Dr. Ashley L. Russell

Frederick Natural Health Center

Education & Training:

Dr. Ashley L. Russell graduated from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Russell’s clinical experience focused primarily on Women’s Health. She completed several clinical rotations at the Sojourner Center, a women’s domestic violence shelter, as well rotations for supportive cancer treatments. She completed additional training in botanical medicine from Gaia Herbs in North Carolina. In addition, she has received over 200 hours of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy training.

Prior to medical school, she received her B.S. in Applied Ecology from the University of California, Irvine, where she spent over a year researching the impact of bio remediating plants on Costa Rican soil.

Certifications & Affiliations:

Active member of Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA)
Active member of American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

Professional Interests:

Dr. Russell has a strong interest in nutrition, women's health, hormones, and epigenetics, which play a role in cancer care. Dr. Russell is adjunct faculty at Frederick Community College teaching Anatomy and Physiology. She has previously taught Biochemistry, Nutrition, Human Biology, and Genetics.