Dr. Jason Barker Curriculum Vitae


EDUCATION

Certificate in Clinical Research Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 2006

Residency in Family Medicine PGY1/ PGY2: Natural Health Centers, Portland, Oregon 2001-2003

Internship in Naturopathic Medicine Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center, Scottsdale, Arizona 2000-2001

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona 1997-2001

Emergency Medical Technician/Winter Emergency Care Technician Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge, Colorado 1994-1997

Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science Minor in Anatomy and Neurobiology Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 1993 

International Sports Medicine Association Certified Personal Trainer Fort Collins, Colorado 1992

CLINICAL PRACTICE

Rocky Mountain Natural Medicine, Fort Collins 2008-Present 

Back In Motion Sports Injuries Clinic, Beaverton, Oregon 2005-2007 
HealthMax LLC, Portland, Oregon 2004-2007 
National College of Naturopathic Medicine-Natural Health Centers, Portland, Oregon 2001-2004 

CONSULTING

• Title Sports Beverage Line
 -Chief Nutritional Advisor, 2009
• Gleukos Performance Beverage -Director of Sport Science, 2003-2006
• ZRT laboratories, Beaverton, Oregon
 -Clinical Consultant 2004-2005

• Progressive Health Nutraceuticals -Formulation Consultant

RESEARCH

Helfgott Research Institute, Portland, Oregon -Adjunct Faculty

"The Effects of Rhodiola rosea on Endurance Capacity and Immune Function of Athletes"
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

"The Effects of a Botanical Combination on Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis"
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS

Expo West: Novel Blood Sugar Research Anaheim, California

University of Colorado Medical School - CAM forum Clinical Nutrition
 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Medical School - CAM forum Clinical Nutrition
 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Medical School - CAM forum Clinical Nutrition
 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Medical School - CAM forum Clinical Nutrition
 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Medical School - CAM forum Naturopathic Practice, Principles and Integrative Medicine
 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

"Sports Nutrition for the High School Athlete"

American Chiropractic Association Pediatric & Sports Counsels Combined Symposium
 Nike World Campus, Beaverton, Oregon

"Prolotherapy: Indications & Evidence"          
Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, Oregon

Lecture Series:Team in Training-The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
• Hydration for the Endurance Athlete
• Sports Nutrition & Supplementation: The good, the bad and the worthless
• Prevention & Treatment of Common Injuries 

Human Investigations Program Abstract Presentation Oregon Health & Science University



The Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid
Canadian Health Food Association Expo West
 Vancouver, British Columbia

Proper Hydration Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts
 Portland Fit
Portland Marathon Training Seminars

Muscle Function and Recovery: Optimizing Muscle Performance 
 

Hyponatremia & Recovery Beverages
Portland Marathon Race Directors College


Nutrition & Endurance
Portland Triathlon Club

Hormonal Changes in the Female Athlete
Eastside Athletic Club, Clackamas, Oregon

Health Strategies for the Cyclist
REI, Inc. Portland, Oregon

Endurance Athletes & Hormonal Changes


Staying Healthy Through the Training & Racing Seasons 

Natural Medicine and the Athlete
Whole Foods Market, Portland, Oregon

The Natural Athlete
Weiden & Kennedy Advertising, Portland, Oregon

Herbal Medicine: Current Trends, Effectiveness, and Safe Use
Tokyo, Japan

Home Health Hazards
Weiden & Kennedy Advertising, Portland, Oregon

Flu Prevention: More Than Just a Shot!
New Seasons Market, Hillsboro, Oregon

Winter Wellness
Timber Operators Council, Portland, Oregon

Maximizing Energy for Peak Performance
Remax Equity Group, Inc. Portland, Oregon

Nutritional IV Therapy
Maverick’s Sports Club, Portland, Oregon

Cardiovascular Disease: Preventative Treatment
New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon

The Latest Findings in Allergy Prevention & Treatment
National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Optimizing Energy for Peak Physical Performance
New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon

Safe & Efficacious Use of Herbs and Supplements
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon Healthy Aging Program

Men’s Health Issues
National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Hypertension and Naturopathic Medicine
New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon

Hypertension and Naturopathic Medicine
Multnomah Center, Portland, Oregon

Prostate Health
Multnomah Center, Portland, Oregon

The Immunology of Asthma
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

Autoimmune Disease
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

Imm-kine: Immune Stimulation Study
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

TEACHING

Systems Processes and Homeostasis Student Research Project Leader Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Clinical Nutrition, Supplements & The Athlete
University of Portland, Portland, Oregon

Clinical Case Correlates
National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Complementary & Alternative Medicine Grand Rounds: Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon

Naturopathic Manipulative Therapy: Teaching Assistant
National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Clackamas Community College, Milwaukie, Oregon

The Side Effects of Poor Nutrition
Mesa Vista High School, Mesa, Arizona

The Effects of HIV on the Neurological System
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

Dendritic Cell Therapy and Cancer
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

Esophageal Webs in a 32 year-old male with Lifelong Dysphagia
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, Arizona

WRITING/ PUBLICATIONS

Editorial Positions: Natural Standard Senior Editorial Board

Associate Editor of Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants

Book: Herbs and Nutrients for the Mind: A Guide to Natural Brain Enhancers Greenwood Publishing Group

Selected Articles:

