Dr. Angela Senders talks about integrative medicine and NCNM’s newest degree program: “First class begins NCNM master degree program in integrative mental health.”
NCNM alumna Dr. Melissa Berry (’08) took an unconventional route to naturopathic success. Her strategy to fund a research and healing center is featured in “Missionary Chocolates prepares for international take-off.”
NCNM’s CCM Faculty Karin Parramore, MSOM (’12), and alumna Azure Karli, ND (’03), weigh in on the use of essential oils in medical treatment in “Essential oil users debate medicinal use.”
NCNM Assistant Professor Megan Golani advises writer Martha Wagner about the “Anti-Inflammatory Diet: The Benefits and the Best Foods to Eat.”
NCNM Makes the Top Colleges & Universities List in Oregon & SW Washington again this year.
Malea MacOdrum, ND, MSOM (’14) is featured in the Trib’s monthly Health section in “Fighting Fatigue,” a look at how Portland-area physicians are addressing chronic fatigue syndrome.
In his series of articles on Oregon’s annual open enrollment insurance coverage period, reporter Nick Budnick offers this take on “Oregon health insurance tricky for alternative health.”
Associate Dean and OANP President Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND, talks to reporter Diane Lund-Muzikant about the OANP Health Net lawsuit in “Naturopaths Face Legal Challenge from Health Net.”
A Win-Win for Oregon: Naturopathic Doctors as Primary Care Providers Naturopathic doctors who absolutely meet the standards of care as required by the state are an underutilized resource and diagnose and treat the entire gamut of conditions.
NCNM Beaverton Clinic now offers immunizations: “Several Immunization Clinics Scheduled Across Washington County.”
NCNM alum Emily Hedberg Hanger, MSOM, is the subject of an article in the Stauton, Virginia Gannet paper, “Healing Mind and Body with Ancient Chinese Philosophy.”
NCNM Beaverton Clinic now provides vaccines, as well as well child visits and naturopathic primary care for all ages: “Several Immunization Clinics Scheduled Across Washington County.“
Orna Izakson, ND, RH (AHG), lead physician of NCNM Traditional Roots Institute shares her herbal expertise with military families who want to learn about “Natural Rx: Your Home Apothecary.”
NCNM Dean of Research, Dr. Heather Zwickey, presents online address Sept. 15, “Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease.” Free CME credits for health professionals.
None other than Andrew Weil, MD, asserts that he backs up his facts with NCNM’s research about the benefits of an aggressive weed called nettles. Check out “Stinging nettle will test your mettle.”
The PBJ’s Health Care Inc. Northwest column reports “Portland’s College of Natural Medicine Gets Primary Care Cred.”
The Oregon Health Authority has certified the National College of Natural Medicine clinic as a patient-centered primary care home, a designation for facilities that offer coordinated care among providers and focus on prevention and managing chronic conditions.
“Three Locals Transforming Medicine and Research in Portland,” features an interview with NCNM’s Food as Medicine Institute co-founder, Dr. Julie Briley.
NCNM Professor, Marty Milner, ND (‘83), and alumnus Tom Messinger, ND (’10) are the focus of “Naturopathic mix traditional, modern treatments.”
NCNM’s announcement of $3M in NIH Research grants is reported on by the Integrative Practitioner. Read the posts: The Integrator blog post, July 10, 2015 The Integrative Practitioner news story, July 2015
NCNM was awarded $387,000 by Washington County Health & Human Services to provide naturopathic primary care services to its residents. Read the Beaverton Valley Times article.
“Naturopathic docs and patients sue Oregon’s Health Net insurance plan.” Class action lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court against Health Net Health Plan of Oregon for discriminatory practices.
A story featuring NCNM alumni and NCNM student Kai Morrison reports that home birth is a popular, empowering option for many Clark County, Washington, moms. The two doctors say demand for home births is increasing in Southwest Washington.
Reporter Elizabeth Hayes reports on NCNM grad, Dr. Erin Moore (’14), who survived the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal while she working in the remote village of Karmidanda: “A Portland naturopath’s unexpected aid work in Nepal.” Dr. Moore has set up a a YouCaring page to support the people of the village
Dr. Jonathan Collin, Townsend Letter publisher and editor, writes about his visit with NCNM President David J. Schleich and Dr. Sussanna Czeranko as they toured the NCNM campus.
