Dr. Jill Skurnowicz, RN, BSN, MS, CRNA, ND

Dr. Jill is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, graduate of a 4-year medical school in the State of Illinois, and has passed her medical professional boards.  She is currently licensed in another state and is awaiting the opportunity to be licensed in the State of Michigan. Dr. Jill is also a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, or CRNA.  She sees patients ranging in age from infants to seniors.  Dr. Jill is a family medicine practitioner specializing in the care of general health matters, autism spectrum disorders, complex integrative medical cases, and others who require her holistic style of care to support wellness, particularly patients receiving cancer treatment.

Naturopathic Doctor, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Program,
National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois 60148
(2014 – December 2017) GPA: 3.85 Valedictorian/Graduation Speaker

M.S. in Science, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, Minnesota (December 2000)

Certificate in Nurse Anesthesia, Minneapolis School of Anesthesia, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, GPA: 3.966 (December 2000)

B.S. in Nursing, Minor: Chemistry, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, GPA: 3.36 (December 1994)

Cultural & Linguistic Studies, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain (1988)

Naturopathic Doctor, Natural Care Institute, LLC., Birmingham, MI 48302-2608. (2017-present)

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Beaumont Hospital – Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336 (formerly Botsford Hospital) (2009 – 2022)

CEO, J & J Anesthesia, Inc., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302-2608 (2001 – Present)

Clinical InstructorDepartment of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine (July 2015 – June 2018)

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Locum Tenens working at various locations in multiple states, Saber Salisbury Group, Troy, Michigan (June, 2002 – August, 2009)

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, DMC Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (January 2001 – June 2002)

Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, Scottsdale, Arizona (September 1995 – May 1998)

Registered Nurse, Surgical Intensive Care, DMC Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (October 1994 – September 1995)

Student Nurse Technician, General Medical Unit, DMC Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (1993 – 1994)

MAPS (Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs) 2020 Conference (Scottsdale, AZ)
September, 2020; Advanced Clinical Applications Speaker Topic: Anesthesia in Pediatric Special Needs Patients plus Case Studies; Panelist

Westin A Price Foundation – February 4, 2020 (West Bloomfield, MI) – Pediatric & Adolescent Toxicity

Holgistic Health Care – January 11, 2020 (Royal Oak, MI) – Pediatric & Adolescent Toxicity

Autism One 2018 (Chicago, IL) – Opening Speaker to Main Ballroom; Physician Education Speaker re Modalities used by Naturopathic Doctors to Treat Autism

March 2000 – 28th Annual Minneapolis School of Anesthesia Education Seminar, Minneapolis School of Anesthesia, (Bloomington, Minnesota) Anesthetic Management for the Patient with a Permanent Pacemaker

Clinical Instructor, Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine at Beaumont Hospital – Farmington Hills, Michigan (July 2015 – July 2018)

Clinical Preceptor to New Graduate Nurses, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital (1997 – 1998)

Instructor of Intra-aortic balloon pumping, technical aspects as well as hemodynamic considerations to intensive care nurses, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital (1997 – 1998)

Teacher of Temporary Pacemakers at the Annual Skills Fair, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. (1997 – 1998)

Associate Member, Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (July, 2019-present)

Active member, Naturopathic Medicine Association (September 2017-present)

Active Member, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (January 2001 – Present)

Associate Membership, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, (September 1998 – December 2000)

Vendor Committee, Minneapolis School of Anesthesia Student Organization (August 1998)

13th Annual / Nightingale Awards for Nursing Honorable Mention, Oakland University School of Nursing, Rochester, Michigan.

Dean’s List, University of Detroit Mercy. Detroit, Michigan (1991 – 1994)

Naturopathic Physician License, State of Vermont, Credential #099.0134072 (Effective Oct 1, 2022 – Sept 30, 2024)

Nurse Anesthetist Specialty Certification, State of Michigan

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Board of Nursing, Lansing, Michigan
(Permanent I.D. No. 4704198665)

Registered Nurse, State of Michigan, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Board of Nursing, Lansing, Michigan (Permanent I.D. No. 470419866)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, American Heart Association (Exp Dec 2024)

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider, American Heart Association (Exp Dec 2024)

​Pediatric Advanced Live Support Provider, American Heart Association (Exp Dec 2024)

AAMP Conference – Treating Cancer, Live Training in Scottsdale, AZ, October, 2023

Research Genetic Cancer Center Training in Integrative Oncology Management (Certificates in Biomarkers, Therapies & Indications/Contraindications, Introduction to Tests & Therapies), Virtual Training, September, 2022

Ozone Applications & Strategies for Successful Implementation (Dr. Brendan Cochran, ND & Andre Belanger), Scottsdale, AZ, April 22-23, 2022

Neurotoxins & Dermal Fillers (16 hrs), (Dr. Kyle Farr, DNP, NP/C of Detroit Aesthetics Academy), Detroit, MI, March 19-20, 2022​

Detoxification Part-1 Oral Chelation (Dr. Paul S. Anderson, NMD), 1.5 CE Hours in Pharmacology awarded by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, November 12, 2021.

Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP) “Advanced Integrative Oncology” Course, Scottsdale, AZ, September 24 – 26, 2021.

Low Dose Immunotherapy Provider Workshop (Dr. Ty Vincent, MD). May 28 – 30, 2021. (Online)

Advanced Infectious Disease Management by Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP). May 21-23, 2021. (Online)

Mistletoe & Integrative Oncology presented by the Physician’s Association for Anthroposophic Medicine & the Medical Section at the Goetheanum in Denver, CO. (October 15 – 18, 2020)

Medical Academy of Physicians Treating Special Needs (MAPS) – Autoimmunity Conference. (September, 2020)

Many Shades of Grey: Understanding the Herb/Drug Interaction Continuum and Using Risk Assessment Tools by the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians. (August 15, 2020)

Integrative Oncology at the Next Level – Caring for the Patient Across the Cancer Spectrum with the AAMP/Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (October 25 – 27, 2019)

Insulin Sensitive Seminar with Dr. Mona Morstein (Dec. 3 – 8, 2018)

Perfect Fertility with Jaclyn Chasse Feedback 5-week online with www.ndnr.com (August 8, 2018)

Methylation 2018 Seminar: Integrating Methylation Into Clinical Treatment Plans with Debby Hamilton, MD, MPH (July 13 – 15, 2018)

Integrative Fertility Training Class (June, 2018)

Certification for Ozone and Oxidative Therapy  (November, 2017)

​Mastering the Thyroid, Apex Seminars (October, 2017)

Certification by IV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians; Fundamental and Clinical Applications of Par enteral Products (September, 2017)

Functional Endocrinology, Apex Seminars (August, 2017)

Fundamentals of Functional Blood Chemistry (June, 2016)

100 Hours Acupuncture Course, National University of Health Sciences Dept. of Continuing Ed. (May, 2016-August, 2016)