Alumni Speaker Profile
Daemon "Dae" Jones, Naturopathic Doctor
While studying at Northwestern University (graduated 1992), Dr. Jones focused on economics and business. After graduating, she spent six years as a software designer working for a fortune 500 company. During that time she found her real passion was naturopathic medicine. Dr. Jones attended the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine (graduated 2002). University of Bridgeport is one of only four accredited programs specializing in a medical training that includes botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutrition and manipulation therapies in addition to general practice. To continue her education and learning base, Dr. Jones attends seminars in botanical medicine, nutrition and homeopathy programs from the top continuing educational institutions in her field.
As a naturopathic physician, Dr. Jones provides her patients with excellent care and unwavering compassion. As part of her community outreach, Dr. Jones conducts workshops focused on mental, emotional and physical growth. She also cultivates her love of food by teaching cooking classes in various local and national venues.
Starting 2006, Dr. Jones became an adjunct faculty member for Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts, where she teaches healthy cooking for people living with cancer and other chronic debilitating diseases. She is the Director of Community Nutrition and a faculty member for Food As Medicine Professional Training Conference sponsored by The Center for Mind-Body Medicine. Dr. Jones authored Daelicious! Recipes for Vibrant Living in December 2007.
Dr. Jones is a local, national and international speaker who focuses on health education and prevention of disease, nutrition and behavioral change. She also appears on local radio and TV programs talking about topics ranging from diabetes to menopause. Visit her website at www.healthydaes.org.