Sunshine Weeks


Sunshine Weeks Headshot

Department of Botanical Medicine

School of Naturopathic Medicine

San Diego


Herbal Sciences
Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Weeks is an assistant professor in the Department of Botanical Medicine at Bastyr University in San Diego, where she teaches botanical medicine, including edible and medicinal wild plants of the coastal and desert regions. She is also a faculty supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic in San Diego.



In addition to her focus on botanical medicine, Dr. Weeks' clinical interests include family medicine, women's health, autoimmune disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression. Dr. Weeks believes in empowering patients to balance their lives using herbal medicine, homeopathy, counseling, and nutrition. 

Dr. Weeks has been in private practice in Arizona and California since graduation from naturopathic medical school, in addition to managing the botanical medicine lab and her teaching duties at Bastyr University's San Diego campus.


  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, Seattle, WA in 2006

Research Interests

 Botanical medicine including native California plant medicine.