Alumni / Leaders in the Field
AANMC Alumni & Speakers
Graduates of naturopathic medical programs from AANMC member schools are choosing and even creating their own careers, carving their own niche and helping to make the world a healthier place.
Discover the many diverse ways of practicing naturopathic medicine. Whether through private or integrated practice, research, travel or education – our AANMC alumni follow varied career paths and lead extraordinarily influential lives.
Meet our leaders in the field of naturopathic medicine:
Dr. Stacey Austin, ND – SCNM alumna
Esteemed naturopathic doctor, occupational therapist, yoga teacher and avid volunteer; former president of the Texas Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties: auto-immune and cardiovascular diseases, botanical medicine, fibromyalgia, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, nutrition, yoga.
Read Dr. Austin’s bio.
Dr. Kristy Anderson, ND – SCNM alumna
Medical advisor – bioregulatory medicine for Heel USA; serves at a national and international level for Heel USA medical education and medical literature development.
Specialties: naturopathic oncology (cancer) and environmental medicine.
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Dr. Brent Barlow, ND - BINM alumnus
Practicing physician, The Kelowna Wellness Clinic, Kelowna, British Columbia. Author of To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System.
Specialties: using diet therapy, botanical medicine, nutritional supplementation, acupuncture, spinal manipulation and other physical medicine treatments to treat the causes of disease.
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Dr. Kurt Beil, ND - NCNM alumnus
Adjunct research faculty at the National College of Natural Medicine.
Specialties: environmental medicine, mind-body health, holistic approaches.
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Dr. Bob Bernhardt, BSc, LLM, MEd, PhD
President of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM); former President of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).
Specialty: post-secondary education leadership.
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Dr. Timothy Birdsall, ND, FABNO - Bastyr alumnus
Vice president of the Integrative Medicine Cancer Treatment Centers of America and co-author of How to Prevent and Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine.
Specialty: naturopathic oncology.
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Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc – Bastyr alumnus
Major contributing writer, third edition of The Textbook of Natural Medicine.
Specialties: acupuncture, teaching.
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Dr. Ryan Bradley, ND – Bastyr alumnus
Developed and supervises the Diabetes & Cardiovascular Wellness Program at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Specialties: diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, cardiovascular conditions, metabolic syndrome (aka syndrome X), drug-nutrient combinations, antioxidants.
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Dr. Kimberly Brown, ND, LAc – NCNM alumna
Teaches Oriental medicine at Guilford Technical Community College.
Specialties: Oriental medicine, acupuncture, physical therapy.
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Dr. Samyar Bukovcan, ND – Bastyr alumnus
Practicing physician and admissions advisor for Bastyr University.
Specialties: musculoskeletal medicine, IV therapy and diet and lifestyle modification.
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Dr. Ashley Burkman, ND - NUHS alumna
Practising physician, Connecticut Natural Health Specialists.
Specialties: gastroenterology, pediatrics and women’s health.
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Dr. Mikyle Byrd-Vaughn, ND – UBCNM alumna
Practicing health consultant, health care administrator and UBCNM professor.
Specialties: natural therapies, clinical and research efforts
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Dr. Carlo Calabrese, ND, MPH – NCNM alumnus
Senior investigator at the Helfgott Research Institute; research professor at NCNM.
Specialties: Research in diabetes and metabolic risk.
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Dr. Eli Camp, ND – SCNM alumna
Faculty member at Everglades University, Sarasota, Fla., and Medical Director of More Thyme, LLC.
Specialties: homeopathic treatment of people who suffer from a variety of acute and chronic conditions.
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Dr. Mark Carney, ND, LAc – SCNM alumnus
Authored two upcoming books: Common Sense Medicine and A Faster’s Companion.
Specialties: acupuncture, pediatrics, women's and men's health, herbal medicine, nutrition; public speaking.
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Dr. Alan Christianson, ND – SCNM alumnus
Practicing physician, founder of Integrative Health and co-author of "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease.''
Specialties: thyroid disorders and pain management.
