Gaia HerbBrevard, NC (August 18, 2014) – Gaia Herbs® has announced that Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, has joined the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Alschuler is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has been in practice since 1994. Earlier this month, she was named “Physician of the Year” by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

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Brevard, NC (August 18, 2014) – Gaia Herbs® has announced that Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, has joined the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Alschuler is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has been in practice since 1994. Earlier this month, she was named “Physician of the Year” by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Dr. Alschuler graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. She is a past President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founder and the current President of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Previously, she was the department head of naturopathic medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of America. She was also the clinic medical director and botanical medicine chair at Bastyr, and was on the faculty of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

“We are honored to have Dr. Alschuler as a member of our Scientific Advisory Board,” said Tammy McIver-Gay, Vice President of Business Development at Gaia Herbs. “She will provide insight, leadership and distinction as a presenter and lecturer for webinars and educational events, and as an author of scientific papers and articles.

Dr. Alschuler is the co-author of The Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Healing, and The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer: A Five-Step Integrative Plan to Reduce the Risk of Recurrence and Build Lifelong Health.  

She co-created http://www.FiveToThrivePlan.com, and co-hosts a radio show, “Five To Thrive Live!” on the Cancer Support Network which is rebroadcast on iHeartRadio Talk. “Five To Thrive Live!” provides the public with information about living more healthfully in the face of cancer.

“I believe that my job as a naturopathic physician and educator is to stimulate and support healing and wellness by utilizing the most natural and scientifically sound strategies possible,” said Dr. Alschuler. “I believe that every person has the innate capacity to experience greater health and an exuberant life.”  

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