About

Patrick QuillinDr. Patrick Quillin

Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS is an internationally recognized expert in the area of nutrition and cancer. He has nearly 30 years experience as a clinical nutritionist, of which 10 years were spent as the Vice President of Nutrition for a leading nation-wide cancer hospital system.

He has earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in nutrition and is a registered and licensed dietitian (RD & LD) and Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) with the American College of Nutrition.

He has appeared on over 40 television and 220 radio shows nationwide and is a regular speaker for medical and trade conventions. He has been a consultant to the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Army Breast Cancer Research Group, Scripps Clinic, La Costa Spa, and United States Department of Agriculture; taught college nutrition for 9 years, and worked as a hospital dietitian.

He obtained an Investigative New Drug number (48,676) from the Food and Drug Administration in September of 1995 to conduct research on bovine cartilage in advanced cancer patients.

His 15 books have sold over 2 million copies and include the best sellers HEALING NUTRIENTS and BEATING CANCER WITH NUTRITION. (now translated into Japanese, Korean and Chinese) He edited the textbook, ADJUVANT NUTRITION IN CANCER TREATMENT and organized the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd international symposia on “Adjuvant Nutrition in Cancer Treatment. He is listed in “Who’s Who in Science”.

CURRENT & RECENT POSITIONS:

1993-present, CEO, Nutrition Times Press, Inc, Carlsbad, CA

1993-present, CEO, American Eagle Nutrition, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

1998-present, CEO, Educating.net, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

2001-2007, Clinical Nutritionist, Center for Advanced Medicine, Encinitas, California

1990-2000, Director of Nutrition, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago, Tulsa, Seattle

1993-present, CEO, Nutrition Times Press, Inc, Carlsbad, CA

1993-present, CEO, American Eagle Nutrition, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

1998-present, CEO, Educating.net, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

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Published Works

Books:

  • THE DIABETES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, Leader Co., N.Canton, OH, 1999
  • BEATING CANCER WITH NUTRITION, Nutrition Times Press, Carlsbad, 2005; now translated into Japanese, Chinese ,Korean
  • HEALING SECRETS FROM THE BIBLE, Nutrition Times Press, Tulsa, 1996
  • HONEY, GARLIC & VINEGAR, Leader Co., N. Canton, OH, 1996
  • HEALTH TIPS, Nutrition Times, Tulsa, 1996
  • HEALING POWER OF WHOLE FOODS, Vitamix, Cleveland, 1994
  • ADJUVANT NUTRITION IN CANCER TREATMENT, Cancer Treatment Research Foundation, Arlington Heights, IL, 1994
  • THE WISDOM OF AMISH FOLK MEDICINE, Leader Co., N.Canton, OH, 1993
    SAFE EATING, M.Evans, NY, 1990
  • THE LA COSTA BOOK OF NUTRITION, Pharos Books, New York, 1988
  • HEALING NUTRIENTS, Contemporary Books, Chicago, 1987, in paperback by Random House, NY, 1988
  • THE LA COSTA PRESCRIPTION FOR LONGER LIFE, Ballantine Books, NY, 1985

 

Chapter:

“The Nutritional Support of Surgical Recovery”, Hetter (ed.), THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF BLUNT SUCTION LIPECTOMY, Little Brown, and Co., Boston, MA 1984 (best selling textbook on plastic surgery); completely revised 1990

 

Journal:

  • Quillin, Nutrition Science News, vol.2, no.9, p.456, Sept.1997
  • Quillin, Alternative & Complementary Therapies, vol.1, no.5, p.273, Sept.1995 Quillin, American Journal of Natural Medicine, p.8, June 1995
  • Quillin, J. of Advancement in Medicine, vol.8, no.3, p.177, Fall 1995
  • Quillin, J. of Applied Nutrition, vol. 39, no.2, p.65, 1987

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Doctorate in Philosophy, Nutrition Education. Kensington University, Glendale, CA. (1979-81)
  • M.S., Master of Science, Applied Human Nutrition. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. (1978-79)
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Foods and Nutrition (honors). Chemistry minor. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. (1975-77)
  • University of Notre Dame, premedicine, Notre Dame, IN. (1969-71)
  • Princeton High School, Princeton, IL 1969, fourth in a class of 200, Illinois Merit Scholar

