Dr. Jason E. BarkerNaturopathic Doctor Rocky Mountain Natural Medicine
Jason is a fifth generation Coloradan and a Fort Collins naturopathic doctor. He grew up skiing, climbing, running and mountain biking along the Front Range and in the Rocky Mountains. Additionally he has worked as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) on the Copper Mountain ski patrol in Colorado after earning his Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Medicine, with a Minor in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Colorado State University.
He completed his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Following completion of medical school, he spent an additional two years in a residency program at the National College of Natural Medicine’s Family Practice Residency program in Portland, Oregon.
Following his residency, he completed additional postdoctoral training at Oregon Health & Science University earning a Certificate in Clinical Research and as a junior investigator at Helfgott Research Institute. He now serves as a clinical consultant to the nutraceutical and sports medicine industry.
He has authored numerous articles for the journals Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Natural Pharmacy and The Townsend Letter, and is the co-author of the book “Herbs and Nutrients for the Mind: A Guide to Natural Brain Enhancers”.
He also lectures internationally on natural medicines, and has been interviewed on radio programs across the country. He is available for medical services such as at sporting events, and consulting to the nutraceutical and sports medicine industries for natural product creation and education, and proactive health classes for schools, businesses, sports teams, and sports store clinics.
Currently, he is a recreational competitive cyclist and triathlete, with a focus on half and full Ironman distance races. When not training he enjoys spending time with his family and running around in the Rocky Mountains.