JACQUI MCGRATH, ND

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Assistant Professor

Undergraduate courses taught: BIO III, CAM 100, CAM 101, CHEM 120, HED 303, HERB 101, HERB 201, HERB 302, HERB 303, HERB 304, NAT 101, NAT 202, NAT 203, NAT 204, NAT 210, NAT 211, NAT 212, NAT 302, NAT 303, NAT 305, NAT 306, NAT 307, NUT 101, NUT 210, NUT 301, NUT 302, NUT 303, NUT 304, NUT 308, NUT 309, NUT 415

Graduate courses taught: CAP 501, HED 503, HERB 502, HERB 503, HERB 521, HERB 531, HERB 541, HOM 501, NAT 501, NAT 502, NAT 503, NAT 504, NAT 515, NUT 501, NUT 504, NUT 510, RES 501

Dr. McGrath is a naturopathic physician and educator. She is a 2004 graduate of the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) and has since worked in private practice and community health settings in the United States and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

Dr. McGrath earned her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of Florida in 1994. She then went on to study independently with natural healers in Latin America for several years, and after her formal naturopathic education, she completed a year-long clinical residency in Mexico’s public health system. In 2008 Dr. McGrath founded U Najil Ts’aak, a community health NGO in Bacalar, Mexico, affiliated with Natural Doctors International. Dr. McGrath served as medical director and clinician for three years, which involved a team of integrative health practitioners including Mayan midwives.

From 2011 thru 2015, Dr. McGrath worked with the Life Extension Foundation as a health advisor doctor and gained expertise in the innovative field of regenerative medicine. Healthy aging and epigenetics are areas she continues to study. 

Additionally, Dr. McGrath has worked as a physician at a federally qualified health center (FQHC) and as a professor, developing and teaching courses at several universities including her alma mater NUNM. She considers it her mission to help her patients and students reconnect to their true nature so that they be can be instruments for the change they want to see in the world.

Since May 2015, Dr. McGrath has also been dedicating time to her son. She shares her passion for nature, medicine, good food, and barefoot walks with her new sidekick. In return, he’s happily teaching her about mindfulness and exuberance.