Dr. Maker-Clark has always held the belief that any meaningful healing must involve the mind, body and spirit, and that whenever possible the most natural and least invasive intervention serves the highest good of the person.
She has pursued study with traditional healers, midwives, herbalists and energy healers in many countries around the world including Brazil, Belize, India, Venezuela, and Cuba and is fluent in Hindi and Spanish.
She is a graduate of the University of Arizona Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, under the supervision and mentorship of Dr. Andrew Weil, and recently travelled with him to Cuba to study the system of natural medicine that has been In place there for many years.
- The Heartwood Women and Cancer program – a local foundation that provides integrative services to low income women with cancer.
- Food Tank – a think tank that offer solutions and environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty.
- Health and Medicine Policy Research group – a social justice organization dedicated to health care for all people.