American College Of Healthcare Sciences
A highly motivated medical professional with a passion for promoting vibrant health regardless of age through education, prevention and wellness advocacy; An untiring educator, researcher and student of natural medicine and public health who relishes learning and teaching innovative new ways to slow the aging process and reconnect with nature, A resourceful and creative team player/builder with a strong work ethic dedicated to positive outcomes; A warm, outgoing, patient and empathetic listener who inspires trust and confidence in patients and team members
Dr. McGrath is a naturopathic physician and educator. She is a 2004 graduate of the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) and has since worked in private practice and community health settings in the United States and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
Dr. McGrath earned her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of Florida in 1994. She then went on to study independently with natural healers in Latin America for several years, and after her formal naturopathic education, she completed a year-long clinical residency in Mexico’s public health system. In 2008 Dr. McGrath founded U Najil Ts’aak, a community health NGO in Bacalar, Mexico, affiliated with Natural Doctors International. Dr. McGrath served as medical director and clinician for three years, which involved a team of integrative health practitioners including Mayan midwives.
From 2011 thru 2015, Dr. McGrath worked with the Life Extension Foundation as a health advisor doctor and gained expertise in the innovative field of regenerative medicine. Healthy aging and epigenetics are areas she continues to study.
Additionally, Dr. McGrath has worked as a physician at a federally qualified health center (FQHC) and as a professor, developing and teaching courses at several universities including her alma mater NUNM. She considers it her mission to help her patients and students reconnect to their true nature so that they be can be instruments for the change they want to see in the world.
Since May 2015, Dr. McGrath has also been dedicating time to her son. She shares her passion for nature, medicine, good food, and barefoot walks with her new sidekick. In return, he’s happily teaching her about mindfulness and exuberance.
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