Dr Jill Crista (formerly Evenson) earned her Naturopathic Doctor Degree with Honors from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR in 2003. For over a decade, she was director and practicing member of two integrative clinics offering naturopathic medicine, integrative medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, and massage. Here she witnessed the efficacy and synergy of a team approach to patient care. She’s now focusing on research, teaching, and writing. She served on the board of the Wisconsin Naturopathic Doctors Association, including as President for 6 years, and on the AANP committee for licensure, where she gained experience in seeking licensure for naturopathic doctors in WI and increasing access to healthcare for underserved populations nationally.