Atara Jaffe grew up in New Jersey, and received a B.A. from Tulane University in Environmental Studies and Psychology. Through her education, she cultivated a passion for human connection to natural surroundings in order to promote health and wellness for both.
Atara pursued a career in architectural sustainability before committing to a career in naturopathic medicine. Since making the change into the natural health field, Atara has worked with Chinese herbal medicines and currently works for Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy. She also has her own herbal tea company, works as a tutor and as a representative for plant-based skin care lines. Atara is currently in her third year at NUNM, pursuing a degree in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters in Integrative Research. During her academic career at NUNM, she served as the NMSA Cup Coordinator, President-Elect, and is excited to support the amazing 2019-2020 NMSA board as President to represent our ND students and further their careers through a variety of programming and events. In her spare time, Atara enjoys all things outdoors, gardening, woodworking and exploring her creativity.