Mike’s Bio

This picture shows the 25th year celebration of our acupuncture detox organization, NADA. My friends surprised me by secretly inviting my two daughters to the New Orleans’ conference. My eldest daughter Jessica (r) teaches French in a public junior high school in...

Spirituality and the Serenity Prayer

by Dr. Michael Smith Presented at NADA Annual Conference in New York City, 1995. The Serenity Prayer God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. ~ Reinhold Niebuhr When I do...

So, no. A typical doctor he was not.

My sister and I are deeply touched by all the expressions of love, praise and respect for our father that have come from everyone and around the world.  He has clearly left a deep impression.  You tell us he is present in your thoughts, prayers, and even your dreams. ...

Dr. Michael Smith was a pioneer

NADA’s mission has a core, a sensitive central nervous system.  When any part of it gets hurt, the pain travels to every part.  Sooner or later, it reaches everyone. Dr. Michael Smith was a pioneer, our mentor, our hero and most of all, our friend.  He left us early...

Our Dad was a wonderful father and an amazing man

Our Dad was a wonderful father and an amazing man – smart, funny and dedicated. He didn’t suffer fools lightly and politicking was never his thing, but he believed in the people around him and in the work that he did. He loved his work, NADA, and his team at...