Dr. Bethany Tennant
is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Certified Nutrition Specialist. She graduated with honors in research from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Following graduation, she went on to complete a post-doctoral research fellowship on Parkinson's disease and nutrition. Natural sports medicine is her specialty - she was trained in New York as a sports massage therapist - and she deals with matters of prevention, performance, recovery, pain management, and injury rehabilitation with high-school, college, and professional level athletes (USATF, D-League, FIBA, NBA, NFL).
A New York native, she earned her bachelor's degree at Houghton College as a pre-med student and varsity scholarship basketball player.
Her areas of interest include sports medicine, pain management, and neurodegenerative conditions. She has collaborated with the Brian Grant Foundation as nutrition expert and executive committee member; Nike N7 as an Ambassador; Damen Bell-Holter as a Health & Wellness Advisor to his Blessed to Bless camps; and MaxHoops and Open Gym Premier as sports nutrition guest speaker. She has also presented at several high school and college programs in the area of sports nutrition training.
Dr. Bethany Tennant also has corporate wellness experience, serving as Medical Director in a New York-based company to advise in areas of nutrition, exercise, stress management, and large-scale impact for corporate clients.
She is passionate about health, wellness, and fitness. As someone who loves to travel, she has also had international experience traveling to the Czech Republic as a collegiate basketball player for clinics, training, and competition; Zambia as a pre-med student; Suriname, South America as Peace Corps Volunteer (Community Health Educator); Nicaragua to work in an established clinic; and in Mexico for a basketball/community outreach.
As a transplant she loves exploring the Pacific Northwest - attending Timbers, Thorns, and Trailblazers games, enjoying Portland's food, and even completing her first Hood to Coast relay race in 2017!
- Sinus issues
- Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Weight Loss
- Post-surgery Protocols
Education & Training
- B.S. in Biology, Houghton College
- Health Coordinator, Peace CORPS
- Certified Massage Therapist, Finger Lakes School of Massage
- Teaching Assistant, Cornell University
- N.D., NCNM
- Post-Doc Research Fellowship