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Dr. Michelle Clark, ND – NCNM alumna
AANP chair on the Alliance for State Licensing subcommittee.
Specialties: political activist for state licensure.
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Dr. Kieran Cooley, ND – CCNM alumnus
Associate director of research at Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Committed to fostering an evidence-based approach to naturopathic medicine.
Specialties: naturopathic medical research
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Dr. Kristina Conner, ND – Bastyr alumna
Faculty member at NUHS
Specialties: hydrotherapy, naturopathic primary care, diet & nutrition
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Dr. Peter D'Adamo, ND - Bastyr alumnus
AANP Physician of the Year. Editor emeritus, The Journal of Naturopathic Medicine. Prolific author of a series of nutrition books, including the New York Times bestseller, Eat Right 4 Your Type. Personalized medicine shift clinical instructor at UBCNM.
Specialties: General practice, nutrigenomic bioinformatics, epi-glycomics research (primary focus human blood groups).
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Dr. Carrie Louise Daenell, ND – Bastyr alumna
Co-authored Better Breast Health for Life; earns an income in the top one percent of doctors in similar practices, nationally.
Specialties: menopause, hormonal issues, digestion, chronic fatigue, allergies, hepatitis,cholesterol levels, arthritis, immune challenges.
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Dr. Stephanie Draus, ND – NCNM alumna
Founder of The Warrior Project, an organization dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence.
Specialties: addiction recovery, women’s health, mental health, digestive disorders, mind-body and physical medicine.
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Dr. Christian Dodge, ND – Bastyr alumnus
Practicing physician at Seattle Healing Arts Center and Bastyr Center for Natural Health; clinic core faculty member at Bastyr University.
Specialties: Management of physical injuries and pain syndromes using hands-on treatments including spinal, cranial, and visceral manipulation. Read Dr. Dodge's bio.
Dr. Greg Eckel, ND, LAc – NCNM alumnus
Practicing physician at an integrative medicine clinic.
Specialties: neurology, physical medicine and pediatrics.
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Dr. Amy Fasig, ND - Bastyr alumna
Practicing physician and adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University.
Specialties: women's health and integrative endocrinology.
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Dr. Kara Fitzgerald, ND – NCNM alumna
Co-author of Evaluating Low Plasma Homocysteine, contributing author of Laboratory Evaluations in Molecular Medicine.
Specialties: research, clinical education, consultation, metabolic profile interpretation; teleconferencing/lecturing.
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Dr. Laura Flanagan, ND – Bastyr alumna
On the WANP Board of Directors, works in an integrated private practice.
Specialties: Digestive health, women's health, allergies, autoimmunity, endocrine imbalances and the role environmental toxins play in chronic illness.
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Dr. Scott Fogle, ND – NCNM alumnus
Director of clinical information and laboratory services for Life Extension.
Specialties: Combining advanced laboratory medicine with nutritional, homeopathic, pharmacological and botanical medicine.
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Dr. Carolyn Fuller, ND – Bastyr alumna
Emphasizes "Docere" (doctor as teacher), supporting patients’ health care goals through empowerment and education.
Specialties: lifestyle factors, nutrition, exercise, botanical medicines, homeopathy, physical medicine and pharmaceuticals (as needed).
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Dr. Judy Fulop, ND – NCNM alumna
Introduced House Bill #1591 and Senate Bill #1758 in the Illinois legislative process.
Specialties: nutrition, chronic autoimmune and gastrointestinal diseases, cancer, women’s health, integrative care, drug-herb-supplement interactions, homeopathy, botanicals, hydrotherapy.
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Dr. Jeanne Galloway, ND – Bastyr alumna
Current president of the Texas Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties: allergy/asthma treatments, chronic medical conditions, menopausal symptom relief, skin problems, sleep disorders, gastrointestinal issues, herbal medicines, homeopathic remedies, hydrotherapy, detoxification treatments.
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Dr. Clare Garcia, ND - SCNM alumna
Develops personalized treatment plans that stimulate the body's inner vital force of healing.
