Dr. Eli Andersen is a naturopathic primary care doctor at a federally qualified health center (FQHC) serving the north Oregon coastal community. He shares his path to naturopathic medicine and his passion for providing care to underserved communities.
Dr. Rick Bhim is a resident at the CCNM Integrative Cancer Center in the process of becoming a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncologists (FABNO). He shares his path to a career in naturopathic oncology and how he works to improve the lives of cancer patients.
With a love for science and a passion to provide person-centered holistic care, Dr. Spice Lussier discovered naturopathic medicine while pursuing a career in allopathic medicine. “I love being a part of the transformations I see in my patients’ lives with the improvement of their health.”
Gurdev Parmar, ND, FABNO is the co-founder and medical director of the largest Canadian integrative health care facility – Integrated Health Clinic in Fort Langley, British Columbia. Dr. Parmar is also the author of "Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care" – the result of six years worth of writing and collaboration in integrative oncology.
Ann Grimwood, ND is vice president and president-elect of Natural Doctors International (NDI) – a non-profit organized with the mission of promoting global health and social justice through service, education, policy and research. Learn about her path to practicing naturopathic medicine on a global scale and her work with NDI.
Help us congratulate Dr. Traci Pantusso, the first ND in approximately 10 years to win the prestigious Pilot Award from the NIH-funded Institute for Translational Health Sciences at the University of Washington. Learn about Dr. Pantuso’s path to naturopathic medicine and her work as adjunct clinical faculty and research investigator at Bastyr University.
Dr. Kachko has never lost sight of why he chose naturopathic medicine – not just to help people, but to become a part of their lives. Through the rigors of school, and the demands of practice, he believes it’s vital that young NDs and future students never lose sight of their why. Dr. Kachko currently serves as President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Learn about his career path, his advice for future NDs, and why the naturopathic approach to care is on the frontier of medicine.
"I’ve always loved nutrition and biochemistry, and I found naturopathic medicine to be strong in those areas. The principles of holism and the idea of the intrinsic ability of the body to heal also really connected with my personal philosophy on health."