Professional License

  • Registered Dietitian (R529351) with the American Dietetic Association, Chicago, IL. (1979 to present)
  • Licensed Dietitian (LD 729) with Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure (1992 to present)
  • Certified Nutrition Specialist with American College of Nutrition (Mar.1994 to present)

 

Continuing Education:

Since 1979, Quillin has accrued at least 15 hours per year in continuing education, including ACAM, Scripps Clinic conference on “natural supplements: an evidence based approach”, Institute of Functional Medicine “cancer as a chronic disease”, and many comparable graduate level courses

 

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Nutrition
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • American Institute of Cancer Research
  • International Association of Vitamins and Nutritional Oncology
  • International Academy of Preventive Medicine

 

Other Professional Honors

  • Earned a Investigative New Drug number (48,676) from the Food and Drug Administration in September of 1995 to research the use of bovine cartilage as sole therapy in advanced refractory cancer patients
  • Grant Reviewer, U.S. Army Breast Cancer Research Project, Alexandria, VA, Sept.1996
  • Grant reviewer, National Institutes of Health, Office of Alternative Medicine, Bethesda, July 1993
  • Organized 3 annual symposia “Adjuvant Nutrition in Cancer Treatment”, Nov.6-7, 1992, Tulsa, OK; and Mar.17-19, 1994, San Diego, CA, Sept.28-30, 1995 in Tampa, FL
  • Nutritional Consultant to the International Advisory Board of the Lipoplasty Society of North America (1988-90)
  • Commendation for the Illinois Senate, resolution #408, June 29, 1985
  • Lifetime Communtiy College Teaching Credential from the State of California (1979)
  • Licensed to Provide Continuing Education to Registered Nurses in the State of California: BRN 04716 (1982-89)
  • Trained at University of California, Los Angeles to directly access files in the National Library of Medicine via computer modem, Medlars, Medline, Bethesda, MD (1983 to present)
  • Toastmasters International member for 2 years, winner of two club contests

 

Faculty Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor of Nutrition, School of Education, National University, Vista, CA (1983-89)
    Master’s degree program in Nutrition, Behavior, and Learning. Classes taught: Biological Correlates of Development, Nutrition through the Life Cycle I, Nutrition through the Life Cycle II, Developmental Neurobiology and Mechanisms of Behavior: Nutrition, Hyperactivity, Allergic Syndrome and Learning Competence; Biological Basis for Crime, Delinquency, and Mental Dysfunctions
  • Lecturer in Department of Family Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (1979-81)
    Classes taught: Nutrition (for nutrition, nursing, and pre-professional majors), Nutritional Aspects of Human Physical and Athletic Performance
  • Lecturer in Foods and Nutrition, Mesa College, San Diego, CA (1979-83)
    Classes taught: Fundamentals of Human Nutrition, Advanced Human Nutrition, Nutrition and Weight Control
  • Lecturer in Foods and Nutrition, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA (1979-83)
    Classes taught: Fundamentals of Human Nutrition, Advanced Human Nutrition, Nutrition in Human Development, Food Sanitation Credential class for restaurant owners

Media Appearances

Television

  • Dr. Richard Becker “Your Health”, 1999, 2001, 2003,2005,2007
  • Doug Kaufman,”Know the cause”, 1999, 2002, 2009
  • Milwaukee News, Milwaukee, WS, Sept.1999
  • Sun Up, Wichita, KS, August 1999
  • TV Food Network, NYC, August 1996
  • WGN, Chicago, IL, October 1995
  • Doctor to Doctor, Trinity Broadcasting, September 1995
  • Praise the Lord, Trinity Broadcasting, international satellite, March 1995
  • Washington DC, WUSA Superstation, NBC affiliate, Feb. 1994
  • America’s Talking Cable Network, New York, 4 appearances in 1994 & 1995
  • Lifetime Magazine, National broadcast, Aug.1994
  • Nationwide cable with Jamie Farr “Alive & Well” (1/86)
  • KHJ-TV Los Angeles, (5/89)
  • KGO-TV San Francisco (5/89)
  • Omnibus cable Boston (5/89)
  • WTVT-TV Tampa (5/89), WTSP-TV Tampa (5/89)
  • Six times on KFMB-TV San Diego
  • 3 times on LeSea Broadcasting, national, South Bend, IN (6/90, 5/96, 9/97)
  • 11 times on local Tulsa television (channels 2, 6, 8, 23, 47), 1990-95

Radio

Over 250 radio shows, including National Public Radio and many nationwide syndicated programs, such as Dr. Robert Atkins, Prescription for Health, and many others.