Specialties: hormone therapy, homeopathy, nutrition, IV treatments.
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Dr. Christine Girard, ND – NCNM alumna
Chief medical officer/executive vice president of clinical affairs at SCNM, expert panel member for the CAM Outcomes Research Project (CORP).
Specialties: lecturing on natural medicine, integrative medicine, naturopathic residency programs and child passenger safety.
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Dr. Jane Guiltinan, ND – Bastyr alumna
Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University; advisory council member, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP); past president, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP); first naturopathic physician in the country elected to a hospital board.
Specialties: women's health, nutrition, plant medicine, homeopathy; microbiology education, infectious diseases, physical/clinical diagnosis, gynecology and clinical laboratory diagnosis.
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Dr. Carl Hangee-Bauer – Bastyr alumnus
Instrumental figure in attaining licensure for NDs in California.
Specialties: pain and injury managment, immune system challenges, cancer support, digestive issues, stress, anxiety, depression, chronic inflammatory disorders, fatigue and insomnia, acupuncture sports medicine, and smoking cessation.
See our Spotlight feature on Dr. Hangee-Bauer.
Dr. Diane Hawk, ND – SCNM alumna
Was an immunologist in the biomedical field for over 20 years prior to becoming a naturopath.
Specialties: homeopathy, nutrition, herbs, environmental medicine, diabetes, hydrotherapy, mind-body medicine; allergies, fibromyalgia, pain, colds, menopause, chemical sensitivities.
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Dr. Sean Hesler, ND – SCNM alumnus
Founding member of Naturopaths Without Borders. Medical Director of MamaBaby Haiti in Cap Haitien. 2011 recipient of the SCNM Alumni Award for Community Service.
Specialties: Providing medical care to poor and underserved communities worldwide.
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Dr. David Hogg, ND – SCNM alumnus
Teaches and coaches patients.
Specialties: Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST), mind-body medicine, homeopathy, botanicals, nutrition/supplementation, hydrotherapy, Jin Shin Jyutsu.
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Dr. Tori Hudson, ND - NCNM alumna
First female full professor of naturopathic medicine in the United States. Author of Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.
Specialties: women's health, nutrition, herbs, natural hormones, education, research, consulting.
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Dr. Jennifer Holdorf, ND - Bridgeport alumna
Founder of New Start Naturopathic. Certified as a FirstLine therapist.
Specialties: clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy and craniosacral therapy.
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Dr. Daemon Jones, ND - Bridgeport alumna
Adjunct faculty member for Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts. Teaches healthy cooking to people living with chronic debilitating diseases.
Specialties: botanical medicine, nutrition and homeopathy.
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Dr. Andrew Kaufmann, ND – SCNM alumnus
Has brought a naturopathic approach to diabetes treatment and prevention, working on an Apache reservation in Arizona.
Specialties: diabetes prevention, weight management, metabolic syndrome, endocrinology, healthy cooking, research in naturopathic approaches to weight loss.
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Dr. Shyrose Karim, ND - SCNM alumna
Personal healing philosophy is to find and treat the root cause of the illness or disease in the body.
Specialties: nutritional counseling, supplement counseling, intravenous vitamin therapy, acupuncture, acute homeopathics
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Dr. Guru Sandesh Khalsa, ND - NCNM alumnus
President of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC); President of Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Specialties: ND accreditation, leadership
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Dr. Lena Kian, ND - Bastyr alumna
Believes that given the opportunity and a supportive environment, the body has an incredible ability to heal itself.
Specialties: hypertension and diabetes
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Dr. Patti Kim, ND – NCNM alumna
Applies Eastern and Western philosophies to the prevention of chronic, degenerative illnesses.
Specialties: classical Chinese medicine, homeostasis, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, botanicals, acupuncture, qi gong, lifestyle counseling.
