Dalal Akoury, MD
Dalal Akoury, MD has dedicated her career to identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illness through a groundbreaking whole-systems medicine approach known as Functional, Integrative, Sexual, Cellular and Metabolic Medicine. She is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in his field. Through her private practice, education efforts, writing, research, advocacy and public work, she strives to improve access to Functional, Regenerative, Sexual, and Metabolic, Medicine, and to widen the understanding and practice of it, empowering others to stop managing symptoms and instead treat the underlying causes of illness, thereby also tackling our chronic-disease epidemic.
Mission Statement: To ensure an appreciation and availability of health and wellness to everyone, at every stage of life, through an understanding of the body’s innate healing ability, and to ignite the spark of health that all people carry deep inside, and to help them rediscover that sparkle of wellness in both a personal and global way, continuously and synergistically aligning body, mind, and spirit.
Dr. Akoury is founder and Medical Director of The AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center. She is Fellowship trained and certified in Integrative Cancer Therapy, Healthy Aging, Regenerative, Metabolic and Functional Medicine, and has more than twenty years of accumulated experience in emergency medicine, pediatrics, and a master's degree in public health. Dr. Akoury has also served fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology and has performed research in leukemia and the effects of smoking at Emory in collaboration with the CDC. Over the past several years, Dr. Akoury has focused strictly on stress and its effect on aging,
Dr. Akoury has published several cancer research papers and has written several articles on the topic of addiction and is a well-known advocate and speaker. Dr. Dalal Akoury is a Seasoned Media and Community Public Speaker. She is knowledgeable on obesity, fitness, and nutrition,
Dr. Dalal Akoury is an expert on women’s health. As a women Health speaker she focuses on the specific needs of women and will educate, enrich and empower them on all fronts. She encourages women to take ownership of their health, wellbeing, and careers, enabling them with the tools to do. This lifetime of experience, along with a unique sensitivity, genuine compassion, and a driving passion to inspire health in everyone has prepared “Dr. Dolly” to be the doctor she is today. About developing her dream, AWAREmed, Dr. Akoury says, "My mission is to ignite the spark of health deep within everyone, and to allow this sparkle of wellness to shine through everyone's eyes, becoming one with the universe, and aligning body, mind, and spirit."
Dr. Akoury currently writes frequently articles for The Townsend Letters, she is on the Medical Advisory Board at The International Organization of Integrative Cancer Physicians (IOICP). She is on the Board of Directors of The Best Answer for cancer.