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DeJarra K. Sims
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Last updated: 5/18/2015
Dr. DeJarra K. Sims
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Professional Information
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Adjunct Professor and Clinical Physician
2140 East Broadway Rd.
Tempe
Arizona
85224  United States
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480 970-0000 (Phone)
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Phoenix
Arizona
United States
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  Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Evaluation, Healthy Aging, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Obesity, Women's Health
  Teaching on healthy eating, increasing physical activity, reducing stress, diabetes and heart disease prevention, treating and preventing obesity. Decreasing severity and improving outcomes of chronic diseases using diet, exercise, evidence-based natural medicine. I additionally teach companies the importance of health in developing leadership qualities and and realizing ones professional goals. I help teach entrepreneurs how to build their leadership capability, professionally and personally, through bettering ones own overall health.
Education/Experience
2007- 2009 Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM), Tempe, Arizona

2002-2006 No Degree Granted - 3 years Osteopathic Medical School Training
Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences Kansas City, Missouri

1998 - 2002 Bachelors Degree in Biology, Chemistry Minor Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas

Social/Volunteer Organizations
Volunteer Services
Medical Mission Trip to Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Mexico
Volunteer Medical Services, Camp Elevate Retreat for Jr. High and High School students
Free Community Lectures
"How to Have Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails" Guest Presenter, May 2014 My Body, My Temple Program for young girls 12-18
"Health and Leadership Series" Guest Lecturer
"Health and Hygiene for Young Women": Teaching 11-18 year olds about their body along with Q&A, Guest Presenter
"Weight Loss and Healthy Living" A 6 -week course designed to teach practical steps to losing weight, despite a busy schedule.
"Healthy Living 101" Alahambra Community Expo: teaching families about healthy eating at affordable costs.
"The Consequences of Childhood Obesity" Worthy Institute's Childhood Obesity Conference - Guest Lecturer, Sept 2010, Phoenix, AZ
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CLINICAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

10/2011- Present Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center
Tempe, AZ
Adjunct Clinical Faculty/Attending Physician

10/2011- 2014 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Tempe, AZ
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine: Teaching Cardiology and Clinical Practice

06/2009-2010 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Tempe, AZ
Clinical Teaching Assistant

06/2009-04/2014 The River Source 12-Step Holistic Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Mesa, AZ
Staff Physician

06/2009- 07/2013 Synergy of Health Natural Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
CEO/Founder

11/2007 - 2/2008 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Tempe, AZ
Medical Board Preparation Tutor BSAT, formerly BSP

10/2007 - 8/2008 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ
Pathology Teaching Assistant

2001-2002 Biochemistry Department Prairie View, Texas Biochemistry Research Lab Assistant

2000-2001 Center For Academic Support, Prairie View, Texas
Tutor: Chemistry, Biology, English & Algebra

Certifications and Licensures

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certified February 2015
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified February 2015
• Certificate of Completion of Prolotherapy Training 2012
• Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board 2009


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