Mar 22, 2020
Guest Name and Bio:
Dr. Lise Alschuler
LiseAlschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification
in naturopathic oncology and has been practicing since 1994. Dr.
Alschuleris a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of
Arizona where she is the Assistant Director of the Fellowship in
Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative
Medicine. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate
degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in
naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University. Dr. Alschuler is
past-President and Board member of the American Association of
Naturopathic Physicians and a founding board member and immediate
Past-President of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic
Physicians. She has been an invited speaker to more than 100
scientific/medical conferences, published 16 peer-reviewed
articles, been a co-investigator on 5 research studies, written 6
chapters for medical textbooks, and has co-authored two books,
Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its 3rd edition, and Definitive
Guide to Thriving After Cancer.The American Association of
Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) recognized Dr. Alschuler in 2014 as
Physician of the Year. She also received an honorary degree from
the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Joseph
Pizzorno Founders award from Bastyr University in the same year.
She was honored with the AANP President’s award in 2016 and
received the Impact award from the National Association of
Nutrition Professionals in 2017.
Dr. Alschuler is the founding Executive Director of TAP Integrative, a nonprofit web-based educational resource for integrative practitioners. She practices naturopathic oncology out of Naturopathic Specialists, LLC. Dr. Alschuler is the co-founder of Five To Thrive, LLC., which has developed the iTHRIVE PlanSaaS mobile web application that creates customized wellness plans for cancer survivors. She maintains a naturopathic oncology practice out of Naturopathic Specialists in Scottsdale AZ. Dr. Alschuler also co-hosts a podcast, Five To Thrive Live! on the Cancer Support Network about living more healthfully in the face of cancer.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, as well she was on the faculty of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Alschuler envisions a world where all individuals with disease are offered personalized integrative care and are empowered to live exuberant and meaningful lives. She calls Tucson, AZ home. Learn more at http://www.drlise.net
What you will learn from this episode:
1) What is the inflammasome and why is it important in understanding Covid-19 (coronavirus) infections
2) What herbs and supplements you can take during this pandemic
3) What are some best practices to help reduce and prevent infections with coronavirus
4) How the coronavirus makes us sick and what some of the common infections are
5) How to eat in order to keep your immune system strong during the coronavirus pandemic
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