A Naturopathic doctor, Licensed Acupuncturist, PhD in Human Services with a focus in Therapeutic Nutrition, and a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology,Dr. Bier has worked in the scientific and health care fields for 25 years.With experience in clinical, research and academic positions,he is a Holistic doctor that brings all of those pieces together to provide the best in natural health. <img class="snapshotSmall" src="/sites/default/files/Achievement.jpg"><p>Dr. Bier worked at the Bastyr University Research Institute, and was an Associate Professor of Research, an Assistant Professor of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine, as well as Interim Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Faculty at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.</p><a name="nd"></a><p>He trained with Dr. James D'Adamo, the founder of the Blood Typing theory of human nutrition, for almost 20 years, working at the D'Adamo Institute for the Advancement of Natural Therapies in Portsmouth, NH for 11 years, where he practiced and was involved in research furthering the association between blood types and differing nutritional needs.He is also Medical Director of the Dietary Research Foundation, a research organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge of the interaction between human nutrition and cognition, behavior, and intelligence. He has a special interest in working with children with behavioral and learning issues. He has served as a Board member of the Society for Acupuncture Research, a Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board for the journal Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, and as a grant reviewer for the National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the United States National Institutes of Health. Dr. Bier is the author of papers on subjects ranging from nutrition in Parkinson's Disease, the application of therapeutic intravenous nutrition, and the effects of nutrition on cognition and intelligence. Dr. Bier is a naturopathic doctor and a licensed acupuncturist. He began his undergraduate work in Chemistry with a specialization in Biochemistry before transferring to Bastyr University, where he earned a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. He completed a residency in Family Practice at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, and earned a Ph.D. in Human Services with a focus on Therapeutic Nutrition from Capella University. Dr. Bier is an active member of the Oncological Association of Naturopathic Physicians, a professional association of naturopathic physicians and doctors who work with people living with cancer. He is also Medical Director of the Dietary Research Foundation, a research organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge of the interaction between human nutrition and cognition, behavior, and intelligence. He has a special interest in working with children with behavioral and learning issues.
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