Professional Bio


Dr. David M. Brady almost 30-years of experience as an integrative practitioner and over 25 years in health sciences academia. He is a licensed naturopathic medical physician in Connecticut and Vermont, is board certified in functional medicine and clinical nutrition, and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

Dr. David Brady

He was the long-time vice president for health sciences and director of the Human Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, where he continues to serve as an associate professor of clinical sciences. He maintains a private practice, Whole Body Medicine, in Fairfield, CT (USA). Dr. Brady is also the Chief Medical Officer for Designs for Health, Inc. and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC, and is an expert consultant to the nutritional supplement and clinical laboratory industries.

Dr. Brady is one of the foremost authorities on properly diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia, has been featured in top popular media including Dr. Oz, ELLE and NPR; has published in leading peer-reviewed medical journals including Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Disease and Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal.

He is an internationally sought-after presenter on nutritional, functional and integrative medicine. He has appeared on the speaking panel of some of the largest and most prestigious conferences in the field including; IFM, ACAM, A4M, IHS, AANP, AIHM, IAACN, ICC-CIM and many more.

Dr. Brady has published a multitude of peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbooks related to chronic pain, autoimmunity and functional gastroenterology and is a featured contributing author in the medical textbooks; Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients-2nd Ed. (Kohlstadt I, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2012), Integrative Gastroenterology (Mullin G, Oxford Press, Weil Integrative Medicine Library, New York, NY, 2011) and Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine -2nd Ed. (Bralley JA, Lord RS, Metametrix Institute. Duluth, GA. 2008). His latest Amazon best-selling book, The Fibro-Fix, was published by Rodale and released in July of 2016. Learn more at FibroFix.com

Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

TV Appearances and Video


Nutrigenomics and Precision Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. David Brady

Nutrigenomics and Precision Lifestyle Medicine (Big Data Made Simple and Clinically Actionable with Opus-23 Explorer). From the 2020 Integrative Healthcare Symposium (IHS), New York, N.Y. (February 22, 2020)

The Wellness Hour

Dr. Brady is interviewed again by nationally syndicated medical talk show host Randy Alvarez to discuss fibromyalgia and his latest book, The Fibro Fix.

Autoimmune Disease

Dr. Brady is interviewed by Ronald Klatz, M.D., host of the popular medical show Imortality Now while at the American Academy for Anti-Aging (A4M) in Las Vegas, NV in December of 2015 and discusses how stealth infections, viruses and parasites can harm our gut health and compromise our immune system, which in turn can trigger a host of autoimmune diseases.

The Wellness Hour

Dr. Brady is interviewed by nationally syndicated medical talk show host Randy Alvarez to discuss the field of Functional Medicine.

Dr. Brady Presentation on Flavocoxid for the Natural Management of Inflammation and Pain

Radio and Podcast Appearances


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The Fibromyalgia Fix with Dr. David Brady

On today’s episode, I am joined by Dr. David Brady, author of FibroFix and 30-year integrative practitioner. Dr. Brady is one of the foremost authorities on properly diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia. Click here to listen to the podcast

The Dr. Hedberg Show

How to Overcome Fibromyalgia with Dr. David Brady

Dr. David Brady talks about the history of fibromyalgia diagnosis, the causes of fibromyalgia, the difference between “Classic” Fibromyalgia and “Pseudo” Fibromyalgia, treatment strategies, supplements for Fibromyalgia, and much more Click here to listen to the podcast

Dr. Ruscio Radio

Interview of Dr. Brady on Fibromyalgia on the Dr. Michael Ruscio Radio Podcast

Dr. David Brady answers the question of how do you know whether you have fibromyalgia and should pursue treatments for it or if you have something else like hypothyroid or arthritis. Click here to listen to the podcast

Podcast interview

Interview on the Release of the Fibro Fix Book

On July 12th, 2016 Dr Brady was interviewed on WICC 600AM to discuss the release of his new book “The Fibro Fix”. Click here to listen to the interview

Ruthless Compassion

Empowering You to Heal Your Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Syndrome

On today’s episode Dr. David Brady talks how many people diagnosed with Fibromyalgia actually have other disorders, and how all of these can be healed. Click here to listen to the podcast

Dr. Joe Tatta

The Fibro-Fix: How to Correctly Diagnose and Reverse Fibromyalgia

The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called “fibromyalgia”, remains mysterious and confusing. And an alarming 66% of those suffering are misdiagnosed.  On this weeks podcast we demystify fibromyalgia with leading naturopathic medical doctor Dr. Brady. Click here to listen to the podcast

Amy Myers

The Autoimmune Disease Epidemic – Why?

