Dr. Lauren Mathewson received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) with Honors in Research from the National University of Natural Medicine, in Portland OR.
Dr. Mathewson has a passion for working with Integrative Oncology and Autoimmune patients. She takes a broad treatment approach to supporting her oncology and autoimmune patients, as she recognizes they are multifactorial diseases and good health always comes back to healthy terrain. She loves working with nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, botanical medicines, supplements, environmental medicine, and stress management.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Mathewson had a successful career in academic research science, working in the fields of Cancer and DNA Repair, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology and Reproduction. Dr. Mathewson feels that her scientific background is a huge benefit to her patients, as she is comfortable and confident evaluating scientific literature, and extracting relevant clinical information.
When she’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Mathewson tries to spend as much time outside in nature as possible. She enjoys hiking, tennis and swimming, and is a firm believer in the benefits of cold water, movement and sweating on a regular basis. Dr. Mathewson enjoys music, art, cooking, playing with dogs, and spending time with loved ones.
Autoimmune Case Studies: Hashimoto's, Scleroderma, and More