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Expert in Integrative Oncology, Functional Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Naturopathic Oncology

Expert ID: 737965 Washington, USA

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Expert received her undergraduate degree from University of Washington in Seattle, WA, graduating with a Bachelor of Art in Psychology. She went on to receive her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. Shortly after joining a Employer after graduation, Expert established her Employer at a cancer treatment center. She also sees patients in person and virtually.

Expert’s goal is to bring together a functional medicine approach to palliative cancer care. She uses diet and lifestyle medicine, botanical medicine, intravenous vitamin C (IV vitamin C), IV glutathione, and mistletoe therapy. She sees patients of all cancers and stages, and has a special interest in relapse prevention.

In addition, Expert’s passion and wish is to deliver preventative care and lifestyle & wellness medicine to patients living anywhere in the world. She is a certified functional medicine physician through the Institute for Functional Medicine since 2018, and have been enjoying working with patients virtually.

When Expert is not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending her time with Cancer Lifeline, where she serves on the Board of Directors.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2016 Degree: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Subject: Natural Medicine and Integrative Medicine Institution: Bastyr University in Seattle
Year: 2011 Degree: BA Subject: Psychology Institution: University of Washington

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Medical Director Department: Integrative Medicine, Oncology
Responsibilities:
Take care of patient's who are undergoing chemotherapy and their side effects using integrative medicine
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2016 Employer: Seattle Integrative Cancer Center Title: Integrative Oncology Intern Department: Oncology
Responsibilities:
Shadow medical oncologist and naturopathic oncologist
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2013 Employer: Lifespring Cancer Treatment Center Title: Medical Oncology Intern Department: Oncology
Responsibilities:
Shadow medical oncologist

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society for Integrative Oncology
Institute for Functional Medicine
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Licenses / Certifications
Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner; 2018
International IV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians
Clinical Applications of Anti Aging IV and IM Support; 2016
Fundamentals and Clinical Applications of IV Nutrient Therapies; 2017
Clinical Applications of IV Nutrient Therapies in Oncology; 2017
McKinney Advanced Naturopathic Oncology Certification; 2015
Professional Appointments
Cancer Lifeline, Board of Directors
Awards / Recognition
Research scholarship recipient- Bastyr University Research Institute
Venture grant recipient- Bastyr University
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 2

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Teaching and Speaking Engagements:
2019- ongoing:
Topics: Managing Chemo Brain with Integrative Medicine; Managing Cancer Related Fatigue; Side Effect Management of Hormone Treatment in Breast Cancer; Head and Neck Cancer Side Effect Management, Complementary treatments alongside chemotherapy, etc.

2022
Naturopathic Academy of Primary Care Physicians
Applying the Fundamentals to Cancer Survivorship to the PCP; Virtual

2021
Topic: Building Psychological Wealth During Covid-19; Virtual
Topic: Building Psychological Wealth During Covid-19 for the Cancer Survivor; Virtual
Topic: Building Psychological Wealth During Covid-19 for the Health Care Worker; Virtual
Topic: Building Psychological Wealth During Covid-19 for the Health Care Worker; Virtual

2019
Topic: Integrative Oncology: Applying Functional Medicine to Oncology; Virtual
Topic: Complementary Medicine and Supportive Cancer Care; Location: SCCA
Topic: Building an Integrative Oncology Practice; Location: Bellevue Library

Professional Conferences:
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians Conference, Phoenix, AZ; 2020
10th Annual Comprehensive Hematology & Oncology Review; 2019
Institute for Functional Medicine 2015-2017
● Energy APM
● Hormone APM
● Cardiometabolic APM
● Immune APM
● AFMCP
● Detox APM
● GI APM
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians Conference, Phoenix, AZ; 2015
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians Conference, Phoenix, AZ; 2016

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Chinese Cantonese Fluent

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