May 08 2011


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March 2013 – Present                        @ Premier Wellness Center & Aglow Med Spa, Anthem, AZ.

March 2011 – March 2013               Naturopathic Physician, Arizona Medical and Natural Health Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

April 2010 – March 2011                  Naturopathic Physician, Advancing Health and Wellness, Phoenix, AZ

October 2009 – Present                     Naturopathic Physician, Red Mountain Family Chiropractic, Mesa, AZ

April 2007 – December 2009         Medical Director, Naturopathic Physician, Vitality Center, Scottsdale, AZ

November 2004 – April 2007         Naturopathic Physician, Agave, The Arizona Spa/Westin Kierland Resort and Spa,     Scottsdale, AZ

April 2005 – November 2006         Naturopathic Physician, Kardea Family Health Center, Anthem, AZ

September1998 – Feb. 2003         Massage Therapist; The Centre for Well Being Phoenician Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona

March 2004 – June 2004         Tigard/Beaverton, OR, Personal Care aide

October 1999 – April 2000:         Youth Group Home Counselor, Arizona Youth Association,Phoenix, Arizona

August 1998 – March 1999:         Massage Therapist, Executive Stress Busters, Phoenix, Arizona

July 1998 – December 1999:         Massage Therapist, A.R.E. Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona

March 1998- June 2004         Massage Therapist; Self-employed; Body Therapeutic Massage

November 1997- March 1998:         Part-time Building Supervisor and Adult Home Activities Coordinator; McGraw House, Ithaca, New York.

April 1996 – October 1997:         Supervisor; Tioga County Department of Social Services Preventive Services Unit; Owego, New York

January 1995 – April 1996:         Senior Caseworker; Tioga County Department of Social Services, Preventive Services Unit; Owego, New York.

March 1993- January 1995:         Child Protective Services Caseworker; Tioga County Department of Social Services Child Protective Unit; Owego, New York.

January 1991- January 1997:         Family Selection Chairperson and Board Member; Penn-York Valley Habitat for Humanity, Inc.; Sayre, Pennsylvania.

March 1990- March 1993:         Adult Support Counselor; Chemung County A.R.C.; Elmira, New York.

May 1989 – March 1990:         Child Care Worker; Tender Loving Care Agency, Inc., Rochester, New York

June 1988 – August 1988:         Research Assistant; University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

October 1987 – March 1990:          Research Technician; University of Rochester, Division of Psychosocial Medicine, Rochester, New York

March 1985 – October 1987:         Research Technician; University of Rochester, Cancer Center, Rochester, New York.

April 1983 – March 1985:         Research Technician; Food and Drug Research Laboratories, Waverly, New York

October 1982 – February 1983:         Research Technician; New York State Institute for Basic Research In Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island, New York

October 1982 – January 1983:         Animal Health Technician; Park East Animal Hospital, New York, New York

June 1981 – September 1981:         Assistant Veterinary Technician; Rockefeller University – Laboratory Animal Research Center, New York, New York



September 2003 – June 2004         Tigard Holistic Health, Tigard, OR; internship under the supervision of Stacey Rafferty,N.M.D.

April 2003 – June 2004         National College of Naturopathic Medicine Portland, OR; internship at various local medical clinics under supervision and guidance from N.D.’s, Licensed acupuncturists and M.D.’s.

February 2003 – March 2003         Mesa Community College, Emergency Medical Training at Local hospital emergency rooms under supervision of M.D.’s and nursing staff.

August 2002 – February 2003         Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center, 8010 East McDowell Road., Suite 111, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

February 2002 – June 2002         Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy. 2001 West Camelback Road, Suite 150, Phoenix, Arizona 85015;          internship under supervision of Todd Rowe, MD, MD(H),          CCH, DHt

August 1998 – December 1999         The A.R.E. Clinic. 4018 North 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85018; internship as Colon Hydrotherapist under supervision of certified colon hydrotherapists.



April 2010 – June 2010              Presentation on Natural Immunity, Cancer Survival, Nutrition, Weight Loss,Fibromylagia: Presented at Phoenix and Mesa locations.

