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Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
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Doc·tor of Na·tur·o·path·ic Med·i·cine (dok'tŏr nach'ŭr-ō-path'ik med'i-sin)
Degree awarded after candidate completes a 4-year program similar in the scope of the basic sciences to the equivalent of a medical course. These students do not usually proceed to internship or residency. Focus of training is on complementary and alternative medicine, used in preference to clinical modalities.
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With millions of Americans resolving to lose weight each New Year, many choose a quick fix, crash diet to solve the problem," said Penny Kendall-Reed, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
and author of The Naturopathic Diet.
LaValle is a Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and holds a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
As a pharmacist and doctor of Naturopathic Medicine