Naturopathic medicine with Dr. Zora DeGrandpre. Zora DeGrandpre, MS, ND joins Doc Rob on this engaging episode of “Concierge for Better Living”. A fellow Naturopathic Doctor, product formulator, and researcher, Dr. Zora offers tremendous insight into the importance of scientific research in developing and identifying the best natural products. Dr. Zora has written textbooks in AP Chemistry and Biology as well as textbooks in botanical medicine and the interactions between botanical medicines and pharmaceutics. With the vast and growing interest in #Cannabis, #CBD (Dr. Zora is a contributing expert on www.LeafReport.com), and other plant-based compounds, this episode is a much-needed conversation full of useful information. Dr. Zora practices naturopathic medicine (home visits) in rural Washington and is a professional medical and scientific writer and editor, specializing in naturopathic, functional, botanical and integrative medicine. Dr. DeGrandpre has degrees in drug design, immunology, and natural medicine and has extensive research experience in cancer and molecular immunology. She has written textbooks in AP Chemistry and Biology as well as textbooks in botanical medicine and the interactions between botanical medicines and pharmaceutics. She has written grants, curricula, and articles in naturopathic, functional, and integrative medicine and is currently writing a textbook chapter on the effects of nutrition on epigenetic changes and the pathophysiology of chronic disease.
Dr. DeGrandpre writes online courses for medical students around the world including courses for continuing medical education and on the use of medical marijuana and CBD. Dr. DeGrandpre also specializes in formulating rational, evidence-based supplements and serves as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and as a scientific consultant for legal and nutraceutical questions. Dr. DeGrandpre also has an interest in rural and geriatric medicine and serves on the board of the Lewis County Seniors, a 501c3 with a mission to provide nutritional, educational, health and enrichment services for area seniors. In her practice, Dr. DeGrandpre has found the use of CBD with elderly patients and others to be safe and clinically effective. She brings to all her writing a straightforward approach that is accurate, clear, and authentic.