NCNM Awards Dr. Kenneth D. Peterson Inaugural Living Legend Award

PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 9, 2010) — Kenneth D. Peterson, DC, ND, of Hermiston received the inaugural Living Legend award from the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Medicine (OANP) at a banquet held in Portland on Dec. 4. Dr. Peterson was recognized for 57 years of dedicated service and advancing the profession of natural medicine.

Restoring Health through the Art and Science of Buteyko Breathing

PORTLAND, Ore. (Sep. 29, 2010) — Most people never give breathing a thought. But for people with respiratory illnesses, compromised breathing quickly can become a matter of life or death. Christine Bauman has firsthand knowledge of what it’s like to live with life-threatening asthma. In 1997, searching for help to control her severe asthma, Bauman discovered a technique of breathing known as the Buteyko Method, a physical therapy that clinical trials have shown safely reduces asthma symptoms and other respiratory illnesses without the use of medications.

NCNM Clinic Responds to Governor's Healthy Kids Campaign

PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 25, 2010) — The National College of Natural Medicine is responding to Oregon’s new Healthy Kids Campaign, launched yesterday by Governor Ted Kulongoski, by hosting a “Keeping Kids Healthy, Naturally” back-to-school open house at its NCNM Clinic this Sat., Aug. 28 for parents of school-age children who want a chance to learn about preventive health care for their kids.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians to Convene in Portland

NCNM Celebrates the Association’s 25th Annual National Convention this Week PORTLAND, Ore. (May 27, 2010)—The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians will celebrate its 25th anniversary at the annual AANP Convention and Exposition to be held in Portland from Wed., Aug. 11—Sun., Aug. 15 at the Oregon Convention Center. This year’s conference, “Celebrating the Foundation of …

NCNM Clinic Holds Open House for Women's Health

CONTACT: Marilynn Considine Ofc: (503) 552-1504 Cell: (503) 896-6487 mconsidine@ncnm.edu    PORTLAND, Ore. (May 27, 2010)—National College of Natural Medicine announced today that its NCNM Clinic will host an open house on Sat., June 5 to highlight women’s health issues. The NCNM Clinic, located on the medical college’s campus at the west end of the …

NCNM Student Wins Bob's Red Mill Scholarship Cup

Naturopathic Physicians Convention Nets Educational Awards CONTACT: Marilynn Considine Ofc: (503) 552-1504 Cell: (503) 896-6487 mconsidine@ncnm.edu    PORTLAND, Ore. (May 14, 2010)—Derek J. Andre, a National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) student in his second year of a naturopathic degree program, won the first-place trophy and a $5,000 scholarship in an intercollegiate speech contest, the …

NCNM to Recognize Dr. Les Griffith for Outstanding Service

Leader in natural medicine will receive honorary degree PORTLAND, Ore. (May 11, 2010)—National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) announced today that former NCNM graduate and Bastyr University co-founder, Les Griffith, ND, will be awarded an honorary doctorate degree during the college’s June 26 commencement ceremony, to be held in the Mark Building of the Portland …

Mini-Med School at National College of Natural Medicine May 1 & 2

Weekend immersion program offers hands-on medical school experience CONTACT: Marilynn Considine Ofc: (503) 552-1504 Cell: (503) 896-6487 mconsidine@ncnm.edu PORTLAND, Ore. (April 27, 2010)—The National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is hosting Oregon Mini-Med this weekend, Saturday, May 1 – Sunday, May 2, for bio-science high school students, future doctors and other health enthusiasts. The new …

Dr. David Greenspan Dies Unexpectedly at 46

Leader in the Naturopathic Profession Leaves a Lasting Legacy PORTLAND, Ore. (March 19, 2010)—David A. Greenspan, N.D., a Tigard naturopathic physician and leader in the naturopathic medical community died suddenly March 13. He was 46. Police are investigating his death as a homicide. They have released no details about the investigation. NCNM President, Dr. David …

Heiner Fruehauf Kicks Off Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Celebrated Chinese Medicine Scholar to Launch NCNM Monthly Public Seminars CONTACT: Marilynn Considine Ofc: (503) 552-1504 Cell: (503) 896-6487 mconsidine@ncnm.edu PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 10, 2010)—Heiner Fruehauf, PhD, founding professor of the School of Classical Chinese Medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), will present the first of a year-long series of monthly lectures …