Alumni Speaker Profile
Barbara Siminovich-Blok, Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Barbara Siminovich-Blok received her degree in naturopathic medicine from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM) in 2009 and was the recipient of their annual Clinical Excellence Award. Prior to her doctoral studies, she earned a BS in chemical engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, an MS in biotechnology from the Univesidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, and an MS in biochemistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. A native of Argentina, she is fluent in English, Spanish and French.
Board certified in Connecticut, Dr. Siminovich-Blok is an adjunct professor of biochemistry at the UBCNM, where she is is completing her masters degree in acupuncture. She is currently serving a two-year residency in integrative medicine at Griffin Hospital and UBCNM, which includes a research assistantship at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. Some of her professional interests include pain management and traditional Chinese medicine.