Gary Null


Gary Null, BS, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Institute of Applied Biology
Director of Nutrition,
Nutrition Institute of America

America’s leading Health and Nutrition Expert
Alternative Medicine and Natural Healing Advocate
Award-Winning Talk Radio Host, Documentary Filmmaker & Investigative Reporter


Time magazine called him “The New Mr. Natural.” My Generation magazine dubbed him one of the top-four health gurus in the United States. For over three decades, Gary Null has been one of the foremost advocates of alternative medicine and natural healing.

An award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Null has over 70 books on nutrition, self-empowerment and public health issues, including his most recent, Power Aging. His syndicated public radio show, Natural Living with Gary Null, earned eight Silver Microphone Awards and was the longest-running, continuously aired health program in America (27 years). Currently The Gary Null Show can be heard on the number one Internet talk radio show VoiceAmerica ( from 12 noon to 1 p.m.EST. Null also broadcasts on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays on WPFW (89.3 FM) from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m EST in Washington D.C. The Gary Null Show is on WWRL (1600 AM) from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in New York. In addition, he can be heard in Los Angeles on Something’s Happening with Roy of Hollywood on KPFK (90.7 FM) from 12 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. PST. Lastly, Dr. Null can be heard on Sunday evenings on the Health Radio Network in New York.

The Gary Null Show is not a “chit-chat” show but, rather, an on-air health forum featuring knowledgeable guests and well-researched scientific information that is presented objectively and in layperson’s terms. The program’s combination of provocative interviews, controversial commentary, and listener call-ins motivate listeners to change their lives for the better.

Gary Null holds a Ph.D. in human nutrition and public health science. He has been a consistent voice on how to live a longer, more vital life through work that embraces the body, mind and spirit. Gary believes that much of what our society accepts as inevitable markers of aging are actually manifestations of a preventable disease process. Gary’s philosophy has influenced countless Americans to achieve a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle.

As the managing editor and lead investigator for the “Caveat Emptor” features of ABC Radio Network and WABC radio, Gary Null captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of people who saw that he was unafraid to address controversial issues involving public health and alternative health practices in this country. As a reporter, Gary conducted more than a hundred major investigations into issues such as AIDS, chronic fatigue, heart disease, diet and exercise, stress management, arthritis, vaccines, and allergies. Television programs such as 20/20 and 60 Minutes have featured his material.

As a documentary filmmaker, Gary has achieved critical acclaim. He’s produced over 70 films and videos on health and nutrition topics, including the award-winning Age Is Only A Number; Overcoming Depression and Anxiety Disorders Naturally, for which he received a coveted Gold CINDY (Cinema In Industry) Award; Deconstructing The Myth of AIDS, winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at both the New York and Los Angeles International Independent Film and Video Festivals; and Fatal Fallout, winner of both Best Director and Best Documentary awards at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.

Additionally, Gary Null’s special programs, such as Kiss Your Fat Goodbye, Get Fit Now and Seven Steps to Perfect Health, are regularly featured during PBS fundraising drives, spurring record-setting viewer contributions whenever broadcast.

Gary Null was the founder and director of the Health and Nutrition Certificate Program at Pratt Institute and at The School of Visual Arts. He was the founder of the National Health Resources Council and served as nutrition director at the Nutrition Institute of America. As an athlete, Gary has trained thousands of marathon runners and walkers through his Natural Living Walking and Running Club. He is a TAC Master Champion athlete and twice MAC Track and Field Masters Athlete of the Year.

Gary Null has been featured in numerous publications, including The Daily News, Time, People, Fitness, Time Out, and Vegetarian Times. Many of Gary’s publications have been widely recognized as milestones in the health movement. Throughout the years, he has garnered much recognition for his dedication, advocacy and in-depth coverage of vital health issues, receiving the Truth in Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting and The Human Rights Award from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights. His scholarly and academic papers have been published in such prestigious, peer review scientific journals as The Townsend Letter for Doctors, The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition.

Gary Null lives in New York City.


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR and writer of over seventy books on health, nutrition and personal development.

DOCUMENTARY FILM and TELEVISION PRODUCER of over one hundred feature-length documentaries, half-hour television series programs, PBS specials, health and personal development videos.

SYNDICATED TALK RADIO HOST of the longest running health program in America, Natural Living with Gary Null.

