New Leadership in the School of Graduate Studies

PORTLAND, Oregon (Oct. 19, 2017) NUNM proudly announces two new Chairs in the School of Graduate Studies. Doug Hanes, Ph.D., has assumed leadership as the Chair of the Master of Science of Integrative Medicine Research program. Dr. Hanes completed a Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Michigan in 1999. Before joining NUNM, he served …

Oct. 11, 2017 | American Association of Naturopathic Medical Colleges

A story by the AANMC in celebration of Naturopathic Medicine Week highlights NUNM’s naturopathic medical training. In “Professionalism in Naturopathic Medicine – Training at NUNM,” the concept of professionalism is presented as an integral and measurable part of NUNM’s naturopathic education and clinical training.

July 13, 2017 | Practice Innovations

The article, “Disruptive Change and Health Service Psychology Transform a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Clinic” was included in the quarterly publication of the American Psychological Association. The article showcases the successful integrative partnership forged between NUNM Health Centers with the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinics at Pacific University, which is helping patients and training …

June/July 2017 | Natural Practitioner Magazine

“OHA Awards $1.9 Million for Children’s Services Health Services,” features the grant Virginia Garcia. NUNM and Neighborhood Health Center received to provide safety-net services to uninsured kids in the region.

June 29, 2017 | Portland Tribune

The Portland Tribune asks, “Is 90 the new 70?” NUNM takes a little bow on behalf of its Geezer Gallery and Lead Gerontologist Amy Henderson.

2017 Commencement Speakers Include Renowned Editor, Herbalist Pioneer, Top Students

Rosemary Gladstar

Honorary Degrees Jonathan Collin, MD, is this year’s commencement keynote speaker and recipient of an honorary Doctor of Letters degree (Litt D) in recognition of the outstanding contribution he has made through his work as founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Townsend Letter. The magazine, which has been published since 1983, is recognized as an …

Alumna Raye Oristano Selected as Mount Sinai Acupuncture Fellow

Rachel Oristano

Rachel (Raye) Oristano, ND, DSOM (’16), has been accepted into the Mount Sinai Acupuncture Fellowship Program, Department of Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Oristano will provide acupuncture to inpatients at Mount Sinai and work toward developing a research topic or presentation during her 12-month program. The program is directed …

Eric Grey Elected to Board of Oregon Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Eric Grey, MSOM (’09), adjunct faculty member in the College of Classical Chinese Medicine, was elected to the board of directors for the Oregon Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM). Grey also reports that his paper, “The East Asian Medicine Profession at the Ends of Earth” was accepted for presentation at the esteemed Society …

High Fidelity “Patients” Help Cardio Students

Talk about hands-on learning. A group of 76 second-year ND students in last term’s Cardiology and Pulmonary class got to experience realistic cardiac patients, thanks to a visit to OHSU simulation center. The class is the first to go through NUNM’s revised block curriculum, and the first to visit the OHSU sim lab. While the …

Spring 2017 Psoriasis Advance Magazine

Roger Batchelor, DAOM, LAc, associate professor of acupuncture in the classical Chinese Medicine program at NUNM, talks about the benefits of acupuncture for treating psoriasis in an article titled “Treat your Total Self,” in the Spring 2017 issue of Psoriasis Advance magazine, the magazine of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

2017 Tip Top Conference

Saturday, April 15 @ NUNM: Practitioner success stories. Business plan pitch off. Free headshots for your promotions. Workshops on advanced degrees and medical malpractice. It’s all at this year’s free Tip Top business and career info event. Students and alumni are invited! Register Today!

March 27, 2017 | KGW-TV

NUNM adjunct faculty member Cory Szybala, ND was on KGW TV’s “Portland Today” to talk about the benefits of the Whole30 elimination diet.

March 27, 2017 | Governor Appoints Regina Dehen to State Committee

Chief Medical Officer Regina Dehen, ND (’96), has been appointed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to the state Medicaid Advisory Committee (MAC). Dr. Dehen’s term runs until Nov. 30, 2018. The MAC is responsible for developing and advising policy recommendations at the request of the governor, the Legislature and the Oregon Health Authority. The committee …

Whole Family Finds Care at Beaverton Health Center

Kiran Rajput first came to the NUNM Health Center in Beaverton to get a work-related vaccination. Impressed with her experience, she then sought help for her husband Rajesh’s persistent high blood pressure. His treatments went so well that visits have become a family affair. Both parents get health care advice and treatment at the clinic, …

Feb. 21, 2017 | Azure Standard

“What is a Healthy Detox Diet and How is it Best Used?” is an interview with NUNM Health Center Attending Physician Dr. Cesilie Cocks. Eliminating foods and changing our diets to healthy foods can be life-affirming. Dr. Cocks gives us a number of tips about detoxing.

Feb. 22, 2017 | CBS News–KCAL2

NUNM and our Food as Medicine Symposium received made national TV coverage: “Some doctors prescribe food instead of pills to treat certain patients.” The CBS news segment, by reporter Jennifer Kastner, focused on MDs beginning to advise patients about healthy eating and nutrition. The segment spotlights the university’s recent FAMI conference and its appeal to …

February/March 2017 | The Townsend Letter

Sussanna Czeranko, ND, won the first place (and the cover of the magazine) this year in Townsend’s ” Best of Naturopathic Medicine”awards for her article, “Peloids: A New Old Medical Marvel.” Dr. Czeranko is NUNM Rare Book Room Curator, author and editor of 12-volume collection from the Benedict Lust journals: The Hevert Collection: In Their …

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 …

February 2017 | Acupuncture Today

NUNM’s Chinese medicine residency program, the only one in the U.S., lands on the front page of this leading AOM journal: “AOM Residency at NUNM.” The article, written by NUNM’s Residency Director Lauri Elizabeth, MAc (’15), and Assistant Professor David Berkshire, LAc, calls for the support of a national program that would promote and ensure …

Jan. 28, 2017 | AANMC

NUNM is celebrated, past, present and future: “The ‘Mothership’ of Naturopathic Medical Schools Still Going Strong.”

Jan. 8, 2017 | The Boston Globe

NUNM Alumna Dr. Amy Rothenberg contributed this timely editorial piece: “Naturopathic Medicine is good for Massachusetts.”