Julie A. Griffith, M.D., M.S., C.M.T.
Dr. Julie A. Griffith is an internationally-known expert in the field of Learning and Behavioral disorders, with specialization in
migraine and concussive syndrome. Dr. Griffith has focused on seeing children with autonomic disorders, allergies, autism,
autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, chronic infections, learning disabilities, nutritional deficiencies, tick borne disease (Vector
borne disease), and neuroimmune disease. Dr. Griffith has devoted her career to improving the lives of her patients through a
comprehensive program of nutrition, combined with an in-depth medical and educational therapy. Dr. Griffith enjoys working with
a multidisciplinary team, as needed. Dr. Griffith most often is the case manager for her patients, coordinating the referral to other
specialist

Areas of Specialty:        
Pediatric and Adult Neurology
Neuropsychiatry
Gut/brain/immune dysfunction
Learning and behavioral disorders

Autism
Hormones (Neuroendocrinology) (hypothalamus-pituitary-endocrine axis), including bioidentical hormonal replacement
Neuroimmune   
Neurotoxicology
Nutrition

Tick  borne disease (Vector borne disease)

Pediatric Residency: University of California, San Francisco  (1991-1993)
Neurology Residency: Harvard (Longwood Program) (1993-1996)

Fellowships:                     
Behavioral Neurology,  Harvard Boston Children’s Hospital
Penry Minifellowship in Epilepsy, 2002
Autism Fellowship, MAPS (Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs), internship with Dr.Richard Frye, Child Neurologist and
Genetic/Metabolism expert, Director of Autism Research, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences expected completion August,
2015

Additional Training:              
Food as Medicine Graduate Course, Berkeley
Neuropathology Program -Oxford University
Child Psychiatry Program - Auckland, New Zealand
Neuroradiology - University of  California, San Diego

AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association) certified                  
MINE  (Massage Institute of New England) Graduate (850 hour Course)
Raindrop essential oil technique to heal spine injuries (12 essential oils plus massage techniques of the spine, and spine to brain
reflex points on the feet)

Autism:
MAPS (Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs)  Fellow (Academic work completed)

Developed interest and began review of the literature on neuroimmune disease beginning in 1999
Lectured at UCSF and to FEAT, Sacramento beginning in 1999 (and most recently in 2009)
DAN! (Defeat Autism Now!),(
Harvard McLean Psychiatry Hospital-sponsored continuing medical education)
Think Tanks, several
Physician training -10/02,10/03, 10/04,10/05,10/06, 10/07, 10/8 and 10/09
Advanced Physician training: 10/07, 01/08 and10/09; Level I & II Practitioner
Attended first
LIA (Lyme-induced autism) conference in 2007 and then each conference since, 2008 and 2009
International Think Tank, Ratna Ling, June 2008, Mendocino County
Yasko Genomics  3 hour symposium, May, 2008.
Utilized Genomics by Genova Diagnostics Lab since approximately 2006.
Teleconference monthly BAAM (Bay Area Autism Medical and other Doctors), 2008

Board Certified in Integrative Pediatrics


Tick Borne  disease
Attended LDA (Lyme Disease Association) / ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Disease Society) National
conferences in 2006, 2008 & 2009, 2014
, 2015
ILADS member since 2008
Attended first
LIA (Lyme-induced autism) conference in 2007 and then each conference since, 2008 and 2009,  and 2010
ILADS Fellowship with Dr. Charles Ray Jones, Pediatric Tick Borne Disease Specialist