Emphasis: Pediatric oncology; emergency medicine; breast disease; cardiology; and family medicine.
Dr. Paulson graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in aquatic biology. After many years of restoring and maintaining habitat for aquatic wildlife, she realized that human health is the foundation that all other species rely upon. After this realization, Dr. Paulson pursued her doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). During clinical training, Dr. Paulson focused on oncology, environmental medicine, and primary care.
After graduating from SCNM, Dr. Paulson completed a two-year residency in naturopathic oncology at Goshen General Hospital. During her residency, Dr. Paulson was responsible for inpatient and out patient care, management and reduction of treatment side effects, and general medical care. This residency also provided additional training in:
Dr. Paulson is board certified in naturopathic oncology, and can truly provide expert care, integrating a wellness plan that treats the whole person. Dr. Paulson serves on the boards for the Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona and The Melonhead Foundation furthering the recognition of naturopathic therapies within the local cancer community.
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