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Dr. Eva Kozura, ND – Bastyr alumna
June 2011 Bastyr graduate about to begin her residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Specialties: medical nutrition therapy (registered dietician); general family practice, including pediatrics; preconception and prenatal care; acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine
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Dr. Sally LaMont, ND, LAc – NCNM alumna
Associate professor at San Francisco State University’s Department of Health Education’s Institute for Holistic Healing Studies.
Specialties: acupuncture, naturopathic medical science, traditional Chinese medicine; natural foods cooking instructor.
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Dr. Melanie Landers, ND – NCNM alumna
Focuses on food, chemical, and environmental sensitivities.
Specialties: mind-body connection, pediatrics, women’s health, fertility, cancer, nutrition.
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Dr. Deborah Lantz, ND – Bastyr alumna
Associate dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University.
Specialties: homeopathy and naturopathic modalities.
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Dr. Frank LaRosa, ND – UBCNM alumnus
Supervising doctor for ND students in UBCNM's clinic lab.
Specialties: combining oriental and naturopathic medical philosophies in patient treatment, weight loss and nutrition.
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Dr. Lee, ND, LAc – UBCNM alumna
Owns private practice, worked as a pharmaceutical chemical engineer prior to enrolling in ND school.
Specialties: Natural approaches to infertility treatment.
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Dr. Brian Leung, ND, DC – UBCNM alumnus
Focuses on emotional, nutritional and structural assessments from a chiropractic and naturopathic perspective.
Specialties: chiropractic biophysics, Sankaran homeopathy, bio-identical hormones, applied kinesiology.
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Dr. Tara Levy, ND – Bastyr alumna
Helped lead the movement to license NDs in California, and defines success in two words: family and balance.
Specialties: pregnancy, pediatrics, women's health, cancer support; lecturer.
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Dr. Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAc – Bastyr alumna
Clinical director of InnerSource Natural Health, building the first truly naturopathic and integrative center for women’s health, pregnancy and children. Past vice president of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties: women's health, pregnancy, children's health.
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Dr. Marnie Loomis, ND – NCNM alumna
Director of continuing education and alumni affairs at NCNM.
Specialties: gastrointestinal disorders, women’s cancer screenings, highly sensitive people, nutrition’s impact on health; teaching, researching, writing.
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Dr. Holly Lucille, ND – SCNM alumna
Author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women’s Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.
Specialties: public health education, addiction and recovery, nutrition and exercise, menopause and andropause, holistic approaches to healing; lecturer.
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Dr. Andrea Maxim, ND – CCNM alumna
Practitioner with a keen interest in diet and lifestyle counseling.
Specialties: designing individualized therapeutic weight loss and hormone balance plans for her patients.
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Dr. Matt Mitchell, ND – SCNM alumnus
Private practitioner dedicated to fostering the natural healing properties of the body.
Specialties: clinical nutrition anti-aging therapies, natural and bioidentical hormones, medical weight loss programs, lifestyle education, and musculoskeletal pain management.
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Dr. William Mitchell, ND – Bastyr alumnus
Esteemed naturopathic doctor and educator, practiced from 1998 to 2006; left a profound yet very personal influence on naturopaths worldwide.
Specialties: internationally renowned expert in botanical medicine, pharmacognosy, spiritual essence of plant medicines, teaching kundalini yoga.
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Dr. Paul Mittman, ND, DHANP – NCNM alumnus
Founding president of AANMC, current president of SCNM.
Specialties: nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, homeopathy, botanical medicine; researcher, author, public speaker.
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Dr. Jana Nalbandian, ND – Bastyr alumna
Faculty member at Bastyr University, clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Specialties: women’s health care, botanical medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine, therapeutic nutrition.
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Dr. Steve Nenninger, ND – NCNM alumnus
Founding donor of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NYANP).
Specialties: correcting imbalances, homeopathy, Chinese and Western herbs, supplements, nutrients; public speaker.
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Dr. Amy Neuzil, ND – SCNM alumna
Current vice president of the Texas Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties: counseling, nutrition, physical activity, overall quality of life.
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Dr. Jody Noé, ND – Bastyr alumna
Practitioner of traditional Cherokee medicine; founding member of the Botanical Medicine Academy.
