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By Todd R LePine
As a curious kid who always loved science, I grew up making my own experiments, playing the “Mad Scientist” making volcanoes and smoke bombs in the basement. Biology and chemistry were always my favorite school subjects and I had a supportive family who encouraged these interests. I went…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? I’ve been interested in nutrition since I was in high school and began to run competitively. Then, when I researched graduate schools, I came upon Bastyr University and found the Nutrition program for me, where in addition to the…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
What is self-love? This is a question I have been asking my whole life. Self-love is the ability to have regard for one’s own wellbeing and happiness. This does not mean that you have to be selfish, which has an entirely different meaning: lacking consideration for others; concerned…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? My undergraduate and graduate degrees were in nutrition. I went to medical school thinking I would learn more about how the body worked and what we could do to stay well. I was frustrated with the focus on acute…
By Doreen Soha
In my role as Patient Navigator at the UWC, I work closely with many caregivers. I personally identify as a caregiver, since I am the mother of four. I also see my own mother struggling to care for my elderly grandmother while she continues to work full time…
By Amy Hebert
The UltraWellness Center team is passionate to the core about Functional Medicine, and we are excited to share this new interview series to highlight why this work means so much to them. We also wanted to share a glimpse into what lights them up and brings them joy…