Julie Anne Chinnock, ND, MPH
Location: Helfgott Research Institute, 2220 SW 1st Ave.
Dr. Chinnock is an adjunct faculty member at Helfgott. She received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2003 and is currently in her 4th year of post-graduate medical education in NCNM's Post Doctoral Family Practice/Integrative Medicine Residency Program and completing a Fellowship in Homeless and Underserved Medicine. She completed her Masters in Public Health (MPH) in 2007 with a focus on Health Management and Policy. She is also a supervising clinician and adjunct faculty at NCNM and Western States Chiropractic College in Portland.
Dr. Chinnock graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Natural Sciences from Loyola University of Chicago and is trained as a Natural Products Ethnobotanist, specializing in medical Ethnobotany. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Asia, Africa, and Central America researching botanical medicine within traditional health care systems. This research includes an emphasis on biodiversity, intellectual property rights, and traditional resource rights. Dr. Chinnock has lectured and written on these topics. She is a clinical consultant to the health care, botanical, and nutraceutical industries.
Dr. Chinnock’s research and clinical interests are focused on public and underserved health care systems, including acute care, women’s health, HIV, hepatitis, cancer, and diabetes. She is a member of the NCNM Institutional Review Board and is currently working on multiple CAM research studies at Helfgott.