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    Beverly Yates, ND
    Professional Background: Dr. Beverly Yates, ND is a California licensed doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a 1994 graduate of…

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    Jill Stansbury, ND
    Professional Background: Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician and an accomplished writer/author, speaker, and teacher. With more than…

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    Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO
    Professional Background: Dr. Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been a…

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    Mary Bove, ND
    Medical Educator & Advisory Board Member Dr. Mary Bove is an accomplished herbalist, author, teacher, and lecturer. Having been…

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    Michael Traub, ND
    Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1981. Since 1986, Dr.…

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    Ric Scalzo, CEO
    CEO/President/Founder As one of North America’s most respected herbalists and botanical researchers, Richard “Ric” Scalzo has more than 25…

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    Tori Hudson, ND
    Tori Hudson, ND, graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1984 and has since served the…

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    Wendy Warner, MD
    Professional Background: Dr. Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as in integrative…

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Our people are our strength, and to us, they are more than workers or partners—they are our family. We invite you to meet them by clicking on any of the links above.

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Mary Bove, ND

Medical Educator & Advisory Board Member

Dr. Mary Bove is an accomplished herbalist, author, teacher, and lecturer. Having been published in many magazines and journals, she is also the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants and co-author of Herbs for Women’s Health. Dr. Bove practices naturopathic family medicine, including women’s health care, well pregnancy care, and pediatric medicine at the Brattleboro Naturopathic Clinic in Vermont. She lectures and teaches at various national and international herb, midwifery, and medical conferences, including the Gaia Herb Symposium, Woman’s Herbal Conference, Midwifery Today Conferences, American Herbalist Guild, Medi-Herb New Zealand Symposium, Institute of Functional Medicine, naturopathic state organizations, and American Association of Naturopathic Midwives on the topics of botanical medicine, phytotherapy, pediatrics, women’s health care, fertility issues, and natural childbirth.

Dr. Bove works as an educator and Advisory Board member for Gaia Herbs and formulator for GaiaKids, Gaia Herbs’ a line of children’s herbal products.
Dr. Bove obtained her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and Midwifery Certification from Bastyr College of Natural Health Sciences in Seattle, Wasington. She received the Diploma of Phytotherapy/Herbal Medicine at the School of Phytotherapy in Great Britain and received membership to the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, London, England. As a young herbalist, she started her studies with Native American medicine woman Norma Myers in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Bove served as a full-time faculty member at Bastyr University in Seattle and chaired the departments of Botanical Medicine and Naturopathic Midwifery. She currently serves as adjunct faculty for the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine in the master’s-level course, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, Natural Products Program, and Tai Sophia Institute, Botanical Science Program in Columbia, Maryland.

Areas of Expertise:

Pediatric medicine, women’s health care, pregnancy, natural childbirth, postpartum care, lactation, adolescent medicine, specialty topics in herbal medicine, phytotherapy, naturopathic medicine, autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, allergies, food intolerance, neuroendocrine system, thyroid health, adrenal stress syndrome, leaky gut syndrome, pre- and probiotics, natural skin care, fertility issues, menopause, osteoporosis, diet and nutrition, body/mind medicine