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Luciano Garofalo

Clinical Instructor, Health Systems and Population Health

Clinical Consultant, Apex Evaluation


Research Interests

Dr. Garofalo’s research centers health equity for children and adolescents through the implementation of Whole Person healthcare in the school setting. He is currently co-investigator on a large evaluation study of the King County school-based clinics, identifying potential differences in service utilization by race/ethnicity and school setting.


Luciano is a naturopathic physician and advocate for school-based healthcare. His clinical training was focused in integrative primary care, pediatrics, and mental health. He subsequently completed a 3-year postdoctoral research training fellowship at the University of Washington, funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at the NIH.
Luciano co-founded Link Community Clinic (www.linkclinic.org) in Tacoma, WA, an integrative primary care clinic for all income levels and a Vaccines For Children site. He practices general pediatrics as well as autism-specific care.


ND National University of Natural Medicine, 2020
MS National University of Natural Medicine, 2020