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Speaker Bios

 

Corina Dunlap, ND MS

Dr. Corina Dunlap graduated with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Integrative Medicine Research from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, OR. Dr. Dunlap sees patients privately at A Woman’s Time and is also a research fellow and adjunct faculty at the School of Research & Graduate Studies at Helfgott Research Institute and NUNM. Before NUNM, she received her B.A. from Smith College with an emphasis in Medical Anthropology and International Relations.

Prior to her graduate training, Dr. Dunlap traveled extensively and worked abroad, including time spent with the WHO and UNICEF in northern India. Through her experiences and observations of various medical traditions, she was drawn to practice a model of healthcare that focuses on the root cause of health concerns, education, and prevention.

As a doctoral student, Dr. Dunlap completed extensive training in advanced gynecology and naturopathic primary care while conducting research on topics such as infertility, HPV, cervical dysplasia, interstitial cystitis, and Ayurveda. As a resident, she completed rotations in pediatric endocrinology, reproductive endocrinology, gynecology, and naturopathic women’s health. She enjoys treating all aspects of women’s health with a special interest in male & female fertility, preconception, and postpartum care, overall hormone imbalances, gynecologic infectious disease, cervical dysplasia/HPV treatment, environmental health, skin conditions, adrenal and thyroid health, autoimmunity, digestive and metabolic disorders, and bioidentical hormone therapy. She is certified in Holistic Pelvic Care™, a physical medicine modality that brings balance and tone to the pelvic floor.

Dr. Dunlap is committed to providing an integrative and collaborative natural medicine approach, combining evidence-based medicine with traditional naturopathic modalities. She is recipient of the Benedict Lust Award given to a member of the NUNM community who most embodies and inspires the principles of naturopathic medicine.

 

Carl Sgarlata, MD

Carmelo Sgarlata, MD, is a board certified OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinologist with extensive experience in the field of women’s health, advanced reproductive technologies (ART) and integrative medicine. He is a 2013 graduate of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine fellowship program. Dr. Sgarlata is currently the director of Integrative Health Services at Oregon Reproductive Medicine in Portland Oregon.

“I believe the foundation for health is the combination of lifestyle, diet, genetics and environment.” There is no more important time for optimal health than when planning a family.”
His current interests include pre-conceptional health promotion and counseling.

 

Zeynep Uraz, N.D.

Zeynep Uraz, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, and an Associate Professor at The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she teaches Women’s Health and Gynecology and the Integrative Fertility Course at CCNM.
In her private practice she has a focus on women’s health and fertility challenges in both men and women and leads the fertility-focus clinic at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic.
She is currently involved in a research study in collaboration with an urban Fertility Centre that examines the impact of a naturopathic educational program on the quality of life and stress measures in this population. Dr. Zeynep has had a variety of speaking engagements on the topic of infertility including at the national conference for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
She is a member of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, a professional member of Fertility Matters Canada, and volunteers for Fertility Matters Canada as a member of their Advisory Council. She has been the Chair of Canadian Infertility Awareness Week since 2017.

Ruth Hobson, N.D.

Dr. Ruth Hobson graduated from NCNM in 2014 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine, where she also received additional training in natural childbirth. She completed her residency in 2015 where she oversaw patient care, and taught gynecology and clinical education classes. She is a staff physician at Labrix, the endocrine division of Doctor’s Data, and is adjunct faculty at the University of Western States Health and Sciences where she teaches gynecology lab. Dr. Hobson has a strong interest in women’s health and a desire to validate naturopathic therapeutics through literature, research, and clinical practice.

 

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