Natural Pharmacy: Natural Products News for Retail Pharmacists and Nutrition Counselors:
     • Atopic Skin Disease Treatment from a Natural Approach 
     • Natural Treatments for Upper Respiratory Infections: What You Need
        to Know
     • Prostate Health, Naturally 
     • Otitis Media: Alternatives to Antibiotics
     • The Latest in Drug-Herb Interactions
     • Fortifying the Body Against Viral Illness: A Matter of Susceptibility
     • New Approaches to Down Regulating the Allergic Cascade 
     • Hypertension
     •Alternative Antiinflammatories
     • Natural Pain Relief 
     • Adaptogenic Botanicals 

Alternative & Complementary Therapies:
     • Optimal Wellness for Peak Physical Performance
     • Food Allergies: Establishing the Link
     • Asthma: Cutting Edge Complementary Medicines
     • Cardiovascular Disease: Phytochemical & Nutritional Prevention
        & Treatment
     • Natural Approaches to Inflammatory Disease
     • Natural Treatments for Metabolic Syndrome
     • Mental Health: It’s Really a Matter of Cellular Biochemistry
     • Male Health: Ensuring Fertility
     • Female Fertility
     • Functional Foods for Childhood Development
     • Natural Pain Management
     • Men’s Health: Andropause
     • Synergy in Nutrients
     • Therapeutic Amino Acids
     • Therapeutic Enzymes 

The Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients

• Whole Foods: Getting Back to the Basics (Our Foundations as Physicians) 2-3/03 • Eczema, Psoriasis & Dermatitis: Putting it All Together 5/03 • The SARS Virus: Susceptibility, Terrain, and Minimization of Risk 7/03 • Viral Illness: Susceptibility, Terrain, and Minimization of Risk, Part II 8-9/03 • Naturopathic Approach to Peripheral Vascular Disease 8-9/03 • Enhancement of Exercise Performance 10/03 • Multiple Sclerosis: Options For a Complicated Disease 11/03 • Seasonal Affective Disorder 12/04 • Food Allergies: Establishment of Diagnosis 1/04 • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Treatment from an Adaptogenic Perspective 2/3 /04 • Insomnia Options, Natural Medicine Choices 4/04 • Asthma and The Inflammatory Process 5/04 • Nutrition, Immunology, and The Athlete, Part I 6/04 • Nutrition, Immunology, and The Athlete, Part II 7/04 • Natural Medical Approaches to Heart Disease 8-9/04 • Approaches to Anxiety 10/04 • Urine Studies: Hormone Profiling, Bone Resorption Markers and Patient Care 11/04 • Andropause 12/04 • Naturopathic Approach to Adrenal Dysfunction 1-2/05 • Natural Pain Modulation 3/05 • Liver Support 4/05 • Microcirculation

TECHNICAL WRITING

Company: Enzymedica, Punta Gorda, Florida
• Stopping Digestive Discomfort
• Dietary Support for Healthy Weight Loss

2002 Student Doctor’s Clinic Guide

2001 Imm-kine: An Innovative Immune Stimulator

TELEVISION/MEDIA EVENTS

“Outside The Box” Tigard Public Access Television: Naturopathic Medicine

“Outside The Box” Tigard Public Access Television: Sports Nutrition for the Marathon.

Andropause Discussion on “Global Medicine Review”, Radio Station WBAI 99.5 FM, New York, New York with Dr. Kamau Kokayi.

“Alternatives for Health” Oregon Public Access, weekly series

CONTINUING EDUCATION

The Science of Exercise at Altitude
American College of SportsMedicine, Golden, Colorado

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Medical Ethics/Pharmacy Seminar Portland, Oregon

Colorado Functional Medicine Forum
Overtraining: It’s Not Just For The Athlete Anymore
Boulder, Colorado

American College of Anti-Aging Sports Medicine Professionals
Las Vegas, Nevada

American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Las Vegas, Nevada

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Pain Management/Pharmacy Seminar Portland, Oregon

American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine: Pain Management & Healing in the 21st Century. Las Vegas, Nevada

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Pain Management/Pharmacy Seminar Portland, Oregon

Prolotherapy Training Dr. Rick Marinelli-Portland Oregon

Trigger Point Injection Therapy
Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection Portland, Oregon

The Vaccine Balancing Act: A Clinician’s Guide
Portland, Oregon

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Pharmacy Seminar Portland, Oregon

Prolotherapy & Mesotherapy Injection Techniques Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection Portland, Oregon 2003 Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Pharmacy Seminar Portland, Oregon

Advanced IV Therapy Professional IV Seminars, Portland, Oregon

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Basic Principles and Advanced Topics in Naturopathic Cancer Care

IV Therapy National College of Naturopathic Medicine

Cutting Edge Immunology for Physicians National College of Naturopathic Medicine

VOLUNTEER SERVICE & COMMITTEES/POSITIONS

• Douglas County Health Advisory Committee
• Highlands Ranch Health Advisory Team
• Senior Editorial Board: Natural Standard
• Colorado Association of Naturopathic Physicians Board Member (past)

LICENSURE CERTIFICATIONS

  • Colorado Naturopathic Doctor
  • Oregon Naturopathic Doctor
  • Intravenous Therapy certified, State of Oregon

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• American College of Sports Medicine
• Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors
• American College of Anti-Aging Sportsmedicine Professionals (ACASP)

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