Nutrition Revolution!

NUNM’s Food as Medicine Institute is on a real roll, including the NUNM Press publication in April of Food as Medicine Everyday, based on the popular series of classes by the same name. In addition, Courtney Jackson, ND (’08), and Julie Briley, ND (’11), made prominent appearances in a commercial documentary film by independent filmmaker …

Integrative Sports Medicine Bulks Up for Fall Debut

A new sports medicine program designed to stand out from similar programs through NUNM’s signature “lifestyle medicine” is readying for classes beginning in fall 2017. The new program seeks to use existing ties and forge new ones with Portland’s growing cluster of athletics business such as Nike and Adidas. The university’s latest academic offering, a …

Whole Family Finds Care at Beaverton Health Center

Kiran Rajput first came to the NUNM Health Center in Beaverton to get a work-related vaccination. Impressed with her experience, she then sought help for her husband Rajesh’s persistent high blood pressure. His treatments went so well that visits have become a family affair. Both parents get health care advice and treatment at the clinic, …

In a Prison a Sunflower Blooms

Visiting the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, is a study in contrasts. As we wind our way up the long driveway to the women’s prison, there is the expected: barbed wire, fences, metal detectors and watchful guards. But past the minimum security check-in, we step into an inner courtyard bright with life—sunflowers and tomatoes, Oregon silverspot butterflies dance among the flowers. …