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Donese Worden, N.M.D

Donese Worden, N.M.D

Dr. Donese Worden is an Arizona-based physician and global health educator. She is renowned for identifying and helping to bring unique healing modalities and therapies from abroad to the United States, putting her on the vanguard of integrated, naturopathic medicine. Known as a lively and engaging speaker, Dr. Worden is passionate about educating people on taking charge of their health using the best from both conventional and natural medicine. For almost a decade, she has been helping clients achieve optimal health and energy using natural therapies and minimal or no drugs as her therapeutic goal is to apply leading edge, customized alternative therapies that treat the root of the problem, not just symptoms.

Curriculum Vitae: 

Experience

  • 2003-Current - Dr. Donese Worden, PLC - Scottsdale and Mesa, Arizona
    • Naturopathic Medical Doctor
    • Private practice
    • Director of Medical Clinic (Scottsdale and Mesa)
    • Board of Directors of Naturopathic Physicians Board of Aesthetic Medicine
    • Board of Directors Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injections
    • Diplomat of American Academy of Pain Management
    • Faculty at Arizona State University, Human Health Department (2006 – current)
    • Chair of Medical Advisory Board for Olympic Labs
    • 2006 Weekly host of the “Dr. Donese Worden Show”
    • Host weekly radio show “Health Talk”
  • 2001-2003 - Desert Pain Institute - Mesa, Arizona
    • Naturopathic Medical Doctor
    • Provide physician services to patients with specialty in pain management
    • Develop an alternative medicine clinic within traditional pain management facility
  • 1996 - Gilbert Dental Lab, Inc - Gilbert, Arizona
    • Business Plan Manager and Marketing Advisor
    • Produce and implement marketing plan for dental laboratory, write and produce marketing brochures
  • 1995 - Dr. Richard Baker, DDS - Mesa, Arizona
    • Business Plan Manager and Marketing Advisor
    • Produce and implement marketing plan for dental business, write and produce marketing brochures
  • 1991-1993 - Nutra Strength - Mesa, Arizona
    • Director of Operations and Marketing
    • Development and implementation of marketing strategies, write and produce training material and marketing pieces for print and media

Education

2001 - Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine - Tempe, Arizona
Medical Naturopathic Degree – 4 year medical school
1998 - Mesa Community College - Mesa, Arizona
Pre-Med courses for medical school entry
1983 - Northeast Louisiana University - Monroe, Louisiana
M.A., Broadcasting, Communications, Presidents List, Full Ride Violin Scholarship, Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, Miss America and Miss Louisiana Scholarships
1981 - Northeast Louisiana University - Monroe, Louisiana
B.A., Speech/Drama, Psychology
Presidents List, Full Ride Violin Scholarship, Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities
1977 - University of Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii

Professional Organizations

  • Arizona Naturopathic Association
  • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Board of Directors Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injections
  • Diplomat of American Academy of Pain Management
  • ASU Human Health Network
  • Naturopathic Advisory Board for Aesthetic Medicine
  • Board of Directors of Naturopathic Physicians Board of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Faculty at Arizona State University, Human Health Department (2006 – current)
  • Chair of Medical Advisory Board for Olympian Labs, Inc.

Teaching/Lecturing

2001-Current - International

  • Nutritional Training Intercontinental - For Sprouts Supermarkets, Whole Foods and other nutritional health food stores
  • AZNMA – CME - Lecture on Cold Laser treatment
  • NWNPA-CME - Lecture on Bio-Cleanse and Practice Management
  • CME Physician training for Low Level Lasers
  • CME Physician training for nutritional, botanical and compounding pharmacy
  • Lecturer for Corporations in Wellness and Health (Boeing, State Farm, Olympian Labs, Sprouts, Arizona State University, AWARE Conference, Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, American Academy of Naturopathic Physicians, National Association of Business Owners, City Chambers of Commerce, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, numerous professional and educational organizations)
  • CME Physician training for food allergy and sensitivity testing
  • CME Physician training for product liability and manufacturing
  • 2006 Weekly host of the “Dr. Donese Worden Show”
  • Host weekly radio show “Health Talk”
  • Faculty – Human Health Dept. – Arizona State University
  • 2006-2007 - Mesa, Arizona

  • Internet Pod Cast show on HEALTH
  • Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injections lecture and instruct clinical workshop in prolotherapy, mesotherapy, trigger point injections, cosmetic injections, neural therapy
  • 2003-2004

  • Aware Conference – lecturer on Bioenergetics Medicines

Scholastic Honors

Naturopathic Medical School
Highest Academic Honors, Outstanding Leadership Award.

