Dr. Mercola is the founder of, the world’s leading natural health website. As a student in the University of Illinois at Chicago, he helped to develop a nationwide online system for finding kidney transplant recipients. The experience showed him how powerful the Internet could be for medicine.

In 2009, Dr. Mercola was named the Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post. He has been featured in TIME magazine, LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ABC News with Peter Jennings, Today Show and Dr. Oz.