Dr. Masahiro Takakura took an interest in sports medicine early in his career. He began working for the MLB Seattle Mariners team as a full-time medical practitioner, and has traveled with the team since 2013. This experience with team sports led him to be a huge believer in the team concept.
There are a number of qualities that have been attributed to success as a physician and health care provider. When you look across the caregiving professions, while the expression of practice may differ, there is common ground in many of the core competencies needed as a successful practitioner. The naturopathic medical colleges promote these qualities in each of their graduates. But don’t take our word for it, read it in our graduates’ own words.
Dr. Trevor Cates is the author of the USA Today and Amazon bestselling book Clean Skin From Within and the founder of The Spa Dr. natural skin care. She has also been featured on TV shows including The Doctors and Extra TV. Dr. Cates shares her experience from 20 years of seeing patients as a naturopathic physician using a holistic approach to skin care.
Jessica Schule, BSc, ND is a naturopathic doctor, part-time acupuncture student, and full-time mother. Dr. Schule shares her path to a career in naturopathic medicine and how she works to bridge the gap of Indigenous medicine with naturopathic principles.
Dr. Rachel Marynowski is a naturopathic physician licensed in the state of Vermont and the secretary of the Georgia Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She shares her path to naturopathic medicine and experience working in Georgia.
Dr. Anthony Balduzzi is a naturopathic doctor, national champion bodybuilder, and founder of the Fit Father Project and Fit Mother Project - online health and fitness communities aimed at empowering busy parents to get healthy, lose weight, and build muscle through practical nutrition and exercise plans.