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About Tori Hudson, N.D.

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dr. tori hudson ndDr. Hudson is a nationally recognized author, speaker, educator, researcher, clinician and the first woman in the United States to become a full professor of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Hudson serves on several editorial boards, advisory panels and as a consultant to the natural products industry. She is a co‐founder of the dietary supplement company Vitanica, and serves as Director of research, product development and education.

EDUCATION:

Naturopathic physician Dr. Tori Hudson graduated from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine (formerly NCNM) in 1984 and has served the college in several capacities, including medical director, associate academic dean, and academic dean. NCNM was the first fully regionally accredited and recognized College of Natural Medicine by the US Department of Education.

Dr. Hudson was the first Woman in the United States to become a full professor of Naturopathic Medicine.

EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE:

Women’s health; primary care for women; and gynecology/endocrinology.
Dr. Hudson is currently adjunct clinical professor at National University of Naturopathic Medicine (NUNM), Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM), Bastyr University and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Hudson is the Program Director for the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. She is also the founder and co‐director of Naturopathic Education and Research Consortium, a nonprofit for accredited naturopathic residencies. Dr. Hudson has recently been appointed as a faculty member of the Fellowship in Integrative Health and Medicine, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
Dr. Hudson has been in practice for more than 35 years and is the medical director of her clinic, A Woman’s Time, in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Hudson is the Director of research, product development and education; Vitanica

RECOGNITION:

1990 American Association of Naturopathic Physicians President’s award for research in women’s health
1999 Naturopathic Physician of the Year award
2003 National University Naturopathic Medicine Alumni Pioneer Award
2009 Natural Products Association Pioneer Award
2012 inducted into the NUNM Hall of Fame
2016 Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Living Legends Award

2021 American Botanical Council, Fredi Kronenberg Excellence in Research and Education in Botanicals for Women’s Health Award

PUBLICATIONS:

Author, Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, second edition (2008), a best selling naturopathic book on Women’s Natural Health.

Contributor, Textbook of Natural Medicine, third edition; and Integrative Women’s Health.

Hudson T, et al. Clinical and endocrinological effects of a menopausal botanical formula. Journal of Naturopathic Medicine 1997;7(1):73‐77.

Hudson T. Consecutive case study research of carcinoma in situ of cervix employing local escharotic treatment combined with nutritional therapy. J Nat Med 1991; 2:6‐10.

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