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I am Dr. Marie-Sabine Thomas, a trained Naturopathic Physician and a fellow at Bastyr University Research Institute.

The purpose of this blog is to educate people so that they can make informed decisions about their health. I answer burning questions about natural medicine and discuss research findings that can better support wellness. I invite you to join the discussion!

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About Dr. Sabine Thomas

Sabine Thomas ND, LMP

Dr. Sabine Thomas graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Art degree in Socio-medical Sciences and a minor in Romance Languages.

An alumna of Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Thomas completed a Post-Doctorate Teaching Fellowship.

Dr. Thomas continues to serve as a Clinical Adjunct Faculty member for the Bastyr Center for Natural Health as well as an Adjunct Facutly member for the School of Naturopathic Medicine.  She  teaches  courses focusing of Naturopathic Community Medicine ranging from clinical theory, cross-cultural communication in health care to health disparities, cultural competency, medicine in global context, public health and dermatology in color.

Furthermore, she consulted for various organizations including the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Project- The Emunctory System, the United States Department of Health and Humans Services, Region X as well as the Jardin Botanique des Cayes, in Haiti. She enjoys furthering her knowledge of Pan-African Traditional Medicine, languages and Ballroom dancing.

Dr. Thomas has also been awarded a National Institute of Health/ National Center for Complementary And Alternative Medicine(NIH/NCCAM)  grant to research the role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Community Health.

 

 

 

IN THE PRESS

Dr. Thomas is a recognized expert in her field, and has been featured in numerous media publications. Here are some recent mentions:

KING 5 NEW DAY NORTHWEST:

KIRO 7 IN COLOR:

KENMORE REPORTER:
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/north_king/bkn/news/113382759.html

KIRKLAND PATCH:
http://kirkland.patch.com/articles/bastyr-fellow-takes-naturopathic-approach-to-help-haiti

KING 5 NEWS:

KUOW Presents:
http://www2.kuow.org/program.php?id=22988

Bastyr News:
http://www.bastyr.edu/news/general-news/2011/09/bastyr-fellow-sabine-thomas-helps-haiti-rebuild