Dr. Niesley earned her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University, Seattle, WA, in 2001. She subsequently completed a two-year, hospital-based residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) (www.cancercenter.com) near Chicago, Illinois. In 2005, Dr. Niesley obtained a Masters in Evaluative Clinical Sciences, with an emphasis on biostatistics and epidemiology, from Dartmouth College. Dr. Niesley spent several years working at the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine ( www.rabyintegrativemedicine.com) at Northwestern in Chicago as a clinical researcher and as the co-director of Integrative Medicine Research.
She is a previous member of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is a member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She is the past-president of the Pennsylvania Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Niesley has published multiple research articles on integrative oncology and research topics, and has been a speaker and presented multiple abstracts at various national and international conferences.