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)
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.