Donese Worden, NMD, Board-Certified Physician, Researcher, and Global Educator is the featured, medical expert in the Light in the Darkness documentary. Dr. Worden is reknown for identifying unique healing modalities and bringing them to the forefront putting her on the vanguard of integrative, naturopathic medicine. She has the distinction of a Masters in Communication, and was a former news anchor, and host of talk shows for NBC and ABC.
Donese frequently appears as a guest on various television and radio shows, including regular spots on Gaia TV. She is currently a co-host for OM Times’ flagship radio show, The Truth in Medicine, and also has a monthly appearance on the Regina Meredith Network for her web series, Health Bites. Dr. Worden has signed with Arizona PBS for a weekly television series called Dr. Worden’s Health Hot Seat and is currently in negotiations to move the show to a national network.
Highly regarded for her life-changing work, she won the 2014 Hope Award for her significant contribution to the prevention and education of behavioral health. This award is given annually by Sierra Tucson, one of the country’s premier mental health hospitals and residential treatment facilities. Donese is passionate about educating people to take charge of their health using the best treatments from both conventional and natural modalities.
A sought-after keynote speaker, Dr. Worden’s corporate clients have included State Farm Insurance, Boeing, The Mahoney Group, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Vitamin Shoppe, and Vitamin Discount Center. She is also a continuing medical education (CME) lecturer for the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, IOICP, ICIM, IPC, AOCPMR, ANMA, NANP, and various medical schools including U of A, ASU, Berkeley, SCNM and U.S. hospitals.