February 7, 2007         Arbonne Nationwide Power Hour: Botanical medicine presentation

July 2006 – Present         Agave, The Arizona Spa, Group Hypnotherapy sessions

June  – August 2005         Anthem Community Center Natural Medicine presentations

May 2005  Present         Agave, The Arizona Spa, Body Composition Medical Food and Nutrition

March – May 2005         Kierland Resort Villas, Group Hypnotherapy sessions

June 2002         Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Scottsdale, Arizona.  Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine

October 2001         Parent’s Anonymous, Phoenix, Arizona; Homeopathy

1991 – 1993         Faith Based Youth Program – Youth Leader, Waverly, New York


November 2004 – Present         Naturopathic Physician, Agave Spa, Scottsdale, AZ.

April 2005 – Present         Naturopathic Physician, Kardea Family Health Center, Anthem, AZ.

August 1998 – June 2004         Licensed Massage and Zen Shiatsu Practitioner, Tempe, AZ

January 1999 – Present         Private Pilot – Airplane Single Engine Land

April 1990 – October 1997         Child and Adult Protective Services Investigator, Owego, New York

April 1983 – April 1990         Biomedical Research Technician – Oncology, PNI, Rochester,NY



March 19 – 20, 2011         Bioresource: Integrative Therapy Approaches to Treating Tick-Borne Disease, San Francisco, CA

January 14, 2011         AZ Cancer Coalition: Cancer Care Conference; Goodyear, AZ

December 4 – 5, 2010         OANP: 15th Annual Pharmacy and Ethics Seminar: Use of Prescription Meds. In Lyme Disease, Portland, OR

August 14, 2010         AANP: 25th anniversary convention; Portland, OR

June 19, 2010         Naturopaths International: Convention and Fundraiser, Flagstaff, AZ

April 9 – 11, 2010         Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine, Tempe, AZ

December 17, 2009         Pharmacology in Primary Care, NCNM, Portland, OR

October 21 – 24, 2009         Restorative Medicine Conference, Sedona, AZ

April 9 – 10, 2008         ACAM: Heavy Metal Detoxification; Orlando, Fla.

March 2008         Integrative Therapeutics: Treatment Protocols for Gastrointestinal Health

March 2007         California Naturopathic Association/Bioidentical Hormones; IV therapy

March 2007         American College of Homeopathic Medicine Convention; Desert Remedies

August 8- 12, 2006         American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Convention, Portland, OR.

May 7, 2006         Metagenics Educational Programs, Obesity related Health Problems, Robert Rakowski, DC, CCN, DACBN, DIBAK, Tempe, AZ.

February 17, 2006         Metagenics Educational Programs, Advanced Nutritional Strategies for Autoimmune Diseases, Jeffrey Bland, PhD., Tempe, AZ.

November 4 -6, 2005         The American Herbalist Guild’s 16th Annual Symposium, Treating Chronic Illness with Herbal Medicine, Portland, Oregon.

September 11, 2005         Metagenics Educational Programs, Men’s and Women’s Health: Nutritional Strategies For Managing Common Challenges In Ages 25- 50, Kristi Hughes, N.D., Phoenix., AZ

May 8 2005         Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection, Classes and practicum in myofascial trigger point injection, neural therapy, regional anesthesia and mesotherapy, Harry Adelson, N.D. Tempe, AZ

January 29, 2005         Metagenics Educational Program – Applying Nutrigenomics In Clinical Practice To Reshape Your Patient’s Health, Jeffrey Bland,PhD.Phoenix, AZ

1979                                                                 Hypnotherapy Level I – South West Institute of Healing Arts, Tempe, AZ

October 28 – 31st, 2004         12th International Conference on Anti-Aging and Biomedical Technologies, Las Vegas, NV

May 2004         Applied Kinesiology Seminar, David Russ DC, Portland, OR

April 2004         NW Naturopathic Physicians Convention: Endocrinology and The Environment, Portland, OR

September 2003         Professional IV Seminars – Basic and Advanced, Portland, OR

August 2002         Basic Emergency Medical Technology MCC, Mesa, Arizona

July 2002          CPR certification for Health Care Providers, Mesa Community College

April 2002         Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine, SCNM, Tempe, Arizona

March 2002         Prevention and Treatments for Age-Related Conditions Using Clinical Nutrition and Drainage – Ruth Ann Baron, ND Sunburst Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona

