Dec. 28, 2016 | Naturopathic Doctor News & Review (NDNR)

NUNM President David J. Schleich writes in his monthly NDNR column about a unique initiative taking place in La Grande, Oregon, to support and enhance the lives of our country’s military veterans: “22: The Veteran and the Naturopathic Doctor.” An intriguing groups of partners are collaborating to develop an innovative approach to health care for …

Dec. 26, 2016 | Oregon Jewish Life

NUNM’s Age Wise Institute “Inspired Living” classes and Lead Gerontologist Amy Henderson are featured in two stories in Oregon Jewish Life at an event Age Wise presented for supporters of Cedar Sinai Park at Rose Schnitzer Manor: “Arts + Music + Healthy Food = Aging Wisely“ “Life mirrors art at ART’s play and exhibit“

Dec. 14, 2016 | The Homer News

Patrick Huffman, ND (’98), makes news in Alaska with his treatment of oxygen therapy for patients, “Oxygen therapy being used to treat a variety of medical issues.” Oxygen therapy is used more extensively in Europe than the U.S., he says. His low-pressure hyperbaric oxygen tank, nicknamed R2-D2, is reported to have beneficial and far-reaching effects …

Nov. 7, 2016 | KOIN 6 News

“Relieving Stress with Acupuncture” NUNM Chief Medical Officer Regina Dehen, ND, LAc., gives a live on-air pre-dawn demonstration of acupuncture to reporter Kohr Harlan at NUNM Health Center in Lair Hill who “goes Zen” while helping viewers learn the benefits of acupuncture for pre- and post-election anxieties. These clips include KOIN news teasers, demonstration and …

Nov. 3, 2016 | Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Naturopathic Medicine Bill: Today, with the stroke of his pen, Governor Tom Wolf adds Pennsylvania to the list of states that acknowledge the value of alternative healthcare from a qualified professional who has graduated from an accredited naturopathic medical school, such as NUNM. Pennsylvania becomes the 21st U.S. jurisdiction to regulate naturopathic …

October 2016 | Natural Medicine Journal

Tina Kaczor, ND, (’00) interviews Research Dean Heather Zwickey, PhD: “Immune Processes and Brain Health,” who explains how immune processes can influence brain health, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and depressive disorders. She discusses nutrition, supplements, and the complicated ways gut health and immunity interact with cognitive health.

Oct. 29, 2016 | TEDx Montreal Women Presentation: Dr. Courtney Jackson

Courtney Jackson, ND, passionately promotes the healing power of whole foods to her patients and the public. Dr. Jackson is co-founder of NUNM’s Food as Medicine Institute and co-author of * Food as Medicine Everyday – Reclaim your Health with Whole Foods. In this TEDx talk – “Healthy Digestion: Not What But How?” – Dr. Jackson …

Oct. 27, 2016 | The Portland Monthly

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health issues afflicting the U.S population. But the dangers of these drugs lead many anxiety sufferers searching for other ways to cope. NUNM’s Chief Medical Officer, Dean Regina Dehen, ND, LAc, outlines a number of integrative and holistic solutions that natural practitioners use to help patients’ unique …

Oct. 19, 2016 | The Oregonian

Columnist Samantha Swindler joins NUNM at Coffee Creek Prison to experience a FAME workshop with inmates eager to change their lives: “Food as medicine, and a fresh start.”

Oct. 4, 2016 | Dean Heather Zwickey, PhD at the 14th Annual International Restorative Medicine Conference

Dean of the School of Research & Graduate Studies Heather Zwickey, PhD, spoke at the 14th Annual International Restorative Medicine Conference on the role of nutrition and inflammation in neuroprotection, using case studies in Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia: “Neuroprotective Nutrition: Inflammation, Food, and the Brain-gut Axis.” This general session presentation from the 14th …

Sept. 23, 2016 | Pub Med

NUNM CMO and Dean of Clinics, Regina Dehen, ND, LAc, a senior investigator on a study published in this respected medical peer-review journal: “Relevance of Quality Measurement to Integrative Healthcare in the United States,” which underscores the importance of metrics to continuing improvements in clinical care. AUTHOR INFORMATION Whedon JM, Punzo M, Dehen R, Menard …

Sept. 6, 2016 | Huffington Post

NUNM alum Paul Herscu, ND, MPH, writes that “bacterial warfare” may be one solution to the spreading Zika virus: “Zika Virus Disease And Targeted Vector Control ‘The Future is Already Here — Just Not Evenly Distributed’.”

August 2016 | Portland Tribune –Healthy Life

NUNM Professor Kimberly Windstar, MEd, ND, talks about reducing the mortality rate in breast cancer: “Breast Cancer: A Complex Killer,” and offers a perspective about options other than standard mammography in detecting breast cancer early: “Ugh, Mammography.”

