In response to COVID-19, Duke Integrative Medicine is open for medical visits at this time. We are also offering acupuncture and 30-minute massage appointments. Nutrition and behavioral health continue to be available for phone or video nutrition visits. Use of facilities and in-person programs continue to be suspended until further notice. Please call center for details. Hours of the building are limited to Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
I enjoy partnering with patients on lifestyle modification and managing complex medical issues using both conventional and complementary approaches. I have a special interest in mind-body medicine. I started my medical career with seven years in private practice in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I provided office-based, hospital, and nursing home care. I was one of few female primary care practitioners in that area, so my practice filled with women who wanted an alternative approach to menopausal treatment. This sparked my interest in integrative medicine. In 2002, my family and I set off for the warmer climate of North Carolina, a more ethnically diverse population, and a longer growing season. I joined Durham Medical Center, a part of Duke Primary Care. In 2008, I received the Bravewell Fellowship scholarship award, and completed a fellowship in Dr. Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona and Duke Integrative Medicine in 2010. In 2012, I helped start the Duke Integrative Primary Care Program.
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