Dr. Lynne Shinto is a distinguished naturopath and member of the OHSU community. She has been an integral part of the Department of Neurology for two decades and her role as Professor of Neurology made her the first naturopath in the United States to receive full professorship in an academic institution. In this interview, Dr. Shinto traces the early experiences that interested her in natural medicine, how she came to pursue naturopathy, her time at OHSU, as well as the role of naturopaths in academic health centers and how it has evolved in recent years. Additional points of discussion include naturopathic research, accreditation, academic instruction, and integrative medicine.
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