Dr. McNiel holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington. In 2004, she completed her Naturopathic Medical Degree from the prestigious John Bastyr University in Bothell, Washington. During her 2005 residency in Naturopathic Family Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona, she trained intensively
in women’s health and chronic disease.

Dr. McNiel also teaches collegiate-level pharmacognosy and botanical medicine, as well as other classes. Dr. McNiel has participated as a volunteer physician for La Clinica migrant camp outreach in the Rogue Valley, and has worked with homeless teens and women in Seattle. In tandem with her residency, she volunteered with the Mission of Mercy Health Clinics in Phoenix, Arizona.


Dr. McNiel’s special interest areas include:

• Women's Health

• Gastrointestinal concerns and food sensitivities

• Skin Issues

• Chronic Endocrine and Immunological Disorders

• Chronic Infectious Disease

• Cardiovascular Health

• Asthma

• Allergies


In her free time, Dr. McNiel enjoys cooking, traveling, scuba diving, camping, and exploring the Rouge Valley with her husband and their dog and rabbit.