Professional Bio

Roger Newman Turner (BAc, ND, DO, MRN, FBAcC) is a practitioner of naturopathy, osteopathy, and acupuncture and runs the practices established in the 1950s by his father, F.Newman Turner, in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, and London. Roger graduated from the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy in 1963, obtained the Licentiate of the British College of Acupuncture in 1966, and his Bachelor of Acupuncture in 1973. He is a member of the General Council and Register of Naturopaths, a Fellow of the British Acupuncture Council, and of the British Naturopathic Association, and registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Roger Newman Turner has travelled widely both to lecture and participate in conferences on complementary medicine in such countries as Japan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, China, and the U.S.A.. He has been on two extended medical delegations to China and was a Keynote Lecturer at international conferences on natural and integrated medicine in Australia, India, and Israel. He has appeared on radio and TV in various parts of the world.

He is the author of a number of books on diet and health, a contributor to several encyclopaedias and handbooks on complementary medicine and was the editor of the British Journal of Acupuncture for eleven years until 1992. He is also a Trustee of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine and formerly the Tyringham Foundation, which was responsible for a famous residential naturopathic clinic for more than 30 years before it closed in the late 1990s.

Professional offices
Secretary,Research Society for Natural Therapeutics (1966-75)
President, British Acupuncture Association (1990-92)
Faculty, British College of Acupuncture (1973-92, Chairman, Board of Governors 1982-1985)
Trustee, Research Council for Complementary Medicine; (Chairman, 1993-97) 1983-2009
Trustee, Tyringham Foundation, 1985-2005.
Served on various professional councils and committees for education and integrated medicine.

First Aid Nature’s Way (first published as Naturopathic First Aid, 1969)
Diets to Help Hay Fever and Asthma (1970)
Diets to Help Heart Disorders (1971)
Slimmers Guide to Calories (1974)
Self-Help for Gallbladder Troubles(1977)
Diets to Control Cholesterol (1978)
Naturopathic Medicine (1984, revised 1990, revised and updated 2000)
New Self- Help for Angina (1987)
The Hay Fever Handbook (1988)
Banish Back Pain (1989)
Co-Author (with Royston Low): Principles and Practice of Moxibustion (1981)
(All published by Thorsons Publishers, England. Translated variously into French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Italian, Greek))

Contributor and editorial adviser to various handbooks and encyclopaedias on health and Journal of Naturopathic Medicine (US), International Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine(UK). Served on Editorial Boards of British Naturopathic Journal, European Journal of Oriental Medicine, and Complementary Therapies in Medicine.