Member Spotlights

Meet Your Member Colleagues!

Why did you join the WANP?
I wanted to make a difference in our profession, help further awareness and the practice of naturopathic physicians in WA state.

What is your favorite benefit of being a member?
My favorite benefit is getting continuing education.

Where do you practice?
Kirkland, WA

What does a good referral look like for you?
Anyone who needs help with hormones, endocrine issues, gastrointestinal issues.

If you have a specialty, what is it?
Women’s health/hormones/endocrinology

How long have you been in practice?
9 years

How long have you belonged to the WANP?
7 years

Tell us something fun about you (e.g. pets, favorite color, Zodiac sign, etc)!
I have 6 pets! I have 2 cats - Artemis and Apollo, 2 dogs - Lola and Chico, and 2 Parrots - Pooper and Marley. I am a Gemini and my favorite color is red. A fun fact about me is that I have been sneezed on by an elephant!

Why did you join the WANP?
I joined the WANP to make sure I stay up to date on all that's happening with naturopathic medicine in Washington State.

What is your favorite benefit of being a member?
My favorite benefit is access to previous WANP conferences, including continuing education.

Where do you practice?
I currently practice in Gig Harbor, Washington.

What does a good referral look like for you?
Good referrals to me include those looking for primary care as well as people suffering from digestive ailments, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, and diabetes.

If you have a specialty, what is it?
I have an avid interest in irritable bowel syndrome and all things digestion related.

How long have you been in practice?
This is my fourth year of practice.

How long have you belonged to the WANP?
I first joined the WANP in 2013 as a medical student.

Tell us something fun about you!
I'm a "retired" songwriter and drummer who once upon a time played in many bands and was an amateur audio engineer.

Welcoming Our Newest Members

January 2021

Professional members: Kristina Olson-Kuyper, ND; Clifford Andrew Richardson, ND; Derek Simpson, ND; McKenzie Timmer, ND; Erica Wood, ND

Inactive/Retired/Out of State members: Jane Guiltinan, ND

Student members: Zairy Brazeau-Boliew

December 2020

Professional members: Marissa Boyd, ND; Sarah Garrett, ND; Chelsea Gordon, ND; Helen Kinsel, ND;  Mary Allison Koehnke, ND; Jennifer Schiavone-Ruthensteiner, ND

Student members: Lois Hernandez; Christopher Linscome; Prysilla Moreno

November 2020

Professional members: Elizabeth Baer; Charissa Bausch; Kelsi Ervin; Rachel Goyette; Jill Johnson; Heidi Maas; Jennifer Lush Meyn; Patricia “Patti” Mullen; Rick Posmantur; Pamela Snider; Raquel Tingey; Cadence Wong

Student members: Lilliana Bardi; Priya Mehrotra

October 2020

Professional members: Naomi Bryant, ND; David Fell, ND; Taylor Howell, ND; Katrina Iiams-Hauser, ND; Shari Jainuddin, NMD, BCB; Lisa Jung, ND; Samantha Klim, ND; Camille Koontz, ND; Victoria Lofdahl, ND; Imani Owens-Bailey, ND, LAc; Celeste Richmond, ND; Adam Rinde, ND; Anjli Shah, ND; Bahareh Tarassoli, ND; Jennifer Walters, ND; Jeffrey Wong, ND; Emily Worden, ND; Marit Zimmerman, ND

Inactive/Retired/Out of State members: Charles Black ND; Nancy Mulcare, ND; Erin Vicha, ND; Olif Wojciechowski, ND

Student members: Gina Andreason Bauer; Kristin Barnes; Morgan Casault;  Chelsea Mikula-Chao; Leora Rosenberg; Samantha Werner; Tyler Wuthmann

Affiliate members:  Bastyr University

Corporate members: Acella Pharmaceuticals; Boston Heart Diagnostics; Wallingford Financial Services


The WANP could not exist without YOU! Thank you for joining (or rejoining) us on this adventure!