Anthropology / Dance

Ina Vandebroek

“As an ethnobotanist, you’re really becoming a part of their lives.”


  Ina Vandebroek is an ethnobotanist.  She travels the world studying how various cultures use medicinal plants for healing.


 Ian is a salsa dancer, which allows her to tap into emotional side and explore a new culture.  Oh, and her salsa teacher calls her “Mommy.”

To Boldly Go…

Salsa Dancer

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About Ina Vandebroek

Ina is an ethnobotanist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the New York Botanical Garden.