Heather Zwickey, PhD

HNFM Instructor

Heather Zwickey is recognized internationally as an expert and educator in the fields of integrative medicine, natural therapies and the immune system. Dr. Zwickey has been leading natural medicine research for 20 years. She has a PhD in immunology and microbiology from the University of Colorado and completed her postdoc at Yale School of Medicine. Heather speaks at conferences world-wide, sharing her enthusiasm for integrative medicine and science. She’s won many awards for teaching and currently teaches at the National University of Natural Medicine, the University of Western States and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Dr. Zwickey’s research focuses on Parkinson’s disease, neuroinflammation, the microbiome, and the gut-brain axis.