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My story sets me apart. After graduating from medical school in 2008, I pursued an educational career in nutrition and anti-aging research. This involved research and development using Eastern and Western plant medicine science, traditional plant usage, modern nutritional theory, biohacking, nutritional supplementation, and diet fads. 

 

Long before medical school, as a preteen, I charted a self-guided study of bio-energetics and quantum theory for living systems, traditional and medicinal usage of native plants, and classical naturopathy. At age 13, I honed in on the bio-psycho-energetics of human interaction and healing, researching scientific observations of the electromagnetic biofields around the human body. In high school and college, I continued my studies into metaphysical, psychic and quantum science perspectives.  

Today, I am still a humble student of the living system. I am an observer and courageous explorer of the human body. I am a scientist. A researcher. A writer. A lifelong student of biology, health, and humans being. With this, I bring an unusual critical eye to the spectrum of medicine. I have seen incredible and "miraculous" transformations take place. Events that do not fit within the framework of the conventional medical model.

Why Not Conventional Medicine? 

 

My story sets me apart.

Long before medical school, as a preteen, I charted a lengthy study into the science of bio-energetics and quantum theory for living systems. I studied traditional and medicinal usage of native plants, and applied classical naturopathy at home. I was a burgeoning witch doctor. At age 13, I honed in on the bio-energetics of human interaction and healing, researching scientific observations of the electromagnetic biofields around the human body. In high school and college, I continued my studies into neuroscience, immunology, energetic medicine, Native American spiritual teachings, and the metaphysical.  

It was an entire world away from the teachings of conventional medicine. And it was bringing about healing and repair where convention had nothing to offer.

After graduating from medical school in 2008, I chose a career in nutrition and anti-aging research. This involved Eastern and Western plant medicine sciences, traditional plant usage, modern nutritional theory, biohacking, nutritional supplementation research and development, and a critical understanding of diet fads. 

Today, I am a humble student of the living system. I am an observer and courageous explorer of the human body. I am a scientist. A researcher. A lifelong student of health, repair, and humans being. With this, I bring an unusual critical eye to the spectrum of medicine.

I am deeply interested in non-medical factors leading to transformative healing, resolution, and wellness. 

Because I approached medical training with such a rich background in non-conventional principles, medical training itself was a major disappointment. Incredible volumes of critical information were simply missing. Critical, obvious questions remained unasked. Vast, medically-relevant strategies--strategies that would alter the course of medical care--were left out of the medical material. It became clear that explorations into the underpinnings of illness were, in fact, guided largely by pharmaceutical applications. This was infuriating. 

In the conventional model, there were no strategies focused on optimizing the body’s innate tendency toward repair.

 

Doctrines of traditional healing foods, indigenous diets, strategic eating, medicinal plant usage, nutritional supplementation, and the properties of herbs and spices, were completely missing from the material. And there was no mention of the bio-energetic field, the electrical nature of the human system, or the critical role that emotional history, trauma, and belief can actually play in impacting outcomes.

I have seen incredible and "miraculous" transformations take place. Events that do not fit within the framework of the conventional medical model.

The one-size-fits-all diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment models do not work for me. Most clinicians would agree that two cases of identically-diagnosed disease can arise and resolve by very different means. Resolution can be rapid or not, and very personal factors can influence that path. I feel strongly that is not appropriate to state predictions with certainty. At times, I have observed the actual assignment of a diagnosis to be more harmful than helpful. There is no one size.

In 2008, I decided to step off the clinical track. I did this to save my own sanity, and to embark on training and a career that aligned with my values, my observations, and my beliefs. This has developed into the work I do today. 

Today, I help people fend for themselves, discern the multitude of choices, and explore beyond the bounds of medicine.