Press Releases

A Loss to the NCNM Community: Dr. David Howard

Mar 2, 2016 — PORTLAND, Ore (March 2, 2016)–It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of David Howard, PhD, a member of the faculty of the School of Research & Graduate Studies, an empathetic and beloved student mentor, a wise teacher, an inveterate aficionado of the arts, a practitioner of loving kindness, a …

NCNM’s Food as Medicine Institute Symposium Feb. 13-14

Feb 4, 2016 — PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 3, 2016)—The Food as Medicine Institute at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) will host its third annual Food As Medicine Symposium on Feb.13-14, offering continuing education lectures for healthcare providers and seminars for the general public.

NCNM Beaverton Clinic Holds Free Vaccine Event Jan. 30

Jan 20, 2016 — PORTLAND, Oregon (Jan. 20, 2016) —“Vaccines for Children,” will feature free vaccines for uninsured, Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid patients through 18 years of age, January 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) Beaverton Clinic. The event is intended to help parents prepare for Oregon’s School Exclusion Day Feb. 18.

Banking Executive Jodi Delahunt Hubbell Joins NCNM Board

Dec 21, 2015 — 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

Dec 9, 2015 — 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

Nov 13, 2015 — 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

Aug 26, 2015 — 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

Aug 14, 2015 — 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

Jul 16, 2015 — 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

Jul 14, 2015 — 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 …