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Zarya Rubin, MD

Dr. Rubin is a Harvard-educated Functional Medicine Physician and the founder and CEO of Dr. Zarya, Functional Medicine and Coaching in Portland, OR. She studied Neurology at McGill University and the renowned Neurological Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She received her Health Coach training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, studying with Dr. Andrew Weil,  Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Deepak Chopra and other leading influencers in the world of holistic health. She then went on to complete advanced training in Functional Medicine at the School of Applied Functional Medicine and has received her Level 1 and Level 2 certification. 


She is a writer, keynote speaker, and private health coach, helping women struggling with burnout, autoimmune disease, hormone imbalance and other stress-related illness. Dr. Rubin has worked in clinical medicine, as well as the medical and pharmaceutical industry, and now focuses on 1:1 holistic and integrative functional medicine, helping women to achieve balance and reclaim their health.


Dr. Rubin enjoys speaking and teaching on various aspects of stress, burnout, the mind-body connection, and using functional medicine as a tool to achieve optimal wellness. She is excited to be partnering with the team at NWEPS.

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Limited Resume:




Undergraduate Education - Harvard University

Medical School - Dalhousie School of Medicine

Residency - McGill University, Internal Medicine & Neurology

Fellowship - Columbia University, Adult Neurology & Epilepsy

Integrative Nutrition & Health Coaching Certification - Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Functional Medicine Certification - Level 1, Level 2 - School of Applied Functional Medicine


Previous Work Experience:


Founder, Dr. Zarya Functional Medicine, 2018 - present

Founder, Latched On MD Clinic, 2016-2018

Co-Founder F/R Consulting 2012-2016

Medical Director, UCB Pharmaceutical, 2010-2012

Director of Research, Transcendent International, 2007-2010


Select Recent Speaking Engagements:


This Is Your Wakeup Call - Burnout and Post-Pandemic Stress, online webinar, 2023

Wellness Retreat - Keynote Speaker and Retreat Leader, Salishan Resort, 2022

Defining Success - Career Pivots In Midlife, Harvard University, 2022

Trauma and PTSD - KevinMD Podcast, 2022

What Is Functional Medicine? - The 92 Report, 2022

Round Table - Women Leaders in Medicine, 2021

Physician Burnout - Physicians Helping Physicians Conference, 2021

Adrenal Fatigue and Functional Medicine - Health Has No Finish Line, 2020



You may learn more about Dr. Rubin on her website,

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