Pragati Gusmano, ND received her doctorate from Bastyr University, where she completed a four-year graduate level Naturopathic Medicine Program. Prior to attending medical school, Pragati received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Rutgers University and her master’s degree in communications from the University of Central Florida.
While at Bastyr, Pragati received over 900 hours of clinical training. She participated in several specialty clinical shifts, including: Pediatrics, Dermatology, Women’s Health, IV Therapy, Physical Medicine, Counseling, Geriatric Care, Pain Management and Botanical Medicine. She has completed over 200 preceptorship hours with Medical Doctors (MD) and Naturopaths (ND) in specialty areas including: Pediatrics, Pediatric Dermatology, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, and Integrative Medicine. These diverse experiences helped her to solidify her understanding of conventional and alternative therapeutic options. Pragati has additional training in Craniosacral Therapy and Kinesiotaping.
At Happy + Well, our most important goal is to help clients achieve optimal health through natural, evidence based recommendations. These recommendations should be utilized under the supervision of your primary care physician. Pragati Gusmano, ND is not licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida and operates only in a consultative capacity.
During her time at Bastyr University, Pragati served as the elected student representative to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and was active in the Federal Legislative Initiative to recognize and license Naturopathic Doctors. The initiative strives to define the role of a Naturopathic Doctor in health care and also sets forth educational requirements in order to attain licensing. If you are considering seeing a Naturopathic Doctor, it is important that you research where your Naturopathic Doctor received their training.
Currently, Naturopathic Doctors are not licensed in the state of Florida. For more information on licensing efforts, visit the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians at www.naturopathic.org. Pragati Gusmano is licensed to practice Naturopathic Medicine in the State of Hawaii (ND-268).