The Ancestral Health Society is a community of scientists, healthcare professionals, and laypersons who collaborate to understand health challenges from an evolutionary perspective.
The Society promotes collaboration through two initiatives:

  • The Ancestral Health Symposium is held annually in August and is the premier event of the ancestral health movement. If you are interested in understanding human health, wellness, and disease from an evolutionary perspective, please join us!

  • The Journal of Evolution and Health is a peer-reviewed open-access journal serving academic researchers and clinical practitioners. The Journal seeks to cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration to develop and test evolutionary approaches to health.

In both the Symposium and the Journal, the Society is motivated by a belief that evolution has much to teach us about healthful living and effective healing.

The Ancestral Health Society, Ancestral Health Symposium, and the Journal of Evolution and Health are made possible by the support of Ancestry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.



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