Dr. Jessica Black graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine where she obtained her medical training. Dr. Jessica attended Cardinal Stritch University prior to her medical studies and graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts. In 2006, Dr. Jessica published The Anti-inflammation Diet and Recipe Book after working on perfecting her recipes and selling locally for a couple of years. Dr. Black enjoys promoting her book and giving educational lectures to the community. She was invited to Book Expo America in 2007 to present the book to many book enthusiasts. It is sold internationally and can easily be found in local bookstores. In 2010, she co-authored Living with Crohn’s and Colitis; A Comprehensive Naturopathic Guide to Health and Wellness with Dede Cummings.
Dr. Black enjoys dividing her time between her two Oregon clinic locations offering family healthcare to Multnomah, Yamhill, and surrounding counties. She specializes in women’s medicine including natural hormone balancing for menopause and childhood wellness including chronic asthma and acute and chronic illness in children. Because of her thirst for knowledge she continues to study and research vaccinations, hormones, new treatment ideas, and cutting edge techniques used to improve people’s health. She is currently working on two additional books: one covering childhood development, vaccinations, nutrition, at-home treatments and another one covering inflammation, diet and recipes, chronic illness, and disease prevention.
Dr. Black also serves on the board for a non-profit organization, MamaBaby Haiti dedicated to providing midwifery services and naturopathic care to women and children in Haiti. Please visit www.mamababyhaiti.org to find out more or donate to help us continue our supportive health care in Haiti.
She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Jason Black, and two beautiful spirited daughters in addition to celebrating food and drink creations with friends and family.