August 5, 2015

Cheryl_HeadshotDepartment: Naturopathic Medicine

Cheryl Burdette, N.D. received her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from Bastyr University in 2001. She completed her residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Dr. Burdette is currently in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia at Progressive Medical Center, one of the largest Integrative Medicine clinics in the Southeast. She has been the director of the only naturopathic residency program in the U.S. that trained in functional medicine and nutritional biochemistry. She serves on an IRB board and reviews studies related to complementary and alternative therapies.

Dr. Burdette is one of the authors of the book, Laboratory Evaluations in Molecular Medicine and has published in many journals including Alternative Medicine Review and Clinical Chemistry. She is an often-sought speaker and is invited yearly to present at Grand Rounds at all of the Naturopathic medical schools in the country.

Dr. Cheryl Burdette has been a member of the BOA for Xymogen since 2009. She is also president and education director of NutraTest Labs. In this position she is involved in clinical trials of different nutraceutical products as well as development of functional testing profiles.

Her marriage between clinical practice and laboratory oversight, gives her a unique perspective in evidence-based natural therapies. Dr Burdette is teaching our Nutrition and Cancer elective course in the masters program.