Jamie Rodriguez

Front Desk

Shaunna Winther

Dispensary, Brain Lab

Gabriella Parenzan, LMT

Massage Therapist

Our Naturopathic Medicine Team...

Adam Grove, ND:

Dr. Adam Grove is a Naturopathic, family-practice doctor specializing in children and adults with neurological challenges. He emphasizes a whole-person focus with attention to accurate diagnosis and holistic treatment for brain-based issues.  He works with people of all ages experiencing symptoms of ADD/ADHD, Autism, Brain injury and the like. He approaches each patient individually using treatments which are the least invasive, have the lowest chance of adverse effects and are the most effective.  These include nutrition, herbs, supplements, neuro-feedback, cognitive training, craniosacral and other physical therapies. Dr. Grove received his doctorate from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington in 2002.  He also holds a Masters of Arts degree in Soviet Area Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. He is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Member of the Board of Directors for the Alaska Brain Injury Network and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Educational Improvement. He is a frequent presenter on a variety of topics related to his practice.  Dr. Grove lives in Anchorage, Alaska with his wife, daughter and a handful of friendly dogs.

Robert Torrey Smith, ND:

Dr. Smith graduated with a degree in naturopathic medicine from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and has been practicing for over 20 years. He enjoys using the naturopathic tools to care for the whole person. This includes using nutrients, Western and Chinese herbs and medicine, body biochemistry, and the latest in scientific medical studies. He enjoys research and is always learning and studying. Dr. Smith he has lectured yearly to numerous groups including Providence Family Practice Residency Class and University of Alaska Physician's Assistant program and other community organizations. He travels several times a year to get additional training at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians convention and the Northwest Naturopathic Convention. In addition, he studios natural and medical journals everyday to integrate the latest information to better treat his patients.When he is not researching, he enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with his family and loving wife Leesha.


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Marina Nedom, APRN:​
Marina Nedom, APRN is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in primary care for patients of all ages.  Trained as a Western Medicine Practitioner, she is also fascinated with Eastern Medicine philosophy and traditions. She enjoys reading new medical discoveries and learning more about health and wellness. Marina graduated with a master’s degree in Nursing in 2016 from Gonzaga University. She received her bachelor degree in Nursing from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010 and a bachelor degree in Natural Sciences  from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2001.  Marina believes in constant growth and is currently enrolled in the Life Transformation (holistic) Program from the Hippocrates Health Institute, well known for its Cancer Program. 
Her philosophy is  based on implementing natural treatments such as healing with whole foods, plants, body movement and proper body alignment, stress management to maximize the body’s own natural healing forces. She is a strong believer in the body-mind-spirit connection and  believes that the journey to wellness starts with the decision to become well. Her goals are to provide evidence based, quality care for acute and chronic conditions.  She loves to grow her own food, be outdoors and enjoys spending time with her family. 

Karyn Grove-Bruce, Psy.S.:

Karyn graduated in 1990 from Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Specialist in School Psychology degree. She has worked in school districts in Louisiana, California and Alaska dealing with children experiencing autism, cognitive deficits, ADHD, learning disabilities, fetal alcohol syndrome, and brain injuries along with other issues such as suicide intervention, cutting, bullying and depression. Karyn has completed the first two levels of iRest/yoga nidra training and works with both groups and individuals. She grew up in Alaska, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's in Music Performance, she is the executive director for the Suzuki Association of Southcentral Alaska, and maintains a private music studio of over 30 students in addition to performing professionally. 

Kivalina Grove, BS:

Kivalina graduated from the University of Alaska, Anchorage with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and

minors in both Math and Statistics.  She plans to pursue her Ph.D. in Business Marketing.  Working with faculty

mentors, she has completed research in cognitive biases, and was awarded the Undergraduate Research

Award at the Behavioral Science Conference of the North.  Kivalina has been the brain lab technician for

four years, and enjoys working with kids of all ages.  In her spare time, she plays viola, violin and piano,

and takes far too many photos of her dogs who help her with homework.

Lucy Popescu:

 Lucy is fascinated with Chinese herbal remedies among other things. She has years of 
experience working with tinctures and supplements and naturopathic remedies, and
loves to be asked questions about them. In her free time, she hikes, bikes and skiis and
goes on adventures with her dog Nali. She really likes dark chocolate. A lot.

Shauna Winther:

Recently graduated and is our amazing dispensary person and brain lab technician. 

Jared Raynes

Jared is our amazing custodian. He loves to go on hikes with him family and to plan on what he will do when he graduates from school. We are very lucky to have him as part of our family!

Ali Foster, B.A.

Front Desk

Kivalina Grove, B.S.

Brain Lab, Front Desk

Lucy Popescu

Dispensary, Front Desk

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Just because it makes you happy....

Torrey Smith, ND

Naturopathic Physician

​Eat More Broccoli

It is good for you...

Karyn Grove-Bruce, Psy.S.

School Psychologist/Office Manager

Adam Grove, ND

Naturopathic Physician

Our Clinic Family

We Care for All of You

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Marina Nedom, APRN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Jared Raynes