William H. Philpott, M.D. (1919-2009), had specialty training and practice in psychiatry, neurology, electroencephalography, nutrition, environmental medicine and toxicology. He was a founding member of the Academy of Orthomolecular Psychiatry, as well as a fellow of the Orthomolecular Psychiatric Society and the Society of Environmental Medicine and Toxicology.
Between 1970 and 1975, he did a research project searching for the causes of major
mental illnesses and degenerative diseases, which resulted in the publication of
the books, Brain Allergies and Victory Over Diabetes. Retiring in 1990 after 40
years of medical practice, he has engaged in research as a member of an Institutional
Review Board, which follows FDA guidelines. In this capacity, he guided physicians
and gathered data on the treatment and prevention of degenerative diseases using
The Linus Pauling Award was presented to William H. Philpott, M.D. in 1998 by the
Orthomolecular Health Society, “for his scientific leadership and scholarship
spanning the entire history of Orthomolecular medicine”.
Dr. William H. Philpott, M.D. has written the following books:
- Magnet Therapy (AlternativeMedicine.com Books; 2000; ISBN: 1887299211)
- Brain Allergies: The Psychonutrient and Magnetic Connections, 2nd Ed. (McGraw-Hill; 2000; ISBN: 0658003984)
- Bio-Magnetic Handbook (Lothrop Technologies; 1990; Out Of Print)
- Victory Over Diabetes (Keats Publishing; 1991; ISBN: 0879835486)