NCNM President David J. Schleich is in the spotlight in the PBJ’s full page Q&A interview, “Joy, creativity and red rice yeast.”
Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Regina Dehen, posts an article about NCNM Clinic and team-based patient care for this medical organization dedicated to transforming patient primary care in Oregon: “Forming Meaningful and Engaging Teams: Keys to Success.”
Portland Business Journal’s healthcare reporter Elizabeth Hayes gives us a sneak preview of her interview with NCNM President, Dr. David J. Schleich in “College of Natural Medicine’s chief on chronic disease, vaccinations and mainstream vs. natural medicine.” The entire interview will run in the April 17 issue of the paper.
NCNM’s new undergrad program was covered in a number of blogs, including John Weeks’ industry round-up: “Naturopathic Mothership NCNM to Add Bachelors’ Programs to Expanding Graduate Offerings.”
Alumni Mark Davis snags more headlines with his groundbreaking work on fecal transplants and gut health.
The Battleground, Washington newspaper promotes NCNM faculty presenting at Clark College April 1: “Program asks Baby Boomers and Seniors: ‘What does it mean to be healthy?‘” Marcus Miller, ND, MD gives the keynote address and Shawnte Yates, ND, LAc, will also present at the event.
The Integrator Blog reports on NCNM’s latest program: “New MS Integrative Mental Health Marks Further Evolution of the ND ‘Mothership,’ NCNM.”
In “Retirees Taking Control of Their Health,” the Vancouver, Washington paper features a story about a symposium at Clark College on April 1 on Healthy Aging that features NCNM’s associate professor Marcus Miller, ND, MD, as its keynote speaker on April 1. The symposium is targeting boomers, age 55 and above.
NCNM board director Mohan Nair is the subject of the Portland Business Journal’s weekly Q&A in “This music man loves to innovate/ Cambia’s Mohan Nair on startups, bagpipes and ‘America’s Got Talent.’”
The mindfulness research of NCNM’s, Dr. Helané Wahbeh (’02), also an assistant professor at OHSU, receives notice in “Study Finds Adults Prefer to Learn Mindfulness Training Online.”
The Lake Oswego paper reports that NCNM looks to the SW Corridor Plan for safe crossing options in: “Route proposal would allow better access to NCNM campus.”
NCNM has again been named in the Portland Business Journals’ Top Regional College and Universities List.
Dr. Amy Bader, a member of the NCNM clinical faculty, advises readers that “Staying Active is Key to Managing Diabetes” in the weekly paper’s health section.
Natural Practitioner magazine reports that NCNM’s past Dean of Naturopathic Medicine, “Dr. Rita Bettenburg was awarded the prestigious 2014 Living Legend award.“
Metro News posts story on NCNM and the Southwest Corridor Plan: “Island no more? NCNM seeks to reconnect with South Portland neighborhood.”
The Portland Tribune reports on the impact of the Metro Southwest Corridor Plan on NCNM in: “Route proposal would allow better access to NCNM campus.” Portland Tribune
Jill Edwards, ND (’07), does a Q&A for Mother Earth News: “Interview with Homebirth Midwife Jill Edwards.”
Portland Business Journal reports on NCNM’s master plan in “Portland’s College of Natural Medicine’s 20-year master plan includes ‘outdoor library’ with permaculture.”
OPB’s “Think Out Loud” host Dave Miller interviews OANP Board Director (and NCNM graduate) Jeff Clark, ND, along with Oregon Health Co-op CEO Ralph Prows for their views concerning the Affordable Care Act and its mandate for insurance plans to include coverage for naturopathic physicians—and how that requirement is playing out in Oregon.
National College of Natural Medicine salutes its faculty and graduates who were listed in Portland Monthly magazine’s annual “Top Docs” issue, on newsstands this month.
“The Healing Warmth of Moxibustion,” examines the healing power of moxibustion and why it’s been slow to catch on with Western practitioners of Chinese medicine. Daniel Silver, LAc, adjunct faculty the School of Classical Chinese Medicine contributes to the article.