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Magumi Tamaki-Seiffert, MD,MS

Ben Gurion University

Dr. Megumi Tamaki-Seiffert was born in Japan and grew up in northern California. As an undergraduate, she attended San Francisco State University where she discovered her passion for cross-cultural medicine. She pursued her interest in integrative medicine by obtaining a Masters of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine before attending the Medical School for International Health at Ben Gurion University in Israel to complete her medical degree. During her stay in the Middle East, she volunteered with Physicians for Human Rights-Israel in the West Bank and felt a strong desire to tackle the geopolitical and social determinants of health. Before joining the Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Tamaki-Seiffert worked in several Centros de Salud in Central and South America as well as being a clinical research coordinator in electrophysiology at Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Foundation. Her professional interests include global health, evidence-based integrative medicine and approaching illness with lifestyle changes. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, learning languages, and trying out new foods.