About Dr. Joe Tafur

Joe Tafur, M.D., is a Colombian-American family physician originally
from Phoenix, Arizona. After completing his family medicine training
at UCLA, Dr. Tafur spent two years in academic research at the UCSD
Department of Psychiatry in a lab focused on mind-body medicine. After
his research fellowship, over a period of six years, he lived and
worked in the Peruvian Amazon at the traditional healing center Nihue
Rao Centro Espiritual. There he worked closely with master Shipibo
shaman Ricardo Amaringo and trained in ayahuasca shamanism. In his new
book “The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor’s Exploration into
Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine,” through a series of stories,
Dr. Tafur shares his unique experience and integrative medical
theories. To learn more about his work, visit drjoetafur.com and
modernspirit.org.

Books by Joseph Tafur MD

The Fellowship of the River Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine

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