phytomedicine company CamoCare/Lichtwer Pharma USA.