Dr. Terry Shintani, MD, JD, MPH, KSJ is an American physician, attorney, nutritionist, author, lecturer, radio show host and community advocate.
He is formally designated a "Living Treasure of Hawaii".
Dr. Shintani is best known for his whole-person health programs and pioneering the Eat More, Weigh Less Diet and the Shintani Diet programs. In the Legal field, he created a landmark law to allow Native Hawaiian practitioners to practice without fear of prosecution. He founded the innovative integrative medicine clinical practice at the Dept of Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Hawaii...and is currently the president of the Hawaii Health Foundation
Dr. Shintani has been chosen as our Kalama Awards Honoree in Health Care for his commitment to health through the teaching of integrating healthy alternatives of mind and body. He continues to teach our community how to become healthy.