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Dr. Jacqueline Poulos, NMD - Medical Director
Dr. Jacqueline Poulos, a board certified and licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor, provides comprehensive primary care services, specializing in endocrine disorders such as Diabetes and PreDiabetes reversal, thyroid abnormalities, bioidentical hormones, and infertility, with additional training in Naturopathic Cardiology. “ I am passionate about my patients health and education, advocating for them in all circumstances. My goal as your physician is to provide the building blocks to bring your health to the next level.”
Dr. Poulos started her medical career as a nursing assistant while still in high school, this cemented her interest in the medical profession. She completed PreMed at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Louisiana, where she obtained her Bachelor degree in 2001. She worked in hospital pharmacy for 13 years prior to medical school specializing in IV infusion therapies, hospital-patient liaison for home intravenous therapy, and managing pharmacy personnel initiating numerous process improvements for a 700 bed hospital. In 2005 she discovered Naturopathic Medicine after suffering through health challenges herself. She completed a four year fully accredited medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in 2011. Post graduation she did additional training with Dr. Decker Weiss, NMD in Naturopathic Cardiology, received certification from Labrix on Bioidentical Hormone Balancing with Dr. Jay H. Mead, MD FASCP and Erin T. Lommen, ND, served as Assistant Professor of Mind Body Medicine with Dr. John Dye, NMD at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, and built a thriving private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. She has taught lectures to physicians on Sterile Procedure in Proper IV Compounding, The Role of Detoxification in the Body, and Testing for Autoimmunity with Hypothyroidism. Additionally, she has participated in medical missions to Mexico and hosts biannual free weekend Women’s Clinics at Synergistic Healthcare.
Dr. Poulos was excited to move to Flagstaff, AZ and open Synergistic Healthcare, a Naturopathic Primary Care Clinic, serving the community by giving patients individualized healthcare by combining natural therapies with the best of modern medicine, creating synergy among the physical, mental and spiritual components of healing. She is often seen hiking the West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon Trail with her husband, Elijah, and dog, Snoopy in her spare time. Her favorite time of year is the fall when the LSU Tigers play their fight song as they take the field.
"Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” ~Hippocrates
Theresa has over 26 years experience in healthcare as a certified pharmacy technician and is now an integral part of the Synergistic Healthcare team. Along with her enthusiastic attitude and genuine care for all of her patients, Theresa is an excellent patient liaison, directing and assuring the highest quality of patient care. She has brought her 12 years of hospital experience along with 8 years of clinical pharmacy knowledge to our team where she has been involved in the development and implementation of myriad of programs. She is IV certified and while she was an instructor, she helped many aspiring pharmacy technicians pass the PTCB exam to obtain national certification.
Theresa now manages all of Synergistic Healthcare’s daily operations, she will act as your ambassador and your family healthcare contact on your journey toward optimal health. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor markets, art work, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.