Specialties: family heath care, integrative oncology, treatment of HIV/Aids and chronic disease.
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Dr. Tabatha Parker, ND – NCNM alumna
Co-founder, executive director and medical director of Natural Doctors International (NDI).
Specialties: diseases of poverty and socio-economic status, parasites, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, hypertension, women's health issues.
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Dr. Jaquel Patterson, ND – UBCNM alumna
Works on health care initiatives pertaining to issues such as childhood obesity, senior wellness, employee wellness, improved patient care and quality of health care services.
Specialties: health care administration
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Dr. Shelese Pratt, ND – NCNM alumna
Studies and practices Brain Integration Technique (BIT) – applied physiology and acupressure for learning difficulties, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, and emotional trauma.
Specialties: clinical nutrition, homeopathy, botanical medicine, hydrotherapy.
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Dr. Michelle Qaqundah, ND – NCNM alumna
Director of naturopathic medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).
Specialties: women’s health, oncology.
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Dr. Betty Radelet, DC, ND – NCNM alumna
Oldest practicing naturopathic physician in Oregon; broke new ground by earning her ND degree in 1968, as a widowed mother of seven.
Specialties: women’s health, pediatrics, gerontology, touch for health, diet and exercise for disease prevention; lecturer.
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Dr. Loren Riccio, ND, LM, CPM – Bastyr alumna
Adjunct faculty at Bastyr University, certified midwife.
Specialties: Midwifery, pediatrics and prenatal complications. Providing continuity of care for women and their families that begins at preconception and continues throughout life’s transitions for mother, baby, and family.
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Jud Richland, MPH, MPA
CEO, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
Focus: state and federal advocacy efforts, increasing public awareness of naturopathic medicine, expanding research and educational offerings, collaborating with organizations that share AANP's vision, and helping AANP-member NDs build successful practices.
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Dr. Maya Roth, ND - UBCNM Alumna
Emphasizes risk modification, lifestyle optimization and hormone balance.
Specialties: integrative family medicine, women's health, children's health and environmental medicine.
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Dr. Daniel Rubin, ND, FABNO - SCNM alumnus
Founding president of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP), founding vice-chairperson of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology Board of Medical Examiners.
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Dr. Dugald Seely, ND, MSc, BSc
Director of research at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM).
Specialities: integrative cancer care.
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Dr. Steven Sinclair, ND, LAc – SCNM alumnus
Associate editor for The Alternative Medicine Review.
Specialties: natural and botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy.
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Dr. Barbara Siminovich-Blok, ND - UBCNM alumna
Adjunct professor of biochemistry at UBCNM and resident physician at Griffin Integrative Medical Center.
Specialties: pain management and traditional Chinese medicine.
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Dr. Kelly Simms, Naturopathic Resident – SCNM alumna
Selected as one of two participants in the country for the Integrative Therapeutics-STAIR Residency program, which emphasizes integrative medical practice.
Specialties: nutrition, gastroenterology, endocrinology, research science, mentoring, community involvement and national lobbying.
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Dr. DeJarra Kamil Sims, ND – SCNM alumna
Creator of the Board Saturation Preparation (BSP) program for naturopathic medical students.
Specialties: Holistic drug and alcohol rehabilitation, naturopathic medical board preparation.
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Dr. Shannon Sinsheimer, ND – NCNM alumna
Also studied homeopathy in Mumbai, India.
Specialties: lifestyle counseling, diet modification, nutritional supplementation, homeopathy, botanicals; neurological conditions, pulmonary wellness, endocrine disorders.
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Dr. Jared Skowron, ND – NCNM alumnus
Faculty member of UBCNM; private practitioner and author of Fundamentals of Naturopathic Pediatrics.
Specialties: autism, ADHD, pediatrics
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Dr. Fraser Smith, ND – CCNM alumnus
Assistant dean of the naturopathic medicine program at NUHS; president of the Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties: naturopathic medical education
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Dr. Michael Smith, ND – SCNM alumnus
Member of several naturopathic associations.
