David Kern, ND, LAc


1999 Appointed to Mayor’s Task Force on Health and Wellness
2001 First ND in Hawaii, admitted to state hospital staff, Maui Memorial Medical Center
2005 First ND recipient of ‘Heroes in Health Care’ annual honor, presented by Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation
2005 Commendation from governor of Hawaii for service to the people of Maui in the field of naturopathic medicine and women’s health
2006 Appointed to Board of Naturopathic Medicine for State of Hawaii. Currently serve as chair

National College of Naturopathic Medicine – ND
AmerAsian College of Acupunture – LAc



  • Began  the study and prescribing of bioidentical hormones in 1979
  • First ND to participate in initial medical seminars on bioidentical hormones, with Broda O. Barnes, MD Research Foundation and the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
  • 1990s advance study of bioidentical hormones with physicians from Europe
  • 2005 intensified evidence-based study, research and participation with Neal Rouzier, MD
  • Maintain clinically active practice in Hawaii for 35 years; teaching and lecturing on aging and safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormone therapy