Dr. Martin Milner Receives NCNM & OANP 2013 Living Legends Award

PORTLAND, Ore. ( Dec. 11, 2013)—Martin Milner, ND, was honored with the 2013 Living Legends award by National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP) at a banquet held Dec. 7 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. NCNM and the OANP selected Dr. Milner to be honored with …

NCNM to Offer Master's Program in Nutrition in 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 3, 2013) — Beginning in summer 2014, National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) will expand its growing roster of post-graduate degree programs with its new Master of Science in Nutrition (MScN) program. The program will train students in the scientific understanding of diets based on whole, unprocessed food and complemented by skills-training …

Hevert Pharmaceuticals to Award NCNM $495,000

PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 19, 2013) — NCNM is pleased to announce that its newest Program Partner, Hevert Pharmaceuticals, has pledged its support of NCNM with a gift of $495,000 that will help provide funding for college programs through August 2018. The donation will support the college’s naturopathic residency program and NCNM Press, and help advance NCNM’s homeopathic curriculum.

National College of Natural Medicine Launches New SIBO Center

PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 4, 2013) — National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) today announced the opening of NCNM Clinic’s SIBO Center, believed to be the first natural medicine clinic in the U.S. with a center dedicated to the treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and associated gastrointestinal disorders. IBS, one of the most common and hard-to-treat health conditions, is thought to affect more than 60 million Americans.

National College of Natural Medicine Launches Historical Book Series

PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 23, 2013) —The release of Origins of Naturopathic Medicine, published by National College of Natural Medicine’s NCNM Press, is the first volume of a 12-volume series, The Hevert Collection: In their Own Words. The collection restores that lost heritage for naturopathic physicians and other healthcare professionals drawn to understand the simplicity of medical practices and tools that continue to successfully treat patients with conditions ranging from life-threatening illnesses to earaches.

Smithsonian Scholars Uncover the Mediterranean Origins of Western Medicine

PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct.10, 2013) — Smithsonian research scholars Alain Touwaide, PhD, and Emanuela Appetiti have spent the past two decades on a scientific quest that appears to be lifted straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. The treasures they seek don’t put them in the path of rolling boulders, but do offer critical insight into the lost knowledge of ancient Mediterranean botanical medicine.

NCNM Appoints Dr. Regina Dehen as Chief Medical Officer

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 29, 2013) —National College of Natural Medicine today announced the appointment of Regina Dehen, ND, LAc, as chief medical officer (CMO) of its clinical operations at NCNM Clinic and its 17 community teaching clinics throughout the Portland metro area. As the college’s leading medical authority, Dehen will ensure NCNM’s clinical compliance with …

Murdock Trust Award for NCNM Research Institute Nets $410,992

PORTLAND, Ore.(July 23, 2012) —National College of Natural Medicine received notice from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust last week that the college will be awarded $155,000, the result of satisfying a conditional 1:1 matching contribution as specified by the Murdock Trust in December 2012. The gift is part of an overall $220,000 Murdock donation, the largest grant that NCNM has received from a private charitable foundation in its 57-year history.

Oregon Health Authority Credentials NCNM Naturopathic Teaching Clinic

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 25, 2013) — The Oregon Health Authority recently credentialed the Center for Natural Medicine, a naturopathic teaching clinic of National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), as a Tier 2 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH). The Center for Natural Medicine is the first naturopathic clinic in America to be recognized with this credential.

The Organic Chef to Teach Steak Preparation in Charlee's Kitchen

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 25, 2013) — Al Rosas, The Organic Chef™, a leader in organic and sustainable farming, will teach a workshop, “Healthy Steak —Three Ways,” this Wednesday, June 26 in Charlee’s Kitchen at National College of Natural Medicine.

NCNM's Traditional Roots Institute Celebrates World Environment Day

PORTLAND, Ore.(May 22, 2013) —Traditional Roots Institute, the new community-education initiative of the National College of Natural Medicine, will celebrate World Environment Day on Saturday, June 1 with an inaugural event, “Nature Health + Ecology,”to be held at the college. Traditional Roots Institute is dedicated to raising awareness about plants and the healing power of …

NCNM Launches Traditional Roots Institute

PORTLAND, Ore.(May 21, 2013) — National College of Natural Medicine today announced the launch of its newest community-education initiative, Traditional Roots Institute. The organization’s mission is to raise awareness and forge a deeper understanding of the healing power of botanical medicine. The new herbal institute will offer a wide range of lectures, workshops, herb walks and conferences to appeal to the interests of both healthcare professionals who want to expand their understanding of herbal therapies, and the general public who want to deepen their understanding of plants and botanical medicine.

A Tribute to Cascade Anderson Geller

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 7, 2013)–We learned that on Saturday, May 4, cancer claimed the life of Cascade Anderson Geller, a deeply respected and much beloved member of our community and a leader in the field of herbal medicine. Natural medicine has lost a true visionary, and many of us have lost a very good friend.

The Doctor & the Chef Teach Gluten-Free Cooking Classes at NCNM

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 11, 2013) —If Miley Cyrus, Bill Clinton and Oprah are going gluten-free, you can bet gluten-free diets have reached a level of attention that goes beyond trendiness. The fact is that more people are becoming interested in gluten-free diets. And gluten-free foods have become a billion-dollar industry. For two leading experts in …

NCNM Hosts Women’s Health Symposium March 15–17

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 7, 2013) —National College of Natural Medicine’s new Women in Balance Institute (WIBI) will host free public lectures March 16 by noted experts in the field of women’s hormonal health at the NCNM campus in Southwest Portland. The lectures will focus on natural hormone balance.

The “Diabetic Chef” to Teach in Charlee's Kitchen

PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 21, 2013) — When Ken Gordon, Portland’s celebrated chef, restaurateur and Oregonian food columnist (“Diary of a Diabetic Chef”) was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in 2012, he got help from naturopathic physician Dr. Marty Milner, professor at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM).Together they reversed his diabetes and, in the process, Chef Gordon learned healthy ways to cook the food he loves.