RESEARCH SCIENTIST Research Fellow of the Institute of Applied Biology, Nutrition Research Division Director for the National Hypoglycemia Association, Researcher of Agricultural Sciences at the Fertile Earth Farm Project, Nutrition Director for the Nutrition Institute of America, Founder of the National Health Resources Council.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS New York State Licensed Dietician/Nutritionist, International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists, Cancer Prevention Coalition, Int’l Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, American Holistic Medical Association, Institute of Noetic Sciences, National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, Board of Directors; The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, N.Y. Chiropractic College; Associate Professor of Health Sciences.

PUBLISHER Former publisher of monthly health and nutrition publications; Natural Living Newsletter and the Natural Living Newsletter.

EDUCATOR Director: Nutrition institute of America; Director: Institute of Applied Biology, Human Nutrition Division; Director, Instructor: Gary Null’s Health and Nutrition Program, School of Visual Arts; Instructor: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle, CUNY Graduate Center Continuing Education; Adjunct Professor and Visiting Scholar, School of Administrative Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University: Lifestyle Modification for Community Leaders.

EDUCATION B.S., Human Nutrition, Edison State College; Ph.D., Human Nutrition and Public Health Science, Union Graduate School.


The Consumer Education Award: Health Resources Council - 1991
NY Regional Alumni Award for Exceptional Public Service: Union Institute - 1995

Environmental Lifetime Achievement Award: Earth First Foundation

Truth in Journalism Award: American Chiropractic Association Investigative Reporting - 1995
Truth in Journalism Award: Health Education AIDS Liaison - 1991
Health Journalism Award, Investigative Reporting: American Chiropractic Association - 1981, 1985

Human Rights Award: Citizens Commission on Human Rights - 1995
Special Investigations Award: Mental Health Patients’ Rights
International Human Rights in Broadcast Journalism: American Chiropractic Association - 1994


New York Festivals
Certificate of Distinction, Finalist Winner: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
March of Dimes Achievement In Radio (AIR)
Awards Finalist: Anti Depressants, Are they Safe?
Zoie Film Festival
Second Place Award for Best Documentary: Gulf War Syndrome: A Deadly Legacy

Sarasota Film Festival

Cultural Impressions Documentary Film Award: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival, Los Angeles Screening
Grand Jury Prize, Best Director of a Documentary: Fatal Fallout
World Media Festival Hamburg
Intermedia Globe Gold Lifestyle Documentary: Supercharge Your Immune System
Honolulu International Festival
Jury Category of Integral Realization: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Honorable Mention: Fatal Fallout
March of Dimes Achievement In Radio (AIR)
Awards Finalist, Best Non-Music show: Natural Living With Gary Null
Awards Finalist, Best Syndicated Show Originating in New York: ECT: A Second Opinion
Health and Science Communications Association (HeSCA)
Leadership in Health & Science Communication: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Worldfest Houston
Gold Award: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Zoie Film Festival
Awards Finalist: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Columbus International Film & Video Festival The Chris Awards
Bronze Plaque: Supercharge Your Immune System
Honorable Mention: Fatal Fallout, Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Certificate of Participation: Power Aging
Annapolis Film Festival
Awards Finalist: Fatal Fallout
New York Festivals
Awards Finalist: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS

US International Film & Video Festival

Certificate for Creative Excellence: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
US International Film & Video Festival
Certificate for Creative Excellence: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS

Columbus International Film & Video Festival, The Chris Awards

Honorable Mention: De-Stress Now
Silver Microphone Awards
National Finalist: Women’s Health Issues
Worldfest Houston
Special Jury Gold Award: It’s Not Your Fault You’re Fat
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival
Best Documentary, Current Issues, Medicine & Health: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS
Los Angeles International Independent Film & Video Festival
Best Documentary, Medicine & Health Research: Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS

CINDY International

Silver Award: Gulf War Syndrome: A Deadly Legacy
Mature Media
Bronze Award: Staying Young Forever

New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

Bronze Award: AIDS: A Second Opinion
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival
Gold Award, Investigative Documentary: Gulf War Syndrome: A Deadly Legacy


Silver Medal: Summer World Games, Puerto Rico - 2003
Track and Field Masters Athlete of the Year: Metropolitan Athletic Congress - 1995
Outstanding Achievement Award: Metropolitan Athletic Congress - 1994
Master Championship Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Metropolitan Athletic Congress - 1992
Grand Prix Indoor Champion: Metropolitan Athletic Congress - 1992


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