About Jill Stansbury
Dr Jillian Stansbury is a naturopathic physician who has practiced in SW Washington for over 25 years specializing in women’s health, mental health, and chronic disease.
She holds undergraduate degrees in Medical Illustration and Medical Assisting and graduated with honors in both programs. Dr Stansbury is the former Chair of the Botanical Medicine Program at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR and remains on the faculty teaching natural products chemistry, botanical influences on cell biology, ethnobotany field course, and other miscellaneous topics in herbal medicine.
Dr Stansbury also writes for numerous professional journals and lay publications, plus teaches around the country at a variety of medical and herbal conferences. She frequently travels to Cusco – “the navel of the world” - and the Peruvian Amazon, studying South American plants and working with various tribes in the jungles of Manu and Iquitos.
She is the mother of 2 adult children, enjoys hiking, cooking, music and plays the guitar, banjo, churango and sings, maintains large gardens, and engages in all sorts of arts and crafts.