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Profiles

Greg Eckel, Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist

Greg Eckel, Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist

NCNM alumnus. Practicing physician at an integrative medicine clinic. Specialties: neurology, physical medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Eli Camp, ND

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.

Kara Fitzgerald, Naturopathic Doctor

Kara Fitzgerald, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Dr. Kimberly Brown, ND, LAc

Dr. Kimberly Brown, ND, LAc

NCNM alumna. Teaches Oriental medicine at Guilford Technical Community College. Specialties: Oriental medicine, acupuncture, physical therapy.

Dr. Samyar Bukovcan, ND

Dr. Samyar Bukovcan, ND

Bastyr alumnus. Practicing physician and admissions advisor for Bastyr University. Specialties: musculoskeletal medicine, IV therapy and diet and lifestyle modification.

Dr. Timothy Birdsall, ND, FABNO

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.

Erin Wiley, ND and Meghan Walker, ND

Erin Wiley, ND and Meghan Walker, ND

What motivates us to become doctors? Sometimes it’s a philosophy we resonate with, sometimes it’s a love of science, and other times, like in the case of Meghan Walker, ND, and Erin Wiley, ND, it’s the satisfaction of making connections.

Dr. Bob Bernhardt, BSc, LLM, MEd, PhD

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.

Jane Guiltinan, Naturopathic Doctor

Jane Guiltinan, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Christine L. Girard,  Naturopathic Doctor

Christine L. Girard, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Judy Fulop, ND, MS

Judy Fulop, ND, MS

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.

Dr. Stacey Austin, ND

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.

Christian Dodge, Naturopathic Doctor

Christian Dodge, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Fraser Smith, ND

Fraser Smith, ND

There are many ways for naturopathic physicians to make a difference in the field, and Fraser Smith, ND, is doing most of them. His career has encompassed four different areas: professional practice, teaching, academic administration and political advocacy.

Kelly A. Simms, ND

Kelly A. Simms, 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).

Dr. Mikyle Byrd-Vaughn, ND

Dr. Mikyle Byrd-Vaughn, ND

UBCNM alumna. Practicing health consultant, health care administrator and UBCNM professor. Specialties: natural therapies, clinical and research efforts

Laura Flanagan, Naturopathic Doctor

Laura Flanagan, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc

Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc

Bastyr alumnus. Major contributing writer, third edition of The Textbook of Natural Medicine. Specialties: acupuncture, teaching.

Dr. Alan Christianson, ND

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.

Scott Fogle, Naturopathic Doctor

Scott Fogle, Naturopathic Doctor

NCNM alumnus. Director of clinical information and laboratory services for Life Extension. Specialties: Combining advanced laboratory medicine with nutritional, homeopathic, pharmacological and botanical medicine.

Dr. Stephanie Draus, ND

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.

Carrie Louise Daenell, ND

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.

Dr. Kristina Conner, ND

Dr. Kristina Conner, ND

Bastyr alumna. Faculty member at NUHS Specialties: hydrotherapy, naturopathic primary care, diet & nutrition.

Clare Garcia, Naturopathic Doctor

Clare Garcia, Naturopathic Doctor

SCNM alumna. Develops personalized treatment plans that stimulate the body's inner vital force of healing. Specialties: hormone therapy, homeopathy, nutrition, IV treatments.

Dr. Carl Hangee-Bauer

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.

Donese Worden, ND, MA

Donese Worden, ND, MA

Though she started her ND career at an integrative clinic, Worden now operates her own private practice and will soon open a second practice to better serve the needs of her growing patient-base.

William A. Mitchell Jr., ND

William A. Mitchell Jr., ND

Bastyr University co-founder & National College of Natural Medicine alumnus

Dr. Ashley Burkman, ND

Dr. Ashley Burkman, ND

NUHS alumna. Practising physician, Connecticut Natural Health Specialists. Specialties: gastroenterology, pediatrics and women’s health.

Jeanne Galloway, Naturopathic Doctor

Jeanne Galloway, Naturopathic Doctor

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.

Dr. Matthew Baral, ND

Dr. Matthew Baral, ND

Bastyr alumnus. Chair, SCNM Department of Pediatrics; associate professor of pediatrics, SCNM; president of PedANP; author of two books on integrative pediatric care. Specialties: Pediatrics, autism, diet and nutrition, environmental health.

Dr. Kieran Cooley, ND

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

Amy Fasig, Naturopathic Doctor

Amy Fasig, Naturopathic Doctor

Bastyr alumna. Practicing physician and adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University. Specialties: women's health and integrative endocrinology.

Dr. Kristy Anderson, ND

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.

Dr. Brent Barlow, ND

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.

Dr. Kurt Beil, ND

Dr. Kurt Beil, ND

NCNM alumnus. Adjunct research faculty at the National College of Natural Medicine. Specialties: environmental medicine, mind-body health, holistic approaches.

Carolyn Fuller, Naturopathic Doctor

Carolyn Fuller, Naturopathic Doctor

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).

Dr. Peter D'Adamo, ND

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).

Dr. Michelle Clark, ND

Dr. Michelle Clark, ND

NCNM alumna. AANP chair on the Alliance for State Licensing subcommittee. Specialties: political activist for state licensure.

Dr. Ryan Bradley, ND

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.

Dr. Mark Carney, ND, LAc

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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