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SCNM Faculty

Adjunct Faculty for Naturopathic Medicine Program


Amrine, Craig, LAc; BS, Ceramic Engineering, Alfred University, New York, 1991; MS, Acupuncture, Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture, 2008.

Arneson, David, ND; BS, Psychology/Biology, University of Texas at El Paso; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2000.

Baral, Matthew, ND; BA, Biology, Castleton State College, 1994; ND, Bastyr University, 2000.

Bethel, Klee, MD; MD, Creighton University School of Medicine, 1986.

Bos, Willem, DC; BS, Human Biology, Northwestern Health Sciences University, 1999; DC, Northwestern Health Sciences University, 1999.

Briante, Carla, MSc., ND; BA, Major Statistics, University of Guelph, 2004; MS, Statistics, University of Guelph, 2005; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2016.

Clough, Kelly, ND; BS, Physics and Economics, SUNY at Stony Brook Honors College, Stony Brook, NY, 2007; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2013.

Conner, Daniel, DC; BS, Western Illinois University, 1973; MS, Western Illinois University, 1974; DC, Cleveland College of Chiropractic, 1980.

Darragh, Angela, ND; BS, Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, 2006; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2012.

Desai, Sarika, DO; BS, Health Promotion Studies, University of Southern California, 2004; DO, Western University of Health Sciences, 2008.

DiCampli, Jesika, ND; BS, Interdisciplinary Health Services, Saint Joseph’s University, 2000; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2006.

Dye, John, ND; Professor Emeritus; BA, Whittier College, 1974; ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 1979.

Ewald, Jaime, ND; BS, Biological Sciences, Wright State University, 2000; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2006.

Fitzgerald, Erin, ND; BA, Human Health, Arizona State University, 2004; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2008.

Ford, Noel, MA; BA, Psychology, Northern Arizona University, 2007; MA, Northern Arizona University, 2009.

Gerstel, Johanne, ND; BS, Psychology and Biology, Arizona State University, 2011; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2019.

Goodman-Herrick, Pearlyn, ND; ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 1979; DHANP, 1988.

Grise, Diane, ND; BS, Human Biology, Indiana University, 2009; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2013.

Hamdan, Saeed, MD –  MD, General Medicine, Minsk State Medical University, Minsk; MS, Obstetrics & Gynecology, National Medical University, Russia, Moscow; PhD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Russia State Medical University, Moscow; MS, Health Informatics, UAB, Birmingham, Alabama

Hesselbrock, Rachel, ND; BS, Dietetics, Arizona State University, 2010; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2017.

Jones, Feather; Massage Therapist, Boulder School of Message Therapy, 1978; Certification, Clinical Herbalist, Santa Fe College of Natural Medicine, 1982.

Kaser, Kara, RN; BS, Nursing, Oregon Health Science University, 2003.

Larke, Daniel, ND; MBA, International Business, University of Dallas, Irvin, 1993; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2010.

Lewis, Danielle, ND; BS, Health Science/Management, Old Dominion University, 1999; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2013.

Livengood, Elizabeth, ND; BS, Zoology, Arizona State University, 1992; MA, Education, University of Phoenix; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2015.

MacKay-Timmermans, Drew, ND; BS, Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, CA; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2017.

Marchese, Marianne, ND; BS, Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, 1990; ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 2002.

Moore, Brandi, ND; BA, Public Relations, University of Texas at Arlington, 2010; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2016.

Mundt, Jennifer, ND; BA, Biology, University of Minnesota, 2000; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2009.

Pantermuehl, Jessica, NTP, CHHC ; NTP, Nutrition Therapy Practitioner, Nutritional Therapy Association, 2015; CHHC, Certified Holistic Health Counseling, American Association of Drugless Practitioners, 2012.

Paulson, Heather, ND; BS, Aquatic Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2007.

Purvis, Kathryn, ND; BA, Psychology, Biology, Manhattanville College, 2009; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2015.

Retz, Michelle, ND; BS, Biological Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2004; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2010.

Salisbury, Lauren, ND; BA, Political Science, Our Lady of the Lake University, 2005; MS, Non-Profit Management, Our Lady of the Lake University, 2009; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2016; MS, Acupuncture, Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture, 2019.

Sanchez, JoAnn; BS, Forestry & Wildlife Management, University of Rhode Island, 1981.

Seitz, Stephanie, ND; BA, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Augustana College, 2000; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2010.

Sherlin, Leslie, PhD; BS, Psychology, University of Tennessee, 2000; MS, Psychology, Capella University, 2003; PhD, Psychology, Capella University, 2008.

Shokoohinia, Yalda, PharmD, PhD; Professor of Research; Pharm D, Pharmacy, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, 2005; PhD, Pharmacognosy, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, 2010; Fellowship in Phytochemistry, Eastern University of Piedmont, 2009; Fellowship in Medicinal Plants Analysis, The University of Mississippi, 2017.

Shiffler, Nichole, ND; BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, 2007, ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2013

Short, Daniel, PhD; BA, Psychology, McMurry University, 1990; MS, University of North Texas, 1993; PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2000.

Stone, Sarah, ND; BS, Psychology, University of South Florida, 2011; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2015.

Tabares, Amber, ND; BA, Biology, University of Missouri, 2004; MBA, Healthcare, American Intercontinental University, 2006; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2012.

Tamburri, Phranq, ND; BS, Life Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1998; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2002.

Vaughan, Karen, ND; BS, Biology, University of South Florida, 1999; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004.

Vedeler, Christopher, LAc; BA, Philosophy, New Mexico State University, 1998; MS, Oriental Medicine, Southwest Acupuncture College, 2004.

Volk, Kimberly, ND; BA, Psychology, University of Buffalo, 2001; RN, Associates in Applied Sciences, Alfred SUNY, 1992; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2006.

Wheeler, Miriam, ND; BS, Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, 2010; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2014.

Wright, Berlin, ND; BS, Kinesiology, Barrett Honors College, ASU, 2013; ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2018

Yarnell, Eric L, ND; BS, Natural Health Sciences, Bastyr University, 1994; ND, Bastyr University, 1996.

Visiting Adjunct Research Faculty


Jacobs, Jennifer, MD, MPH; MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health; MD, Wayne State University; BA, Biology, Wayne State University