Xin Dong (Rosey) Ma, MD (China), LAc

Since she began treating patients at Bastyr Center in 1993, Dr. Rosey Ma has helped women give birth to as many as 500 babies through fertility treatments using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Marisa Pellegrini, ND

A clinical supervisor in the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Wellness clinic at Bastyr Center, Dr. Marisa Pellegrini also has been involved in researching the disease and will be presenting at the International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research in May 2015.

Mirit Markowitz

Learn more about Mirit Markowitz, a student clinician at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, who is presenting a series of cooking demonstrations in 2015 with fellow student Kelsey Perusse, starting with “One-Pot Anti-Inflammatory Meals” on Saturday, January 24.

Jennifer Johnson, ND

"One of the guiding naturopathic tenets is 'doctor as teacher.' When I discovered this, I realized that this profession was a perfect match for me because I would be able to blend my interest in teaching with my passion for medicine."

Amy Frasieur, MS, RD

"I really think that nutrition appointments are a gem of the clinic. ... We can address a particular focus, but realistically our goal is to be able to accommodate anybody who comes in for nutrition advice or information."

Anita Bermann

"Like many Bastyr nutrition students, I have loved and/or hated food my entire life. ... I realized that my own experiences could allow me to find meaningful work as a guide on other people's journeys to build healthy relationships to food."

Krystal Plonski, ND

"From working with the supervisors in the Bastyr teaching clinic as well as my preceptorship/internship experience with various physicians within the United States, I have seen a lot of positive results from naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine."

Kristen Spitz

"Instead of looking at a person as their disease, we look at a person in the entire context of their experience."

Autumn Hoverter, MS, RD, CD

"I think the most common misperception about nutrition is that there's one correct way to eat, one cure-all supplement. ... Each person needs to decide, based on how they feel physically, mentally, and emotionally, what foods work best for their body. Stop worrying about the latest fad diet, supplement, or 'superfood.' "

Calvin Kwan

"It never ceases to amaze me how one’s hands can bridge the gaps between patient health and relationship."


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