Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Dr. Tieraona Low Dog’s extensive career in studying natural medicine began more than twenty-five years ago. She studied midwifery, massage therapy, and was a highly respected herbalist, serving as President of the American Herbalist Guild and running a teaching clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico before receive her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Dr. Low Dog opened and ran a successful integrative medical clinic in Albuquerque, NM before moving to Tucson, Arizona to join the faculty at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She currently serves as the Director of the Fellowship.
In addition to her work as a clinician and educator, Dr. Low Dog has been involved in national health policy and regulatory issues for more than a decade. In 2000, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and she completed her three-year term in 2007 as a member on the Advisory Council for the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Dr. Low Dog has served as the elected Chair of the United States Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Committee since 2000.