Christopher Etheridge is a leading Medical Herbalist (Phytotherapist) with extensive experience as a herbal practitioner, researcher and writer. He is also one of Britain's foremost Integrated Cancer Specialists with his own dedicated cancer consultancy.
Chris is Chair of the British Herbal Medicine Association (BHMA) (bhma.info), Chair of the BHMA’s Herbal Practitioner Supplier Section (bhma.info/hpss/), President of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy (CPP) (thecpp.uk) and President of the European Herbal Traditional Medicines Practitioners Association (EHTPA) (ehtpa.eu). He is also a member of the British Pharmacopoeia's Expert Advisory Group on Herbal and Complementary Medicines (pharmacopoeia.com/technical-advisers-to-the-bpc) and the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy) (ESCOP) board (escop.com/).
He holds a first class honours BSc and a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Imperial College, London. He was a Research Fellow and Lecturer in Gene Therapy at Imperial’s Department of Chemistry and at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at St Mary’s Hospital, where he also received further training, from 1995-99.
Chris completed his professional training on the four-year Herbal Medicine degree programme at the College of Phytotherapy, East Sussex, where he graduated in 2006 with a first class honours BSc and published his dissertation on quality control in herbal medicine.