Aug. 26, 2016 | The Lund Report

NUNM Faculty Adjunct Kevin Wilson, ND (’83), was among the panelists this week discussing the opioid crisis the impact on doctors and patients, and ways to combat addiction. Writer Jan Johnson highlights their response to disabled patient Amanda Siebe, the founder of Disabled Americans 4 Change, who is fighting the CDC’s guidelines on opioid prescriptions …

Aug. 17, 2016 | The Lund Report

NUNM hosts “Opioid Addiction Takes Center Stage at August 24 Forum” with the Oregon Health Forum. This hot-topic event features a panel of top integrative medical experts who will share their work, ideas and best practices. NUNM Health Centers Executive Director Michael Sorensen notes that, “Natural medicine has been proven to help manage pain…” Naturopathic …

Aug. 15, 2016 | NUNM Stars Shine at American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Meet

Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM (’05), dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine, was unanimously elected president of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges at the recent annual meeting of the AANMC in Salt Lake City, Utah. The meeting took place in conjunction with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual meeting. “This recognizes Dr. …

Aug. 10, 2016 | Portland Business Journal/Health Care Northwest

Michael Phelps dive into Gold Medal history is generating a lot of interest in the Chinese medicine of “cupping,” and NUNM associate dean Ken Glowacki and adjunct faculty, Dr. Loch Chandler talk about this ancient practice in “Why Portland docs think Michael Phelps’s therapy is spot on.”

Aug. 7, 2016 | History News Network

Professor Susan Catleff of San Diego State University and author of Nature’s Path: A History of Naturopathic Healing in America, cites the history of naturopathic medicine and NUNM’s place in its development. She makes the case for widespread insurance coverage inclusion for of naturopathic medicine.

Aug. 4, 2016 | The Lund Report

NUNM hosts an interdisciplinary health panel discussion which looks at ways to stem the tide of opioid abuse: “August 24 Forum Looks at Ways to Conquer Opioid Abuse,” which will be offered livestreamed for those who can’t make it on campus. NUNM Health Centers Executive Director Michael Soresen is quoted.

June/July 2016 | Natural Practitioner Magazine

NCNM (now NUNM) and its Age Wise Institute advises readers with tips to stay healthy and active even as they age in “Enjoying the Golden Years.” Amy Henderson and Dr. Ellerie Jean Nagy (‘ 15) of NUNM’s Age Wise Institute and Dr. Pamela Jeanne (’90) are featured.

June 2016 | Southwest Connection

Shani Fox, ND (’08) specializes in naturopathic cancer treatment, but is taking time away from patients to hike the 490-mile Camino de Santiago to celebrate her birthday. Her story is featured in “Walking Strong.”

June 14, 2016 | A Loss to the Community: Dr. Betty Radelet

Betty Jo Radelet DC, ND, honored with NCNM’s inaugural Living Legend award, the first NCNM naturopathic female graduate, and the namesake of NCNM’s Radelet Hall, died in her sleep at the age of 95 after a long battle with cancer last Wednesday, June 8. “Dr. Betty,” as she was known, was greatly beloved by many, …

June 13, 2016 | Celebrating Faculty Excellence

Five Top Faculty Members Honored by Peers Each year, a group of faculty members are nominated by their peers and chosen by the Faculty Development Committee to be honored for their excellence.  According to Douglas Hanes, associate professor and Chair of the Faculty Development Committee, the winners of the 2015-2016 faculty awards were chosen from …

May 26, 2016 | MassLive

Dr. Kevin Murray (’93) is practicing medicine in Massachusetts–and getting in the news for his motorized tricycle: “Better.Bike allows riders more options for staying heathy.”

June 7, 2016 | The Recorder

Dr. Kevin Murray (’93) is practicing medicine in Massachusetts–and getting in the news for his motorized tricycle: “Better.Bike allows riders more options for staying heathy.”

May 2016 | Natural Practitioner

The start-up of Age Wise Institute and Lead Gerontologist Amy Henderson receives attention in this national healthcare trade magazine.

