Dr. Rita Bettenburg Receives Living Legend Award from NCNM and OANP

PORTLAND, Oregon (Dec. 12, 2014) — National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP) honored Rita Bettenburg, ND, with the organizations’ highest honor, the 2014 Living Legend award. The award was conferred at a banquet held Dec. 6 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. The award recognized Dr. …

New Beaverton Clinic Expands NCNM Campus Footprint

PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 3, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine today announced that it has opened a new clinic in Beaverton. The new clinic is the medical college’s second natural medicine teaching clinic and the first located in Portland’s suburban area. The NCNM Beaverton Clinic will hold a public open house on Oct. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m.

NPR’s Andrei Codrescu to Keynote NCNM Commencement

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 18, 2014) — Andrei Codrescu, celebrated author, poet and NPR commentator, is slated to deliver the keynote address at the 2014 National College of Natural Medicine commencement ceremony to be held Saturday, June 28, at the Oregon Convention Center. Codrescu will also be the featured speaker at NCNM’s annual Min Zidell Garden Gala, “Fifty Shades of Green,” on Thursday, June 26.

NPR's Andrei Codrescu to Keynote NCNM Commencement

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 18, 2014) — Andrei Codrescu, celebrated author, poet and NPR commentator, is slated to deliver the keynote address at the 2014 National College of Natural Medicine commencement ceremony to be held Saturday, June 28, at the Oregon Convention Center. Codrescu will also be the featured speaker at NCNM’s annual Min Zidell Garden Gala, “Fifty Shades of Green,” on Thursday, June 26.

Bob Moore to Receive Honorary Degree from NCNM May 12

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 07, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine will confer its highest academic honor upon natural foods pioneer and Oregon philanthropist Bob Moore in recognition of his steadfast advocacy of natural medicine and his enduring support to promote food as medicine at NCNM. Moore, the iconic founder of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at a special ceremony held at NCNM on Monday, May 12.

National College of Natural Medicine to Offer Global Health Master's Degree

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 29, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine today announced that it is expanding the number of degree programs it will offer matriculating students in fall 2014 with the addition of the Master of Science in Global Health (MScGH), recently approved for accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. This is the first global …

Mohan Nair, Cambia SVP, and Winston Cardwell, ND, Join NCNM Board

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 17, 2014) —National College of Natural Medicine announced today the election of two new board members. Joining NCNM’s board are NCNM graduate Winston Cardwell, ND, LAc, president of the Georgia Association of Naturopathic Physicians and Mohan Nair, chief innovation officer at Cambia Health Solutions. Cambia is a family of companies that provide …

NCNM Announces Food as Medicine Institute

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 4, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine today announced the formation of the Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI), the latest in its line-up of community-education initiatives. The institute’s mission is to provide nutrition education for healthcare professionals and the general public. FAMI will offer a variety of lectures, workshops and conferences for healthcare professionals who want to expand their understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health as a means of preventing and reducing chronic disease.

NCNM Receives $1.06 Million Bequest for Student Endowment Fund

PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 24, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine has announced a $1.06 million bequest from the estate of Adrienne and Percy Frazier of Missoula, Mont. Announced at a meeting of the college’s board of directors last week, the largest bequest in NCNM’s 58-year history will be used to establish the Adrienne and Percy Frazier …

National College of Natural Medicine Elects New Board Members and Chair

PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 17, 2014) — National College of Natural Medicine today announced the appointment of two new members to the medical college’s board of directors, bringing the board’s size to 10 members. The college also announced the election of Ellen Goldsmith as board chair. Chair Emeritus Nancy Wastcoat Garbett of Utah recently stepped down …

NCNM Introduces Center of Excellence in Naturopathic Cardiovascular Medicine

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 29, 2014) — National College of Natural Medicine, in collaboration with the Center for Natural Medicine (CNM), has established a Center of Excellence in Naturopathic Cardiovascular Medicine, a naturopathic medical center dedicated to patient care and clinical education focused on cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine. The Center is located at the NCNM Clinic …

Portland Monthly “Top Docs” List Honors NCNM Faculty & Graduates

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 9, 2014) —Eleven National College of Natural Medicine faculty and 15 of the medical school’s graduates were featured in Portland Monthly magazine’s annual “Top Docs” issue, which is on newsstands this month. This was the first time that the magazine included complementary medicine in its listing of top medical practitioners. Portland Monthly …