Gena Poling, ND, MPH

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Biography: 

Current Roles 

First Year Resident Physician 

Education 

ND, Bastyr University 
MPH, Bastyr University 
MSEd, University of Pennsylvania 
BS, University of Washington 

Healing Philosphy 

Dr. Poling charges herself with authentically getting to know her patients and the many factors that impact their health – physical, mental, emotional, and social. She seeks to address the underlying cause of illness and to empower patients in integrating the best of both conventional and complementary medicine to achieve improved health. She considers it a privilege to be a trusted partner in patients’ journeys in wellness and, as an educator at heart, strives to provide clear, compassionate, evidence-based care to all patients. 

Clinical Interests 

Family medicine/primary care; public health and community health; pediatrics; women's health; type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular health; mind body medicine and mental health; gastrointestinal health. 

Past Professional Experience 

Dr. Poling’s past professional experiences include: public school educator in Philadelphia, PA and in SeaTac, WA; outreach and education intern with the Washington State Poison Center; public health intern with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; research coordinator at Bastyr University; professional teaching assistant at Bastyr University. 

Professional Affiliations 

Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians 
Washington State Public Health Association