Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Mark Pettus is a triple-board certified Internist, Nephrologist, and Integrative Medicine physician practicing for over 30 years. He received his A.B. from Boston University and his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. His postdoctoral training was Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He completed his renal fellowship at The Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Pettus is also an alumnus of The Advanced Program for Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and Mediation at The Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Pettus currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Preventia Group and Chief Innovation Officer for Novolux, a virtual window lighting solutions company. He also serves as Medical Director for Essential Provisions, a nutrition company developing MREs for special operation forces and competitive athletes-performers. He is the former Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Population Health at Berkshire Health Systems in western Massachusetts. In addition, he is the former Associate Dean of Medical Education at The University of Massachusetts Medical School at Berkshire Health Systems campus in western Massachusetts.
He is former President of the BOD for the National Wellness Institute. He is the author of two books, The Savvy Patient: The Ultimate Advocate for Quality Health Care and It’s All in Your Head: Change Your Mind, Change Your Health. His podcast the Health Edge has an international reach. He serves on the teaching faculty at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in D.C. and The Meditation Institute in Averill Park, NY.