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Dr. Ryan Bradley

As an academic clinician researcher in the United States, Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH exemplifies the potential of naturopathic doctors to cross disciplines, institutions and ideological chasms in the name of rigorous research. Dr. Bradley is currently triply affiliated at the NationDr.Bradleyal College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the University of Washington (UW).
At NCNM his current roles include: Assistant Director of the Helfgott Research Institute; the Assistant Program Director of the NCCIH-funded Building Research across Interdisciplinary Gaps (BRIDG) Clinical Research Training Program; and an Associate Professor of Global Health and Nutrition in the School of Research and Graduate Studies.

At UCSD, Dr. Bradley is an Assistant Professor in Preventive Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, where he is an active investigator in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cohort study and frequently collaborates on nutritional and integrative medicine research with colleagues. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy where he serves as an Advisor to a NIH-funded U54 Center of Excellence for Natural Products and Drug Interaction Research.
His international research includes ongoing research collaboration with Natural Doctors International in Nicaragua, and as a recently appointed fellow in the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine’s (ARCCIM) International Naturopathy Research Leadership Program. Dr. Bradley graduated with his ND degree from Bastyr University in 2003, completed his Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health in 2009. He completed a 1-year residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health in 2004, a 3-year NIH-funded post-doctoral research fellowship at Bastyr University in 2007, and a 5-year KL2 post-doctoral research fellowship in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2012.