Dr. Brady sits down to talk with Amy Myers about his emphasis on the topic of autoimmune disorders in his publications and what developed his interest in it. Click here to listen to the podcast

Podcast interview

What is a Naturopathic Doctor? Why and How to Choose One

Dr. Brady discusses the differences in naturopathic doctors vs a traditional doctor, why to choose one and how to choose one. Click Here to Listen to Podcast

Dr. Ronald Hoffman

Autoimmune Disease Epidemic, Interview of Dr. Brady by Ron Hoffman, MD – Part 1

Dr. David Brady discusses Autoimmunity—what is it, and why is it so prevalent? What factors in the Western lifestyle have driven our modern epidemics of MS, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, and Type I diabetes? Is diet a factor? Is our obsession with cleanliness causing our immune systems to backfire? What roles do dysbiosis and Leaky Gut Syndrome play in autoimmunity? What is molecular mimicry? Which supplements are most effective for autoimmune conditions? Click Here to Listen to Podcast

Dr. Ronald Hoffman

Autoimmune Disease Epidemic, Interview of Dr. Brady by Ron Hoffman, MD – Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. David Brady on Autoimmunity–what is it, and why is it so prevalent? Click Here to Listen to Podcast

Presentation and Speaking Appearances


February 20-22, 2020

Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference at the New York Hilton-Midtown, New York, NY (February 20-22, 2020); Dr. Brady will present on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2018 from 1:30-2:45 PM on: Nutrigenomics and Precision Lifestyle Medicine; Lessons from Big Data Made Simple and Clinically Actionable with Opus-23 Explorer. View the Presentation

*Book signing to follow at 3-4 PM at the Diagnostic Solutions Lab (DSL) booth in the vendor area. Come by for your complimentary signed copy of Dr. Brady’s latest book, The Fibro-Fix, courtesy of DSL.

March 13-14, 2020

Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association (CNPA) Annual Conference at the Mohegan Sun Casion Hotel, Uncasville, CT; Dr. Brady will present on Friday, March 13th on: “The GI Microbiota and Autoimmunity – What are the Connections and Do They Matter?”.

September 17-20, 2020

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) 2020 Annual Conference –  Hilton Bayfront-San Diego, CA– Dr. Brady will appear both as the “Keynote” speaker, and will also deliver an additional presentation session. His topics will include; 1) The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What are the Connections and Do They Matter? and 2) Nutrigenomics and Precision Lifestyle Medicine; Lessons from Big Data Made Simple and Clinically Actionable with Opus-23 Explorer. (Exact days and times of presentations to follow)

November 6-8, 2020

Clinical & Scientific Insights in Functional and Lifestyle Medicine (CASI) Conference 2020 – (Designs for Health, Inc. Presents: The 4rd Annual Clinically Significant Insights in Nutritional & Lifestyle Medicine Symposium) – The Arizona Biltmore Resort-Phoenix, AZ

February 21-23, 2019

Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference at the New York Hilton-Midtown, New York, NY (February 21-23, 2019); Dr. Brady will moderate and chair a panel of world-renowned experts on “The Autoimmune Disease Epidemic: Exploring Controversies and Pathways Forward” on Friday, Feb. 22, 2018 from 2:30-2:45 PM.

June 21-22, 2019

North Carolina Society of Integrative Medicine Annual Conference – Asheville, N.C.Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville. Dr. Brady will present on the influence of the gut microbiota in the genesis of autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders, and will also explore the various testing methodologies available to clinicians to assess the composition of the microbiome and the inflammatory, immunologic, and permeability status of the intestinal environment. The proactive use of predictive auto-antibodies in the assessment the management of autoimmune diseases will be discussed.

June 29, 2019

Integrative Healthcare & Applied Nutrition (IHCAN) Summit 2019 – London, UK-The Broadgate ETC Conference Centre, 115 Bishopsgate, London, UK EC2M 3YD. Dr. Brady’s presentation; “The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What are the Connections and Do They Matter?

September 26-28, 2019

Clinical & Scientific Insights in Functional and Lifestyle Medicine (CASI) Conference 2019 – (Designs for Health, Inc. Presents: The 3rd Annual Clinically Significant Insights in Nutritional & Lifestyle Medicine Symposium) – Nashville, TNThe Music City Center.

