Dr. Strand graduated from John Bastyr University in 2005 with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Following graduation she spent time practicing in the Seattle area, where she worked at Pharmaca – Integrative Pharmacy as a practitioner, as a primary care provider in her own practice, in a Gastrointestinal clinic, and alongside a Rheumatologist. She returned to Duluth to serve the needs of the local population in 2008, with the vision of increasing the availability, affordability, and awareness of Naturopathic Medicine. Since opening her practice in Duluth, Dr. Strand has worked with a Compounding Pharmacist, and has studied the use of bio-identical hormone replacement, as well as assisting many patients on their path to wellness. Dr. Strand is registered as a Primary Care Provider through the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. She is originally from Minnesota, and was born in Bemidji. Dr. Strand spent many summer months of her life on the shores of Lake Superior. She was drawn back to the area by friends, family, the Lake, and a sense of need in the community for alternatives to conventional care. Dr. Strand lives in Duluth with her family.

Dr. Kristen Klos-Maki