July 2002          Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams National Institutes of Health,  “”

Spring 2001         National Center for Homeopathy Annual Conference, Fiesta Inn Tempe, Arizona

January 1999         Private Pilot Certification, Chandler Municipal Airport, Chandler, Arizona

Oct. 1998 – Nov. 2001         Yoga at the Lakes – Lakes Community Association, Beach and Tennis Club, Tempe, Arizona

April 1998         PADI Open Water Diver certification, Jack T. Marshall Trumansburg, New York

March 1998         Therapeutic Massage Certification, Finger Lakes School of Massage, Ithaca, New York

December 1996         Management Training Program, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Cortland, New York

May 1996                                       Supervising Risk Assessment and Service Planning, Child Welfare Institute,

Syracuse, NY

March 1996         Parent Education Training for Caseworkers, New York State Child Welfare Training Institute, Buffalo, New York

May 1995         Effective Supervisory Practices, Syracuse University, Syracuse New York

December 1994         Stress Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

December 1994         Clinical Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect, State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, New York

May 1994         Medical Issues and Risk Assessment, New York State Child Protective Services Training Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

April 1994         Advanced Legal Skills in Permanency Planning, Center for Training and Research in Child Abuse and Family Violence Fordham University, Tarrytown, New York

August 1993         Investigation, New York State Child Protective Services Training Institute, Cornell University

July 1993         CORE training, New York State Child Protective Services


2004         Human Epidermal Growth Receptor Tumor In Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast, Portland, OR

2002         Malaria and Sickle cell anemia – Literature review Southwest College of Naturopathic medicine, Tempe, Arizona


May 2004         Graduate Thesis: Human Epidermal Growth Receptor Tumor In Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast, Portland, OR

April 2002         Cloud 99, Phoenix Chapter Ninety Nines InternationalOrganization of Women Pilots – Monthly newsletter





March 2003-June 2004         National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

2000 – 2003         Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

2001 – 2003         Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy, Phoenix, Arizona

1986 – 1989         University of Rochester; Rochester, New York Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude, Psychology

1980 – 1982         State University of New York Agricultural and Technical College; Delhi, New York, Associate in Applied Science, Veterinary Science Technology

1979 – 1980          Keuka College, Keuka Park, New York






Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy Scholarship – 2002

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine – Leadership Scholarship- 2002



Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians – not current

The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians – not current

The Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association- not current

National Center for Homeopathy

American Association of Anti- Aging – not current

Toastmasters International – not current

The International Organization of Women Pilots – The Ninety-Nines, Inc.- not current

Naturopathic Association of Therapeutic Injection – not current

Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System – Restricted Radio Telephone Permit



2008         Isaac Pre-School: Program for Women: Stress Management through Nutrition, Exercise, and Meditation.

2008         Westin Keirland Resort: Health Fair

2008         24 Hour Fitness Health Fair

2007         Fountain Hills Health Fair

2006         Desert Hills Health Fair

2006         Unitarian Church Health Fair – Union Hills

2006         US Postal Service Foot Fair

2005         Anthem Community center: ProActive Breast Health; Intro. To Acupuncture

2004         NW Naturopathic Physicians convention, volunteer

2002         Southwest College Garden Committee, Tempe, Arizona

2002         Pappas School  – HEAL Project – Summer festivities organizer, Phoenix, Arizona

2001- 2002         Southwest College of  Naturopathic Medicine – Research Committee, Tempe, Arizona

2000         Southwest Antique Airshow –, Casa Grande, Arizona

1999 – 2000         The Phoenix Ninety-Nines, Board Member and Secretary, Phoenix Arizona

1986         Volunteers of America, Homeless Program, Rochester, New York

1986         Park Ridge Mental Health Association – Single Parent Family Program, Group Facilitator, Rochester, New York

May 1986 – Jul 1986         Mt. Hope Family Center; Research assistant,Rochester, New York

1985                    Compeer, Rochester,New York

1981 – 1982        State University of NewYork at Delhi, Outdoor Club President Delhi, New York

1980 – 1982         State University of New York at Delhi, News Director and Radio Broadcaster, Delhi, New York

1979- 1980         Keuka College, Radio Broadcaster, Keuka Park, New York

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