Banking Executive Jodi Delahunt Hubbell Joins NCNM Board

PORTLAND, Oregon (Dec. 17, 2015) —National College of Natural Medicine announces today that banking executive Jodi Delahunt Hubbell has joined the medical school’s board of directors. The college also announced the election of Willow Moore, DC, ND, as board chair, replacing Ellen Goldsmith, LAc, ex-officio past chair, who recently retired after more than a decade of service.

Dr. Ed Hofmann-Smith Receives 2015 Living Legend Award from NCNM and OANP

PORTLAND, Oregon (Dec. 9, 2015)—National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP) honored Ed Hofmann-Smith, PhD, ND, with the highest honor the organizations confer, the 2015 Living Legend Award, on Dec. 5 at a banquet held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. The award recognized Dr. Hofmann-Smith’s outstanding …

Vocational Students Help Beautify Campus

PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 13, 2015)–Brian Landever, NCNM’s advancement officer for campus beautification, hosted a group of students from the Reynolds Learning Academy vocational school at NCNM recently. The students helped transplant medicinal plants and learned some landscaping and plant basics. Last Wednesday, 13 students from Reynolds Learning Academy came to NCNM to volunteer. They worked with …

Oregon Health Authority Certifies National College of Natural Medicine Clinic

PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 26, 2015)—The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) now recognizes the NCNM Clinic at the National College of Natural Medicine as a Tier 3 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home—the highest level of healthcare certification granted by the OHA. The state of Oregon established the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) model as part of the state’s health system transformation to meet the Triple Aim—deliver better health and better care at lower costs for all Oregonians.

National College of Natural Medicine Nabs Prestigious Awards at AANP Conference

PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 14, 2015)—National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) President David J. Schleich, PhD, and the college’s Global Health Program Co-Chair Tabatha Parker, ND, were both honored Aug. 8 by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the national professional organization of licensed naturopathic physicians, at its 30th annual conference held in Oakland, California.

NCNM Beaverton Clinic Receives $387,000 Grant from Washington County

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 16, 2015)— Washington County of Oregon’s Department of Health and Human Services has awarded National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) a two-year grant for a total of $387,000 to provide primary care and preventive services for the county’s uninsured patients.

College Graduates Record Class

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 5, 2016)–The Class of 2015 is the largest graduating class in NCNM history, according to figures from the Registrar’s office. Registrar Kelly Garey said approximately 167 students received degrees this spring. A packed house at the Oregon Convention Center cheered the new grads June 28. Heather Zwickey, dean of the School of Research …

NCNM Commencement to Pay Tribute to Medical Heroes Past and Present

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 17, 2015)—John Weeks, renowned author and staunch advocate for integrative medicine and healthcare, will deliver the keynote address to the 2015 National College of Natural Medicine graduating class at the medical college’s commencement ceremony to be held Sunday, June 28, at the Oregon Convention Center. Weeks will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree for his longstanding work in advancing the integration of the fields of natural medicine and conventional Western medicine.

National College of Natural Medicine Receives $3,092,898 for NIH Research Grants

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 10, 2015)—The National Institutes of Health, through the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), has awarded $3,092,898 to the Helfgott Research Institute at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) for two five-year complementary integrative health (CIH) research grants.

Southwest Charter School Presents Children’s Garden Mural to NCNM June 8

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 4, 2015)—On Monday, June 8, Southwest Charter School (SWCS) will present a 135-square-foot mural installation to National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) for display in its new Galen’s Way Garden. The mural, “Plants Around Us at Galen’s Way Garden,” was funded by a $5,200 matching grant from Portland’s Regional Arts & Culture …

NCNM to Introduce New Doctoral Program in Chinese Medicine in Fall 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 14, 2015)—The National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) will introduce its newest degree program in fall 2015, the Doctor of Science in Oriental Medicine (DSOM). The DSOM is an accredited, four-year professional doctoral program that integrates modern biomedical science into a comprehensive framework of ancient Chinese medical science and philosophy to achieve enhanced clinical outcomes for practitioners and patients.

National College of Natural Medicine to Offer Undergrad Degrees

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 26, 2015)—The National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) will begin offering undergraduate programs—a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. NCNM received approval to begin both programs in fall 2016 from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the regional accreditation agency for post-secondary educational institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

NCNM’s Food as Medicine Institute Symposium Slated for March 28-29

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 11, 2015)— The Food as Medicine Institute at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) will host its second annual Food As Medicine Symposium, which will offer continuing education lectures for healthcare providers and classes for the public. The symposium will also be a focal point and gathering for local businesses and organizations dedicated to improving access to natural and healthy foods for everyone.