October 12-16, 2019

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) 2019 Annual Conference – People, Planet, Purpose – San Diego, CAThe Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. Dr. Brady’s presentation; “The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What are the Connections and Do They Matter?“-Monday, Oct. 14th at 1 PM-PST.

December 6-8, 2019

The 7th Asian Pacific Training of Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical PracticeBeijing, China – Sponsored by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Institute of Functional Medicine and the Peking Union Lawke Center for Functional Medicine. Dr. Brady’s presentation; “The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What are the Connections and Do They Matter?“-Sunday, December 8th at 10:30 AM-12:00 PM.

December 5-6, 2018

Using the GI-MAP Test in Clinical Practice – Australian Tour – Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney. With Dr. Oscar Coetzee Sponsored by Designs for Health-Australia and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC.

November 10, 2018

The Gut Microbiome in Health & Disease – Los Angeles, CA. With Todd LePine, M.D. Sponsored by Designs for Health, Inc. and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC.

September 15, 2018

The Gut Microbiome in Health & Disease – Calgary, Canada. With Todd LePine, M.D. Sponsored by Designs for Health-Canada.

July 27-28, 2018

Texas Chiropractic College Homecoming 2018 – Galveston, TX. Dr. Brady will present on fibromyalgia and global pain syndromes. Dr. Brady presents twice on Friday, July 27th.

June 29, 2018

The Integrative Approaches to Autoimmune Disease – London, England (UK). Dr. Brady will discuss autoimmune disease as a complex entity and  “perfect storm” of biological and environmental factors and will present a systems-biology approach, utilizing a wider-lens perspective, as a suggested strategy and clinical algorithm for the clinician to consider in working through these complex clinical scenarios. Sponsored by InvivoClinicalDesigns for Health, and and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC.

June 23, 2018

Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NOTI) Annual Conference – Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Brady will present on the functional medicine management of autoimmune disorders and again on fibromyalgia and global pain syndromes. Green Isle Hotel, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, Ireland.

May 19, 2018

The Gut Microbiome in Health & Disease – New York, NY. With Todd LePine, M.D. Sponsored by Designs for Health, Inc. and Diagnostic Solutions Labs, LLC.

April 27, 2018

Autoimmunity and Fibromyalgia – Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Brady will present  on the use of molecular-based mapping of the GI microbiota in the diagnosis and management of autoimmune disorders and again on fibromyalgia and global pain syndromes. Kaiserplatz (GPS input: Bethmannstraße 33), 60311 Frankfurt am Main; 19:00 until 21:00pm.

March 17-18, 2018

Autoimmune Disorders Conference – National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM)Portland, Oregon. Dr. Brady will present twice on Saturday the 17th on the plenary panel on the use of qPCR molecular-based mapping of the GI microbiota in the diagnosis and management of autoimmune disorders and again on fibromyalgia and global pain syndromes.

February 22-24, 2018

Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference at the New York Hilton-Midtown, New York, NY (February 22-24, 2018); Dr. Brady’s presentation “An Integrative Approach to Autoimmune Disease: Leaving the Era of Reaction and Entering the New Era of Prediction the Autoimmune Disease Epidemic” is on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 from 3:30-5:00 PM.

December 16, 2017

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) 25th Annual World Congress: Las Vegas, NV. (December 14-17, 2017); Dr. Brady’s presentation “An Integrative Approach to Autoimmune Disease: Leaving the Era of Reaction and Entering the New Era of Prediction the Autoimmune Disease Epidemic” is on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 from 3:15-4:00 PM.

December 8, 2017

RSDSA-Chronic Regional Pain Conference Greenwich, CT. (December 8, 2017; 12:45-4:00 pm): Dr. Brady presents on Functional Medicine Management of Chronic Pain Syndromes. Greenwich Library Theater.

October 1, 2017

Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Conference: Lynnwood, WA. (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017); Dr. Brady’s presentation, on both Fibromyalgia and the Autoimmune Disease Epidemic is on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.

September 30, 2017

Global Pain and Fatigue Disorders and the Minding of Your Mitochondria: Vancouver, BC (Canada). Join Drs. Brady and LePine for this full-day event where Dr. Brady demystifies fibromyalgia and provides the health care practitioner a road-map to navigate this complex and confusion disorder, and also the myriad of conditions misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia. Dr. LePine will dive deep into mitochondrial and enery metabolism disorders. Designs for Health, Inc. will also be providing a free signed copy of Dr. Brady’s book The Fibro Fix to all registrants.