Newspaper:

15 newspaper articles, including Los Angeles Times.

Pamphlets:

  • Quillin, “Vitamins, Aging, & Health”, Leader Co., Canton, OH, 1990
  • Quillin, “Healing Foods for Your Heart”, Leader Co., 1990
  • Quillin, THE NUTRITION ENCYCLOPEDIA, Nutrex Enterprises, San Diego, CA 1984; now distributed by Bronson Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest vitamin firms in the USA

Magazines:

  • Choices, Seattle
  • “Why Cancer Will Soon Be the Number One Killer”, vol.4, no.3, Mar.1993
  • Health Counselor, Green Bay, WI
  • “Traditional cancer therapies are not enough”, vol.4, no.4, May 1992
  • “Alternative cancer treatment”, vol.4, no.5, July 1992
  • “Comprehensive cancer treatment”, vol.4, no.6, Sept.1992
  • “Bovine cartilage”, vol.8, no.3, Feb.1996
  • “Melatonin”, vol.8, no.5, Oct.1996
  • Bestways, Carson City, NV,
  • “Losing It All for Good”,September 1982
  • “Chromium”, May 1982
  • “Processed Fats”, March 1982
  • Inspiration Press, Tulsa, OK, monthly publication for Christian community
  • columns in March, April, May 1992 issues

 Videos:

  • “Kitchen Health Tips”, with Patrick Quillin & Noreen Quillin, 56 minutes, Nutrition Times Press, Inc. 1997
  • “Nutrition & Cancer”, Quillin as author, producer, director; copyright Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1990
  • “Full Spectrum Cancer Treatment”, Quillin as author, producer, director; copyright Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1991

Other Professional Experience

Consultant and grant reviewer to the National Institutes of Health, Office of Alternative Medicine, Bethesda, MD 1995

Consultant and grant reviewer to the United States Army Breast Cancer Research project, Bethesda, MD 1996

Consultant to American International Hospital, Zion, IL (1989-90), an affiliate of Cancer Treatment Centers of Tulsa.

Co-editor of the Nutrition Times, (1986-88), San Diego, CA, a monthly newsletter providing continuing education for licensed health care professionals, including MD, RD, DO, RN.

Consultant to Surgi-Vite, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (1988-90). Design a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement for surgical recovery. Write and design all educational pamphlets and brochures to accompany product. Assist in marketing and promotion.

Lecturer with Nutrition Dimension, San Diego, CA (1986-88). Present 6 hour (1 day) lectures on the subject of nutrition for licensed health care professionals. Continuing education units are earned for seminar participants. 53 seminars presented throughout California.

Consultant to the La Costa Hotel and Spa, Carlsbad, CA, (1983-89). Deliver weekly lectures to spa guests on the functions of nutrients in the human body. Evaluate and select a computer diet analysis program to assess diets of the guests.

Consultant to Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, LaJolla, CA (1981-83). Design the nutritional component of the Executive Fitness Program for the Department of Preventive Medicine (Gary Scherer, director). Orchestrate regular nutrition conferences for the public. Design and deliver a series of nutrition classes for the public. Write a nutrition booklet for Scripps patients and guests.

Consultant to Wealth Formulas International, Grand Terrace, CA (1982-83). Design a nutrition product and program surrounding this product to allow safe weight loss. Deliver lectures and write material to explain the program and product.

Consultant to United Consumer’s Club, Merrillville, IN, (1983-84). Design a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement formula to be marketed nationwide by an established firm. Write promotional brochures. Speak to professional and lay groups on the product.

Consultant to Tomorrow’s Nutrition Technology, Carlsbad, CA (1982-83). Design a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement formula based upon lifestyle risk factors. Write promotional brochures. Speak to professional and lay groups on the product.

Consultant to Northwestern Illinois Association, DeKalb, IL, (1978-79). Using funds provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, develop and conduct nutrition workshops for teachers. Explain the relevance of nutrition to growth, development, and intellectual performance and how to incorporate this knowledge into a classroom setting. Gather resource library of relevant books and audio-visual material.