Continuing Education

    2001-current

  • HEEL training - Hemeopathic injections for pain management and cosmetic procedures
  • AAPM workshops for pain management
  • 2006-2007 Scottsdale, Arizona

  • GUNA training - Hemeopathic injections for pain management and cosmetic procedures
  • 2006

  • Prolotherapy Training
  • 2005 Paris, France

  • Mesotherapy training for pain management and cosmetic
  • 2003 Tempe, Arizona

  • Aware Conference on CAM
  • 2003 Tucson, Arizona

  • Bioenergetic Dowsing Study
  • 2002 Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Summer Preceptorship with Dr. Joel Robbins, MD, DC, ND
  • 2001 Tempe, Arizona

  • Peter Mandel’s Color Puncture Training
  • 2001 Seattle, Washington

  • Neural Therapy A, Autonomic Response testing, Applied Psyco-Neurobiology, Neural Therapy B, Advanced Autonomic Response Testing, Advanced Applied Psyco-Neurobiology
    with Dietrich Klinghart, MD
  • 2001, 2003 Scottsdale, AZ. Cairo, Egypt

  • Parasitology Study
  • 2001 Mesa, Arizona

  • Live Blood/Phase Contrast Microscope Workshop
  • 2001 Mesa, Arizona

  • Chiropractic Training from Dr. David Shiflet, DC
  • 2001 Tucson, Arizona

  • AANP National Convention
  • 2001 thru 2003 Glendale, Arizona

  • Sanum Pleomorphic Training
  • 2000/2001 Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Health Stat Workshop and Nutritional Training
  • 1991-1993, 1998-2001 Mesa, Arizona

  • Monthly lectures on nutrition at Optimal Health Systems
  • 1999/2001 Tempe, Arizona

  • Southwest Botanical Conference
  • 2000 Tempe, Arizona

  • Accupuncture Face Lift Training
  • 2000 Mesa, Arizona

  • Chiropractic Workshop and Training by Mike Reed, DC
  • 1999 Courdelain, Idaho

  • American Association of Naturopathic Physician’s Convention
  • 1988-2000 Seattle, Washington and Mesa, AZ

  • Darkfield Micropscopy

Research/Publications

    2007 National Aesthetic Magazine Mesa, Arizona

  • Cold laser and Mesotheropy
  • 2006 NNDR – Medical Journal Mesa, Arizona

  • Cold laser for Pain Management
  • Aesthetic Medicine and Cold laser
  • 2006 Las Sendas Times and Red Mountain Newspapers Mesa, Arizona

  • Are We the Fattest?
  • Mesotherapy for pain management and cosmetics
  • Apitherapy for chronic pain
  • 2001 Tempe, Arizona

  • Diagnostic Techniques and Assessment of Thermography, SCNM
  • Parasitology in Clinical Practice, Southwest College on Naturopathic Medicine
  • Atherosclerosis, Southwest College on Naturopathic Medicine
  • Thermography, Southwest College on Naturopathic Medicine
  • 2000 Tempe, Arizona

  • Dyslipidemia, Southwest College on Naturopathic Medicine
  • 1977 Monroe, Louisiana

  • Weathercasters Handbook, Northeast Louisiana University

Community Service and Activities

  • 2003-Current: Multiple donations of time and monies to charitable organizations
  • 2003: Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Graduation Ceremony co-Chairman
  • 2000, 2001: Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine School Legislative Rally
  • 1999, 2000: Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Spring Bash Coordinator - Director and Coordinator
  • 1999-2000: Judge for Arizona’s Junior Miss Competition
  • 1998: Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine - Student Representative for Student Government

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