New Chief Medical Officer Appointed in San Diego

Monday, February 13, 2017

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Bastyr University is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan McNally, ND, MS, PA-c as the Chief Medical Officer for Bastyr University Clinic in San Diego.

Ryan McNally, ND, MS, PA-c, New Chief Medical Officer, Bastyr University Clinic

San Diego, CA – Bastyr University is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan McNally, ND, MS, PA-c as the Chief Medical Officer for Bastyr University Clinic in San Diego.

"Dr. McNally has been part of our University for three years and we’re thrilled to welcome him as our new Chief Medical Officer,” said University President Mac Powell. "Dr. McNally brings valuable experience, having worked in traditional and integrative medical settings, to lead us in expanding our partnerships in the community as well as growing our clinic services.

Dr. McNally joined the University in October 2014, serving as a faculty supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic and a core faculty member in the School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University California. Before coming to Bastyr, he was a primary care provider at Alice Internal Medicine in Alice, Texas. Dr. McNally has worked as a primary care doctor in a variety of settings and completed an integrative medicine residency in the Yale University-Griffin-University of Bridgeport Residency Program.

His clinical interests include primary care medicine with a special interest in mental health disorders, cardiovascular disease, digestive disorders, diabetes, obesity, and skin disease. He uses nutritional and herbal medicine, exercise and lifestyle prescriptions, pharmaceutical therapy, minor surgery, and injection therapy while focusing on the underlying causes of disease.

Dr. McNally holds a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2008 and a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Northeastern University in 2013.

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About Bastyr University

Bastyr University, located near Seattle, Washington, is internationally recognized as a pioneer in natural medicine. As the largest accredited university for natural health arts and sciences in the U.S., Bastyr offers more than 17 degree and certificate programs in fields such as naturopathic medicine, acupuncture & Oriental medicine, and whole-food nutrition. Founded in 1978, the University now includes a leading-edge research facility (the Bastyr University Research Institute) and outstanding clinical training at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. The University’s second campus, Bastyr University California, opened in San Diego, California, in fall 2012, becoming the state’s first and only accredited school of naturopathic medicine.