Innovative Thinking and Action

Transforming Health

We envision a world where health is valued as our most basic and essential asset and where people, places, and the planet flourish for the benefit of all. 


Our interdisciplinary community of thought leaders investigates critical questions, elevates evidence-based practices, and discovers cutting-edge solutions.

Scholars, Fellows and Visionaries >

Ideas in Action

The Nova Institute for Health is a heart-centered think tank that takes action for the good of people, places, and the planet. 

Putting Ideas Into Action >


A pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Brian Berman is the president of the Nova Institute, founded in 2007 to catalyze new ideas in health. 

More from Brian Berman >

Featured News

Weighing in on ARPA-H: Taking an Integrative Approach

To be successful, and to address health equity, we believe ARPA-H must take an integrative approach that looks at the total lived experience and upstream drivers of health — and should not just focus on disease. We’ve been making our voice, as well as our support for ARPA-H, heard.