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Appointments

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Specialties

Dr. Morris Has a private practice in the Ballard neighborhood in Seattle. He specializes in: Thyroid & Adrenal Health; Autoimmune Conditions; Gastrointestinal Concerns; Insomnia and Sleep Issues; Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia; Physical Medicine (including spinal manipulations); Specialty Diets; Toxicity Assessments & Detoxification Protocols; Nutritional Mood & Neurotransmitter Support; Counseling; Conventional Laboratory Diagnosis; Genetic Testing; Alternatives to Pharmaceutical Drugs.

Background

In addition to continuing a private practice since 2002, Dr. Morris has often been called upon to teach Nutrition, Genetics, Physiology, Microbiology and Advanced Naturopathic Therapeutics at Bastyr University and other medical programs around the Puget Sound.

Dr. Morris recently served as the Associate Director of Medical Education at the world’s foremost functional medicine education organization, the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), from 2012-2017.  At IFM, T.R. was a key developer in the IFM Certification Program including the comprehensive written exam, designing and serving as senior faculty of the case study process. At IFM, Dr. Morris was also the internal lead of three of the six advance practice modules (Detox, Energy, and CardioMetabolic), and he served as the moderator the lively online foum for clinicians and helped develop many of the IFM toolkit items for clinicians. Dr. Morris still consults for IFM as certification faculty.

Prior to Working at IFM, Dr. Morris was the Senior Research Fellow in Environmental Medicine for the Optimal Health & Prevention Research Foundation from 2010-2012. There, Dr. Morris delved into the clinical utility and practical application of various biomarkers for toxic exposures, toxic burden, and toxic damage and also how to best support people . From 2007 to 2010, Dr. Morris was the Medical Science Liason (MSL) for two cutting edge laboratories in Seattle Washington, and developed expertise spanning genetic tests, such as MTHFR, convention lab diagnosis, and a wide range of alternative tests.

Education

ND: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, 2002
BS: Environmental Science & Policy from Western Washington University, 1993

Experience

Years in Practice: 15

Licenses/Certifications

WA State Naturopathic Physician #00001144
National Provider Identifier (NPI) #1033319348
North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE) Certified, 2002.
Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP), 2014

Personal Interests

Urban Gardening
Urban Chickens
Ecstatic Dance
Ultimate Frisbee
NABNESolstice Biking
Meditation (Vipassana)

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