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Bastyr Health-E News | Meet the 2011-2012 Naturopathic Residents

Bastyr Center for Natural Health
Resident Naturopathic Physicians

Bastyr Center for Natural Health is proud to introduce our 2011-2012 resident naturopathic physicians. These nine young doctors represent the leading edge of natural medicine education and patient care.


Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Abigail Aiyepola, ND

Abigail Aiyepola, ND
First-Year Resident
Dr. Aiyepola’s clinical interests include integrative medicine and global medicine, with a special focus on women’s and pediatric health. She is a licensed midwife, having assisted in the deliveries of more than 100 babies.
Read Dr. Aiyepola's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Lela Altman, ND, LAc (Candidate)

Lela Altman, ND, LAc
First-Year Resident
Dr. Altman's special clinical interests include pediatrics, homeopathy and physical medicine. Her healing philosophy involves empowering patients to achieve optimal health through education, support and guidance.
Read Dr. Altman's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Jamie Corroon, ND

Jamie Corroon, ND
First-Year Resident
Dr. Corroon's clinical interests include nutrition, physical medicine, research and public health. His specialized training includes diabetes and cardiovascular wellness, biofeedback, stress reduction and adolescent care.
Read Dr. Corroon's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Jocelyn Cooper, ND

Jocelyn Cooper, ND
First-Year Resident
Dr. Cooper's special clinical interests include pediatrics, women's health, sports medicine, and working with under-served populations. She is a wilderness EMT and works as a lead instructor for Wilderness Medical Associates.
Read Dr. Cooper's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Bridget Grusecki, ND

Bridget Grusecki, ND
First-Year Resident
Dr. Grusecki has a strong clinical interest in mind-body medicine and environmental health. She relies on nutrition, herbal medicine, Ayurvedic medicine and hands-on therapies for treatment modalities.
Read Dr. Grusecki's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Eva Kozura, ND, LAc (Candidate)

Eva Kozura, ND, LAc (Candidate)
First-Year Resident
Dr. Kozura completed a dietetic internship at several New York City hospitals as well as a nine-month pediatric nutrition fellowship on neurodevelopmental disorders. Her clinical interests include pediatrics, maternal health and general family practice.
Read Dr. Kozura's full profile.

Bastyr Center naturopathic resident Marisa Pellegrini, ND

Marisa Pellegrini, ND
Second-Year Resident
Dr. Pellegrini’s therapeutic approach combines the most recent medical research with traditional healing practices. She supports her patients’ health with herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, nutrition, detoxification, lifestyle changes and counseling.
Read Dr. Pellegrini's full profile.

Ryan Robbins, ND

Ryan Robbins, ND
Second-Year Resident
Dr. Robbins' special clinical interests include mental health; chronic conditions; and cardiovascular, digestive and musculoskeletal medicine. He takes particular interest in family patterns of disease.
Read Dr. Robbins' full profile.

bastyr Center naturopathic resident Brendan Smith, ND

Brendan Smith, ND
Chief Resident
A Seattle native, Dr. Smith is excited to connect with his local community as a physician. His clinical interests include cardiovascular health, diabetes, physical medicine, inflammatory bowel diseases, interstitial cystitis and men’s health. 
Read Dr. Smith's full profile.


Resident physicians at Bastyr Center see patients as shift supervisors in Team Care or in one-on-one visits in Practitioner Care.
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