Specialties: classical homeopathy, clinical nutrition, diabetes.
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Dr. Sharon Stills, ND – SCNM alumna
Began as a massage therapist; now brings European medicine to the US, particularly, to the yet unlicensed state of New York.
Specialties: European biological medicine, esogetic colorpuncture, cancer treatment, bio-identical hormone replacement; national lecturer, medical consultant.
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Dr. Rob "Doc Rob" Streisfeld, ND – SCNM alumnus
Educational speaker and author of A Healthier Ever After, focusing on lessons for more healthful living.
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Dr. Emily Telfair, ND – Bastyr alumna
Researcher for Pinnacle Care International, a healthcare advocacy group based in Baltimore, MD.
Specialties: Clinical nutrition, lifestyle counseling, homeopathy, botanical medicine & craniosacral therapy.
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Dr. Sara Thyr, ND, LAc, LM – Bastyr alumna
Co-authored Refined to Real Food; president of the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Specialties: detoxification, women’s health, infertility, midwifery, pediatrics, family medicine; lecturer, teacher.
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Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO – NCNM alumnus
Prominent educator and proponent of naturopathic medicine, currently researching the benefits of vitamin D.
Specialties: cancer, dermatology, homeopathy, education, consultation and helping others achieve balance in life.
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Meghan Walker, ND, & Erin Wiley, ND – CCNM alumni
Cofounders and codirectors of the Integrative Health Institute in Toronto, Ontario.
Specialties: environmental medicine, digestive health, cancer prevention, autoimmune conditions, healthful weight loss, endocrinology and anxiety and depression.
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Wendy Weber, ND, PhD, MPH – Bastyr alumna
Research associate professor at Bastyr University, supervisor of the ADHD wellness clinic at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health; AANP member and convention research committee co-chair.
Specialties: mental health conditions and issues, abdominal pain, headaches and allergies.
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Dr. Maurice Werness, ND – Bastyr alumnus
Co-authored several books on natural healing.
Specialties: mental, physical and emotional components of health, biochemistry, herbal medicine, nutrition; speaking, teaching.
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Dr. Doni Wilson, ND, LM – Bastyr alumna
President of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NYANP).
Specialties: women’s and children’s health, midwifery; midwife, doula, speaker.
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Dr. Donese Worden, ND, MA – SCNM alumna
Has found success as a doctor from day one, in a career she finds both deeply satisfying and financially rewarding.
Specialties: bioenergetic medicine, cold laser, therapeutic injections, mind/body therapies; public lecturer/educator.
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Dr. Joanne Wu, ND, LAc – NCNM alumna
Previously an ecosystem biologist; believes in combining ancient and modern knowledge, yin and yang, Eastern and Western, art and science.
Specialties: acupuncture, Chinese/Oriental medicine, intrinsic natural healing abilities, our connection to our environment.
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Dr. JoAnn Yanez, ND - SCNM alumna
Executive Director, AANMC. Former board member, NYANP and CNME. Recipient of the SCNM Legacy and NYANP Physician of the Year awards in recognition of commitment to promoting excellence in naturopathic medicine.
Specialty: promotion of high quality naturopathic medical education in the U.S. and Canada.
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Dr. Renee Young, ND - UBCNM alumna
Values the variety of tools utilzed in naturopathic medicine.
Specialties: women's health, weight loss and hormonal issues.
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Dr. Eugene R. Zampieron, ND, MH (AHG) - Bastyr alumnus
Founding advisory board member and senior-most faculty member of the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Specialties: pharmacognosy, ethnobotany and geriatrics with an emphasis on holistic rheumatology.
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Dr. Heather Zwickey, PhD – NCNM faculty
Director of research at the Helfgott Research Institute, assistant professor of immunology (both at NCNM).
Specialties: research in botanicals, hydrotherapy, energy medicine, effects of diet on inflammation and immune activation; microbiology, infectious disease, vaccine development, autoimmunity; researcher, lecturer, professor.
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