Hospital Dietician (combined work/study program for RD eligibility), Mercy Center, Aurora, IL, (1978-79). Check patient’s menus for nutritional adequacy. Employee and food service management.

Weight Control Nutritionist, Sportsworld Ltd., San Diego, CA, (1977). Teach nutrition classes to a summer camp of overweight youth (ages 8-21). Design daily diets.

 

Public Lectures (a sample of the more than 200 major speeches presented)

  • Adjuvant nutrition in cancer treatment, American College for the Advancement of Medicine, San Diego 1994, Long Beach 2001, Washington 2003
  • International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN) conference speaker Orlando, FL 2003
  • Adjuvant Nutrition in Cancer Treatment, Association of Community Cancer Centers, Long Beach, CA, Sept.1999
  • Supportive Nutrition in Oncology, American College for Advancement of Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 1997
  • Nutritional Oncology, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Portland, OR, Aug.1998
  • Clinical Applications of Natural Medicine, Chicago, IL September 1997
  • Keynote speaker, Applications of Clinical Nutrition, CME conference sponsored by Bodywise International, Washington, DC September 1997
  • University of California at Irvine, International Conference on Nutrition and Cancer, Newport Beach, CA, July, 1997
  • University of Southern California conference on complementary medicine, Santa Monica, CA, May 1997
  • Cancer Control Society, 3 times, 1993, 1995, 1997, Pasadena, CA
  • invited professor & grand rounds expert, National College of Naturopathy (America’s oldest accredited college of naturopathy), Portland, OR, April 1997
  • invited professor & grand rounds expert, Bastyr University of Naturopathy, Seattle, WA, Apr. 1997
  • Hawaii Christian Leadership week, 3 times, Feb. 1996, Feb. 1995, Feb. 1993
  • Keynote speaker, International Association of Cancer Victors, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 1997
  • Keynote speaker, Natural Products Expo, March 1996 in Anaheim, & October 1996 in Baltimore
  • Orthomolecular Medical Conference, Toronto, Canada (4/95)
  • “Nutrition and cancer treatment”, Cancer Therapeutics, University of Colorado, Denver, 9/94
  • “Nutrition and cancer–opportunities in wellness”, National Wellness Conf, Stevens Pt WI (7/94)
  • “Nutrition in cancer treatment”, Orange County Dietetics Association, Santa Ana, CA (1/94)
  • “Nutrition in Cancer Prevention & Treatment”, Natural Products Expo East, Baltimore, MD (9/93)
  • “Adjuvant Nutrition in Cancer Treatment”, Continuing Education Medical Staff Meeting, Sierra Medical Center, El Paso, TX (5/93)
  • “Yin & Yang of Anti-oxidants & Pro-oxidants”, International Bio-Oxidative Medical Association, Reston, VA (4/93)
  • “Nutritional Support of Surgical Recovery” presented to the Lipoplasty Society of North America in Toronto (10/88) and San Diego (2/89)
  • “Nutritional Intervention for the Headache Patient”, presented to optometrists at the Optifair, Anaheim, CA, Sept. 1987
  • “The Nutritional Support of the Food Allergy Patient” presented to the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Physicians, Advanced Seminar, Feb. 1986, Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA; and Again in May 1986, in San Antonia, TX
  • “Food Facts & Fallacies”, California Health Federation, San Diego, May, 1985
  • International Conference of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, October 1984
  • North American Conference of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Coronado Island, CA, January 1984
  • Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, LaJolla, CA: Nutritional Considerations for the Older Adult (4/82); Special Nutritional Considerations for the Older Adult, April (4/82); Special Nutritional Considerations for Children (3/82); Special Nutritional Considerations for Women (1/82); Nutrition and the Superactive Individual, (1/81); Malnutrition in the Land of Plenty (1/81); Prudent Nutrition (10/80)
  • Illinois Chiropractic Society Annual Convention, Chicago, IL (3/81 & 3/89)

Dissertations

  • Variations in Human Blood Glucose (Ph.D.), 1981
  • The Development of a Nutritionally Oriented Teaching Game to be Used in a Coordinated Nutrition Education Program (M.S.), 1979

Patents

  • Low splash steady state waterfall, U.S. Patent # 5,326,032 issued July 5, 1994
  • Sinus Cleanser, a homeopathic nasal wash, U.S. Patent# 6,899,903, issued May 31, 2005