Dr. Lindsay Chimileski is a naturopathic physician with an enthralled devotion to herbal medicine, plants, mushrooms, healing the root cause and the natural world. Through professional seminars and self study she has become an expert in local plant and mushroom identification. Additionally, she has co-lead botanical excursions through the Jamaican jungle, where she teaches about the plant and mushroom medicines with the local healers. Dr. Chimileski is an adjunct faculty member, leading the botanical medicine curriculum, hosting clinic shifts and advanced nutrition courses at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. She has years of experience lecturing to both the public and professionally at medical continuing education conferences. Dr. Chimileski also teaches a variety of online and in person medicinal mushroom courses. She is an advocate for the mindful practice of mushroom identification and foraging. Dr. Chimileski’s private practice is Hawthorn Holistic Health in Hamden Connecticut. She has a Naturopathic Doctorate, Masters of Acupuncture and Bachelor’s Human Development and Family Studies and is licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist in Connecticut. She is also a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild.