Bette Allen MD, MPH, graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Ma with a B. S. in biology, and then went on to receive an M. D. from Baylor College of Medicine. In Houston, Tx. There followed a residency in internal medicine through SUNY Downstate, and an MPH from Columbia University. After that she spent more than 25 years in the practice of Emergency Medicine in NYC and Albuquerque.
Spending so much time meeting people in crisis motivated her to look for the underlying source of illness. She returned to internal medicine, focusing on the causes of chronic wounds as well as the effect of the environment with the practice of hyperbaric medicine in both Albuquerque and Seattle.
After several years in the NW, she returned to the sun and people of New Mexico to practice patient centered care for Presbyterian Healthcare at Home and has recently joined the staff of Rehab Partners.
She is passionate about uniting her love of people and plants by helping people to change their inner and outer environments to encourage health.
She enjoys learning about medicinal plants, spending time outdoors, and worldwide traveling to learn about healing across cultures.