Before earning her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine, Dr. Jolene Brighten graduated with a degree in nutritional biochemistry and clinical nutrition at Cal Poly, SLO. There she was involved in nutrition research exploring interventions for maintaining healthy hormones and body composition as we age. She is currently the medical director at Rubus Health in Portland, Oregon.
Her post doctorate education and training in Functional Medicine and Clinical Nutrition is through The Institute for Functional Medicine. She continues to study with IFM to stay up to date on the most innovative therapies and techniques to help patients heal.