ABOUT DR. GAYLE MADELEINE RANDALL
Gayle Madeleine Randall, MD has been an esteemed physician, associate professor of medicine UCLA, scientist, medicine woman, administrator, lecturer, podcaster and writer for more than 40 years. Her passion and thirst for new learning and deep commitment to the health of humanity and the planet reflects her life of raising consciousness and practicing healing from numerous approaches: advocate and pioneer in Integrative Medicine and many indigeonous medicines including American Indian, central and south American, Amazonian, African, Druid and more. She has also been an activist and leader in local and global environmental efforts. Another passion has been women’s empowerment and dreaming as a spiritual practice to raise consciousness.
After graduating with high honors from the University of Nebraska Medical School, Dr. Randall completed an Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA hospitals and clinics. From 1988-94, while Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA, she co-founded the first integrative medicine studies program in the country linked to a university’s medical school. She also served as the Director of the Medical Procedures Unit for the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration hospital. During this time, years after serving her medical clerkship on an American Indian reservation, Dr. Randall's long interest in Native American and indigenous forms of medicine, healing, dreamwork and spirituality also blossomed.
The two fully integrated in the second half of the 1990s. She was co-producer and participant of The Healing Connection with Emeran Mayer MD. A pilot research project and ground-breaking UCLA study on the integration of Ayurvedic, Chinese, Native American and Western Medicine. She also was a producer for Heaven Fire Productions and appeared twice on NBC's The Other Side to discuss holistic medicine which was then considered “outside the norm”. She served as the Integrative and Holistic Medicine Co-director of the Malibu Health and Rehabilitation Center, Director of Integrative Health for Miraval Life in Balance, and Executive Director of Guest Services at Rancho La Puerta, a health and wellness destination spa in Tecate, Mexico. Which was an effort to grow integrative medicine in a friendly environment where people welcomed and thirsted for such knowledge alongside Larry Dossey, Andrew Weil and others doing similar initiatives at other spas.
During her tenure, Miraval was named the No. 1 Health Destination Spa in the World by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. She continues her medical practice as Director at Randall Wellness Network in Woodland Hills, CA, while hosting her popular podcast, Soul Stories, and continually sharing with and teaching her social media and in-person patrons.
Dr. Randall has conducted lectures, workshops, and seminars on holistic and Integrative medicine throughout the world. She presented the science behind Mind, Body Medicine at renowned cancer center MD Anderson Hospital in Houston in 2005, and many other esteemed settings. Her writings in numerous Integrative Medicine publications, educational documentaries and workshops have helped to transform the lives of thousands of patients, clients, and attendees by enlightening them to their own healing potential.
Dr. Randall learned her daily practice of prayer and meditation through years of training with American Indian Visionary and Shaman Joseph Rael; and Soke Takayuki Kubota, founder of Gosoku-ryu style karate, International Karate Association and Mind Like Water meditation. She has a black belt in this style, as well as Japanese Samurai sword).
Dr. Randall reaches thousands weekly through her popular podcast Soul Stories, which is available every Monday on all platforms, and her Instagram show, which airs on Friday nights from 9-10 PM EST. She has a highly engaged following of over 15,500 followers on Instagram.
Dr. Randall is a longtime resident of Malibu, CA. Her medical practice, Randall Wellness Network, is located in nearby Woodland Hills.