June 2016 | The Townsend Letter

“Barcelona to Host Naturopathic Medicine World Congress,” July 1-3. The third international naturopathic medicine congress will focus on global patient care. To and for more information, visit:

May 28, 2016 | Sixty Years of Commitment to Health and Wellness

According to historical weather records, it was a clear day with no rain and a pleasant 73 degrees on May 28, 1956 when articles of incorporation for National College of Naturopathic Medicine were filed with the state of Oregon in Salem. A lot has happened in the 60 years since that time when Elvis first …

May 19, 2016 | Estacada News/ Pamplin Media

“‘Cocktail’ re-energizes PKD patient,” reports how Dr. Leslie Fuller and NCNM student Mark Iwanicki are helping restore health to NCNM Clinic patient Laura Campbell, who came to them for help for chronic fatigue and paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD), a movement disorder. The case study won a first-place award and a $2,000 scholarship for Iwanicki, an …

May 10, 2016 | Integrative Therapeutics™

NCNM Clinic is one of the few natural medical clinics nationwide accredited as a top-tier Patient Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH). Being PCPCH accredited pushes the national effort for a more integrated approach to the realm of primary care. For NCNM’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Regina Dehen, ND, that means not being afraid to “hold …

April 21, 2016 | WGME-TV

This CBS affiliate introduces viewers to a successful Portland Maine natural medicine clinic owned by two NCNM grads, Dr. Sasha Rose, and Daniel Katz, LAc, in “Naturopathy: A Holistic Approach to Patient Care.” Fellow practitioners at their clinic include Dr. Renee Lang, FABNO, MPH, and Elaine Meade, LAc, also NCNM grads.

April 21, 2016 | The Portland Tribune

NCNM grad Dr. Mark Davis continues to make waves with innovative healthcare research and therapies in “Hooked on Hookworms.” His work with fecal transplantation is now well accepted by mainstream medicine. Writer Peter Korn asks if patient advocacy can pave the way for hookworms as the next frontier in gut health. President David Schleich says …

April 5, 2016 | Democrat Chronicle

Dr. Les Moore, LAc (’99) talks about the emotional and physical toll that ongoing stress and fear can have on the kidneys–and how the benefits of acupuncture and homeopathy can help: “Health Checkup: Fear is bad for you; how to fight it.”    

March 31, 2016 | Metro News

NCNM President David Schleich shares his thoughts about the Southwest Corridor, the major transportation alignment that will stretch from downtown Portland into the cities of Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood: “In their words: Southwest Corridor employers on rapid transit decisions.”

March 21, 2016 | The Guardian

NCNM adjunct and senior research investigator Dr. Carolyn Nygaard (’09) discusses the preliminary findings of a Helfgott women’s health study with journalist Leah Messinger: “Are all tampons toxic? No one seems to have the answer.”

March 2016 | Integrative Practitioner

Integrative medicine advocate John Weeks shares the news about NCNM’s new Age Wise Institute: “Institute at National College of Natural Medicine to Focus on Well-Being of the Aging.” Two New Initiatives in Integrative Education

March 8, 2016 | Traverse City Record-Eagle

Abigail Ellsworth, ND, MSOM (’15) talks about her practice at Sleeping Bear Natural Health clinic in Traverse City, Michigan: “Natural health practitioner offers variety of treatments.”

March 3 | The Shelburne News

Dr. Travis Elliot (’03) talks about naturopathic medicine, his practice and his new life in Shelburne, Vermont.

March 2016 | Worldwide Learn

Associate Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies, Denise Dallman, MS, gives advice to prospective students interested in pursuing natural medicine education and training.

Feb. 9, 2016 | The Lund Report

Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon, promotes NCNM’s primary care health services to patients at Pacific University Clinic: “Pacific University Clinic Offers Affordable Primary Care, Other Services for Underinsured.” Pacific University Clinic is one of a dozen NCNM community clinics located throughout the Portland metro area.

Feb. 2, 2016 | Concordia News

Concordia’s New Seasons Market is partnering with NCNM on a series of nutrition classes throughout February by NCNM Clinic’s Dr. Cesilie Cocks: She presents the first class, “Heart Health and Wellness,” on Feb. 16.  

Jan. 20, 2016 | Portland Monthly

“Tummy in a Twist? Try Natural Cures for Your Digestive Woes,” Natasha Kassam, ND (’07) suggests tips and supplements to help ease stomach upset.

Jan. 6, 2014 | Global Integrator Blog

In a remarkable first, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced a major, multi-party, global initiative to advance the integration of traditional and complementary medicine into a national health system. The meeting to sign a Memorandum of Understanding took place at NCNM, represented National Doctors International (NDI) was founder (and NCNM faculty member) Tabatha Parker. …

January 20, 2016 | The Lund Report

The Lund Report includes an article on the clinic’s new executive directory: “Welcome to Michael Sorensen, Executive Director, NCNM Clinics.”

Jan. 11, 2016 | KBOO 90.7 FM: Healthwatch

Host Ellen Goldsmith, LAc, interviews Dr. Julie Briley of NCNM’s Food as Medicine Institute. One in three children born after 2000 may develop type 2 diabetes or heart-related diseases, including high blood pressure or high cholesterol–many of them before adulthood. The mission of NCNM’s Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI) is to help people discover the …