2authorsBradley F. Bale, MD and Amy L. Doneen, ARNP are co-founders of the Bale/Doneen Method which they teach to healthcare providers.

Their research on cardiovascular disease prevention has been published in such respected medical journals as Atherosclerosis, Post Graduate Medicine, Journal of the National Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Cardiology Roundtable, Physician’s Weekly, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and ADVANCE for Healthy Aging.


Bradley Bale is one of the nation’s leading specialists in preventing heart attacks, stroke, and diabetes and has a private clinical practice in Nashville, Tennessee.  He has given more than one thousand speeches and presentations to medical groups in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Bale is on the editorial board for the medical journal: Healthcare in Low-resource Settings.  He has also served as a reviewer for American Journal of Cardiology and Preventing Chronic Disease.  He is a member of the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, and the American Diabetes Association.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech Health Science Center’s School of Nursing and serves as the medical director of the Heart Health Program for Grace Clinic in Lubbock, Texas.


Amy Doneen, who is an internationally recognized leader in preventing heart attacks, stroke, and diabetes, is the medial director of the Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center in Spokane, Washington.  She is Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech Health Science Center’s school of nursing and currently in the doctoral nursing program at Gonzaga University.

She has given more than one thousand lectures to medical groups globally, including the International Atherosclerosis Society in Rome, Italy and Helsinki, Finland; European Atherosclerosis Society in Madrid, Spain; Women’s Heart Symposium, and American Heart Association.  She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals that include AHA Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Roundtable, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Alternative Therapies, Dental Economics, and Postgraduate Medicine

Amy Doneen is a member of the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, the American Diabetes Association, American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, National Lipid Association, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society.  She is also the past chair of the Pacific Northwest Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association.


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