Faculty

Mary Bove, ND

 

David Brownstein, MD

 

Chanchal Cabrera MSc, FNIMH, (RH)AHG

 

Geo Espinosa, ND

 

Michaël Friedman, ND

 

Chris Hobbs, PhD

 

Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM

 

Charis Lindrooth, DC

 

Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Kate Rhéaume, ND
Author and Naturopathic Doctor Kate Rhéaume is a graduate and former faculty member of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Originally from Montréal, Québec, Dr. Kate lectures internationally on many topics related to health and wellness and is a frequent guest on radio and television across North America. She is an expert on the latest K2 research and author of the best-selling book Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox: How a Little Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life (HarperCollins).

 
 

Crystal Silas, MD

 

Kevin Spelman, PhD, MCPP

 

Jody Stanislaw, ND

 

Jillian Stansbury, ND

 

Michael Tims, PhD

 

Decker Weiss, ND

 

Eugene R. Zampieron, ND, MH, RH

 

Heather Zwickey, PhD

Scientific Advisory Committee

James Snow, M.A., RH(AHG)
James Snow is the Assistant Provost for Academic Research and Academic Director of the Integrative Health Sciences Department at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has more than 25 years of experience merging modern scientific perspectives with traditional explanatory models of healing. Mr. Snow has worked as a clinician and educator in the field of Western herbal medicine and served as director of MUIH’s (then Tai Sophia Institute) herbal medicine program. He has conducted and published research on the cognitive effects of rosemary and the development of a questionnaire to measure wellness. Mr. Snow is a contributing author to the Gastrointestinal Nutrition Desk Reference, sits on the editorial committee for the Journal of the American Herbalists Guild, and serves as a reviewer for the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Mr. Snow’s current research projects include investigation of attitudes and use of evidence-informed practice among Western herbal practitioners; the role of context effects in the effectiveness of Western herbal medicine; and exploring the construct of healing presence. At MUIH, his work also focuses on enhancing research literacy and capacity among complementary and integrative health faculty. Mr. Snow holds a Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Social Change from MUIH, and completed the herbal residency program at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. He is also a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild.

Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM
Dr. Ingels is a respected leader in natural medicine with numerous publications, international lectures and more than 26 years experience in the healthcare field. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Purdue University and his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ingels completed a residency program at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. He is a Fellow in good standing with the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. Dr. Ingels is a licensed naturopathic physician in the State of Connecticut and a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in the State of California, where he maintains practices in both states. He is also Board certified in Integrated Pediatrics by the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Ingels is currently a Board member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and former Board member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He has been published extensively and is the author of The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Auto-Immune Response and Beat Lyme Disease.

Jillian Stansbury, ND
Dr. Stansbury has practiced in Southwestern Washington for more than 25 years specializing in women’s health, mental health, and chronic disease. Dr. Stansbury is the former chair of the Botanical Medicine Program at the National University of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and remains on the faculty teaching natural products chemistry, botanical influences on cell biology, ethnobotany field courses, and other miscellaneous topics in herbal medicine. She is author of a series of herbal reference books titled Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals. She writes for numerous professional journals plus teaches around the country at a variety of medical and herbal conferences. She frequently travels to the Peruvian Amazon, studying South American plants and working with various tribes in the jungles of Manu and Iquitos.

Eugene R. Zampieron, ND, MH, RH
Dr. Zampieron has almost 30 years of experience as a licensed naturopathic physician, professional herbalist, tropical ethnobotanical researcher, botanical formulations inventor, professor, educator, internationally known author, lecturer, spokesman, and radio personality. His most recent book is titled Supplements for Pain: Comprehensive Natural Help for Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and other Inflammatory Conditions. Dr. Z, as he is known to his students and audiences, is one of the founding fathers of the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, the first accredited naturopathic medical college on the US Eastern seaboard. Dr. Z has trained hundreds of naturopathic doctors and physicians internationally with his encyclopedic knowledge of plants and is steward of the college’s medicinal plant garden.