Kelsey Asplin

Asplin, Kelsey


Alternative Medicine, Alternative Medicine/Therapy, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Nutrition, Psychology/Mental Health, Women's Health


Natural health, Gut health, Stress, Gut-brain connection

Degree: N.D.

Title: Lecturer

Department: Health Professions


Office Phone: 303-615-1520

Mobile Phone: 303-989-5931

Interviewed by: CW2 Colorado's Best, 9NEWS

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Kelsey Asplin, is a naturopathic doctor and  lecturer in the Integrative Health Care Program at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

She operates a naturopathic private practice called Determinant Health Naturopathic Medicine. Before obtaining her doctorate, Asplin worked as a licensed massage practitioner. She also serves as a board member for the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors, a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a certified member of the Kinesio Taping Association International. Asplin received the Best of the Best 2017 award in Highlands Ranch for Holistic/Naturopathic Medicine and the Most Instrumental Woman in Naturopathic Medicine 2017 – West USA award at the Women in Health Awards 2017.

Asplin has published several articles in the Natural Medicine Journal titled “Gut Bacteria, Sleep and Brain Health” and “High-Protein Breakfasts Especially Important for Adolescents.” She also periodically reviews research for the journal.

Asplin received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington and a bachelor’s in integrative therapeutic practices from MSU Denver. She is a certified Kinesio taping practitioner.