July 12-15, 2017

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Convention: Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Brady’s presentation will be on Friday, July 14th, 5:15 pm-6:00 pm; Dr. Presentation Title: Multiplex PCR-DNA Molecular Identification of the GI Microbiota in the Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune and other Systemic Diseases. Book signing at Designs for Health-DFH booth on Saturday, July 15th from 10-11 am. (Free book compliments of DFH!)

June 23-25, 2017

Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice Symposium at the Maryland University of Integrative Health: Laurel, MDDr. Brady’s presentation will be on Friday, July 23rd; Dr. Presentation Title: Multiplex PCR-DNA Molecular Identification of the GI Microbiota in the Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune and other Systemic Diseases

May 20, 2017

Global Pain and Fatigue Disorders (Fibromyalgia)-Demystified: Chicago, IL. Join Dr. Brady for this unique afternoon event where he demystifies fibromyalgia and provides the health care practitioner a road-map to navigate this complex and confusion disorder, and also the myriad of conditions misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia. Designs for Health, Inc. will also be providing a free signed copy of Dr. Brady’s book The Fibro Fix to all registrants.

March 17-18, 2017

Clinically Applicable Scientific Insights Conference (CASI-CON): San Francisco, CA. Dr. Brady will again serve as conference chairman and host an impressive list of world-class presenters including Jeffrey Bland, PhD (Keynote), Stephanie Seneff, PhD, Deanna Minich, PhD, Mark Menolascino, MD, Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD, Susan Blum, MD, MPH, Filomena Trindade, MD, Charles Poliquin, MS, and Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN.

February 23-25, 2017

Integrative Healthcare Symposium – New York City. Dr. Brady will  be doing a book signing during the conference of his latest book The Fibro Fix at the Designs for Health, Inc. booth.

January 28-29, 2017

Autoimmune Disorders Conference – National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM)Portland, Oregon. Dr. Brady will present twice on the plenary panel on the use of molecular-based mapping of the GI microbiota in the diagnosis and management of autoimmune disorders and again on fibromyalgia and global pain syndromes.

November 19, 2016

Global Pain, Fatigue and the Minding of Your Mitochondria – Designs for Health presents Drs. Brady and LePine, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA, 9am to 5pm.

November 4-6, 2016

Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors Annual Convention,  Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ontario (Canada). Dr. Brady presents on An Integrative Naturopathic Approach to Autoimmune Disease: Entering the New Proactive Era of Prediction.

October 1, 2016

Global Pain, Fatigue and the Minding of Your Mitochondria – Designs for Health, Inc. presents Drs. Brady and LePine, Hotel Derek, Houston, TX, 9am to 5pm.

June 25, 2016

CAM Summit 2016 – The Broadgate ETC Conference Centre, 155 Bishopsgate, London, UK EC2M 3YD. Learn more at: http://www.camsummit.co.uk/

May 12-14, 2016

Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2016 Annual International Conference – Creating Balance Between Movement and Rest, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA.

April 21-24, 2016

National Association of Nutritional Professionals (NANP)-2016 Annual Conference-Changing Tides-Holistic Nutrition in Today’s Healthcare. Dr. Brady’s presentation on April 24th-9:30-10:45 am, Topic: An Integrative Nutritional Approach to Autoimmune Disease: Leaving the Era of Reaction and Entering the New Proactive Era of Prediction, Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA.

April 2, 2016

21st Century Epidemics- Autoimmune, Lyme, and Stealth Infectious Disease – Designs for Health presents Drs. Brady and LePine, Toronto, Ontario (Canada), 9am to 5pm.

March 19, 2016

Global Pain, Fatigue and the Minding of Your Mitochondria – Designs for Health presents Drs. Brady and LePine, Westin-New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY, 9am to 5pm.

February 26, 2016

Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference on February 24-27, 2016 at the New York Hilton-Midtown, New York, NY. Dr. Brady is following-up on his presentation from last year on Fibromyalgia and will be discussing the most common Fibromyalgia Masqueraders (common ailments that get misdiagnosed as FMS).

January 30, 2016

Global Pain, Fatigue and the Minding of Your Mitochondria – Designs for Health presents Drs. Brady and LePine, San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, 9am to 5pm.

January 9, 2016

iCAMP Symposium. 21st Century Epidemics: Autoimmune, Lyme, & Stealth Infectious Diseases. Drs. Brady and LePine, Courtyard Miami Downtown/Brickell Area, Miami, FL. 9:30am to 4pm.

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