Rubaina Dang is a Naturopathic Medical Student at Bastyr University with a strong passion for dermatology and gut health. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Psychology w/ Honors, and has pursued research during her undergraduate and postgraduate career in the realm of meditation, mindfulness and cognitive-based therapies. She believes in the connection of the mind and the body, as well as the strong association of the gut and the skin. With a strong interest of understanding her patients and finding the root cause of their complaints, she takes on a holistic, whole-person approach to healing. She recognizes the importance of proper nutrition, a balanced lifestyle, and combining Eastern and Western approaches for optimal healing. She hopes to pursue a residency in dermatology and is working on combining science and herbalism into a modern skincare line.