Genetics: Why weren’t we taught this in medical school?
Corie Edwards graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and received a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine with honors in research from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland. In the past, she has worked in private practice offering primary care, nutritional counseling, weight loss, pain management, and vitamin injections. Currently she is a staff physician at Kashi Clinical Laboratories where she helps to support and improve their genetic testing department. Dr. Edwards is also adjunct faculty at the National University of Natural Medicine were she teaches genetics and Oregon College of Oriental Medicine were she teaches Western Pathology.
Growing up in Eugene, Oregon, Dr. Edwards has a deep appreciation for the Pacific Northwest, its natural beauty, culture, and creative atmosphere. In her professional life, she takes an interest in functional medicine with a focus on the role genetics plays in health. Outside of work, she loves her role as a mother and wife, as well as spending time with friends and family.