All Faculty

Karissa Bent, Nutrition Internship Coordinator


  • University of Portland, BA in Education

Nora Aaron, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2009

Alexandra Adams, MEd


  • DePaul University, MEd

Joel P. Agresta, PT, DC, CCSP®


  • Western States Chiropractic College, DC, 1983

David Allderdice, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2008

Satya Ambrose, ND, LAc


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1989
  • New England School of Acupuncture, MAc, MAOM, 1977, 1979

Tammy Ashney, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2009

Amy Bader, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2000

Laura Baffes, DC


  • National College of Chiropractic, DC, 1992

Deah Baird, ND


  • Bastyr University, ND, 1994;
  • Portland State University, MS, 2008

Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2004

Adam Baratta, MScN


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MScN, 2015

Krista Barlow, MScN


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MScN. 2015
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Certified Holistic Health Coach, 2013
  • Portland State University, BS in Public Health, 2010

Richard Barrett, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1986

Karima Bassalé, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2011

Roger Batchelor, DAOM. LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, DAOM, 2005

Paul D. Bellis, LAc


  • Yo San University, MAcTCM, 2000

Adam Benjamin, LCSW


  • University of Iowa, PhD, 2007;
  • Portland State University, MSW, 2011

Anne-Marie Benjamin, LPC


  • Naropa University, MA, 1997

David Berkshire, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 2001

Alicia Bigelow, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2004

Nathaniel Bingham, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2013

Eric Blake, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 2004

John Blank, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1991

Leslie Bottomly, JD

Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH


  • University of Washington, MPH, 2009
  • Bastyr University, ND, 2003

Julie Briley, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND

Meghan Brinson, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2010

John Brons, PhD, LAc


  • UCLA, PhD, 1978
  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1993

Jennifer Brusewitz, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2000

Aaron Campbell, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2002

Laurent Chaix, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1995

Ryan Chamberlin, DO


  • Western University of Health Sciences, DO, 1995

Lauren Chandler, MSW


  • Portland State University, MSW, 2007
  • Natural Gourmet Institute, Culinary Arts Diploma, 2001

Loch Chandler, ND, MPH


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND & MSOM, 2001
  • Portland State University, MPA-HA, 2014

Xiaoli Chen, LAc


  • Chengdu University of TCM, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China), 1987, 1994.

Dulcinea Childs, MSN


  • University of Alabama, MSN, 2015

Edward Chiu, DAOM, LAc


  • DAOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2007
  • MAc, New England School of Acupuncture, 1999

Ericha Clare, ND, MAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2007
  • National College of Natural Medicine, MAc, 2008
  • Portland State University, BS in Biochemistry, 1998

Jim Cleaver, LAc


  • Five Branches Institute, Diploma in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Herbology, 1987

Mallory Cochrane, MS


  • Marylhurst University, MS, 2015

Cesilie Cocks, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2014

Elizabeth Collins, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1996

Stephanie Culver, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2014

Bracey Dangerfield, PhD


  • Maharishi International University, PhD, 1992

Catherine Darley, ND


  • Bastyr University, ND, 2002

Elizabeth Davidson, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2012

Andrea DeBarber, PhD


  • University of Newcastle, PhD, Chemistry, 1997

Daniel DeLapp, ND, MAcOM, DC


  • Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, DC, 1986; Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1996; National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997

Regina Dehen, ND, MAcOM


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997
  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1995

Andrea Del-Olmo, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2013

Lysanji Edson, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1996

Samantha Ellis, MScN


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MScN, 2015
  • University of California, Irvine, BA, Psychology & Social Behavior, 2011

Durr Elmore, DC, ND


  • Western States Chiropractic College, DC, 1984
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1984
  • MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004

Andrew Erlandsen, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2011
  • University of Maine, BS Food Science & Nutrition

Maleah Ermac, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2010

Sheryl Estlund, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2003

Chelsie Falk, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2013
  • University of Oregon, BS Biology, 2005

Dawson A. Farr, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine: ND, 2002

Christie Fleetwood, ND, RPh


  • Bastyr University, ND, 2004
  • BS, Pharmacy, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, 1988

William Frazier, LAc


  • Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, MA, 2001

David Frierman, LAc


  • San Francisco College of Acupuncture, Certificate of Completion, 1989

Heiner Fruehauf, PhD, LAc


  • University of Chicago, PhD, 1990
  • San Francisco College of Acupuncture, Certificate of Completion, 1989

Leslie Fuller, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2009

Melissa Gard, PhD


  • University of Kansas, PhD Behavioral Psychology

Steve Gardner, ND, DC


  • Western States Chiropractic College, DC, 1977; National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1994

Jennifer Gibbons, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1998

Sara Gilham, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2011

Michael Givens, LAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM, 2009
  • St. John's College, MA, Classical Eastern Literature, 2003

Ken Glowacki, LAc


  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, MSTOM, 2002
  • Monterey Institute of International Studies, MA in Education, 1996

Megan Golani, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2012

Ellen Goldsmith, LAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM, 1999

Mary Grabowska, ND, MAcOM


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1994
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1993

Alena Guggenheim, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2007

Margaret Hammitt-McDonald, ND, PhD


  • National College of Natural Medicine ND, MSOM, 2007
  • City University of New York, PhD, 1997
  • Fordham Graduate School of Education, MAT, 1990

Douglas Hanes, PhD


  • University of Michigan: PhD, Mathematics, 1999

Anna Hawkins, LMFT


  • Goddard College, MA, 2006;
  • California Institute of Integral Studies, MA, 2011.

Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 2005
  • Oregon Health & Science University, CNM, 2009

Wendy Hodsdon, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2004

Brenda Hood, PhD, LAc


  • Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Bachelor of Chinese Medicine, 1999
  • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China, PhD, 2006
  • Post-doctoral appointment at Guangzhou University, 2010

Tim Irving, DC


  • Western States Chiropractic College, DC, 2005
  • University of Bridgeport, MS, 2009

Yuki Itaya, LAc


  • Emperor's College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MSOM, 2006

Pamela Jeanne, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1990

Clyde Jensen, PhD


  • University of North Dakota, PhD, 1974

Keivan Jinnah, ND, MSOM


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, MSOM, 1998

Zeenia Junkeer, ND


  • Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2010

Paul Kalnins, ND, LAc


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 1998

Sonia Kapur, PhD


  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India, PhD Molecular Biochemistry, 1994
  • Panjab University Chandigarh, India, MSc (Hons.). Biochemistry, 1986

Thomas Karnes, J.D


  • Lewis & Clark College, J.D, 2008

Pik Shan Ko


  • 5th Generation Lineage Holder, Kwong Sai Jook Lum Temple Praying Mantis School, Hong Kong, 1967

Rosetta Koach, LMT


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2004

Brittany Kolluru, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2010

Dohn R. Kruschwitz, ND


  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, MD, 1966
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997

Kendal Kubitz, IRB Liaison & Kitchen Manager


  • University of New Hampshire, BS Biochemistry

Manfred Kubny, PhD


  • Ludwig-Maximilian University, Germany, Ph.D. in Sinology, 1994

Joon Hee Lee, DAOM, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, DAOM, 2011
  • Samra University, Los Angeles, MSOM, 2004

Charles Rothschild Lev, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1998

Andrew Litchy, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2011

Gwen LoVetere, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1994

Richard Lok, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2009

Neil Mages, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2001

Steven Marsden, ND, MSOM


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 1999

Gaia J. Mather, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1990

Siobhan Maty, PhD, Chair of MScGH


  • University of Michigan, PhD, 2002
  • Johns Hopkins University, MPH, 1996

Corey McAuliffe, MPH


  • Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, MPH, 2011

Meredith McClanen, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2006

Elizabeth McGlasson, MPH


  • Portland State University, MPH, 2009

Jacqui McGrath, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine ND
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, BA.

Bryan McMahon, LAc


  • Beijing University of Chinese Medicine: Dip.O.M., 2010

Michael McMahon, LAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MAc, 2011

Laurie Menk Otto, ND, MPH


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2007
  • University of Arizona, MPH, 2011

Kate Miller, MSOM


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM, 2005

Margaret Mills, MScN


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MS, Nutrition, 2016
  • University of Tulsa, BA, Psychology, 2000

Martin Milner, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1983

Jessica Montgomery, MSW


  • Portland State University, MSW, 1993

Glen Nagel, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1993

Jessica Nagelkirk, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2012

Carolyn Nygaard, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2009

Erica Oberg, ND, MPH


  • Bastyr University, ND, 2003
  • University of Washington, MPH

Cita Oudijk, MAcOM


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 1998

Tabatha Parker, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2004

Karin Parramore, MSOM


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM, 2012

Andrea Partel, ND, LAc


  • Bastyr University, ND, MSA, 2009

Katherine Patterson, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2010

Heidi Peterson, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1999
  • Northwestern University, MS, 1993

Camella Potter, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2012

Zoe Presley, LPC, CADC 1


  • Pacifica Graduate Institute, MA, 2010

Corey Pressman, MA


  • Washington State University, MA Anthropology, 1994

Youping Qin, LAc


  • Chengdu University of TCM, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China), 1999, 2002

Bob Quinn, DAOM, LAc


  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, DAOM, 1998, 2008

Savita Rajurkar, MD, PhD, ND (India)


  • Tilak Maharashtra University, Doctor of Philosophy in Ayurveda (India), 2007; Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Doctor of Medicine in Alternative Medicines (India), 2000;
  • College Of Naturopathy, Post Graduate Diploma in Naturopathy (India), 1996

Laurie Regan, ND, PhD


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997
  • Harvard University, PhD, 1991

Lisa Regan-Vienop, MPH


  • Tulane University: MPH in Health Communication and Education

Kimi Reid, AS


  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School, AS

David Riley, MD


  • University of Utah Medical School, MD, 1983

Phyllecia Rommel

Paul Rosenberg


  • Portland State University, BA Asian Studies

Ian Rubin, CPT, CHC


  • Goddard College, MA, 2006;
  • Portland State University, BA, 1997

Jennifer J. Ryan, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 2012
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, MS, 2013
  • University of New Hampshire, BS, 2001

Kayle Sandberg-Lewis, LMT


  • Goddard College, Master of Behavioral Medicine, 2000

Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND, DHANP


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1978

Gregory Sax, LAc


  • Brown University, BA, 1990
  • UCLA, MFA, 2000
  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM, 2010

Nancy Scarlett, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997

Laura Scher, Ed.M


  • Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M, 2012;
  • University of Redlands, B. A., 2006

Angela Senders, ND, MCR


  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Master of Science in Clinical Research, 2014
  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2005

Allison Siebecker, ND, LAc


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 2005

Daniel Silver, LAc


  • Five Branches Institute, MTCM, 2006

Julie Smircic, LCSW


  • Portland State University, MSW, 1997

Shawn Soszka, ND, LAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, MSOM,2001
  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2000

Amala Soumyanath, PhD


  • Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of London, PhD, 1987

Kevin Spelman, PhD


  • University of Exeter, England and University of North Carolina, Greensboro, PhD, 2009

Meghan Sperandeo-Fruge, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2013
  • McNeese State University, BS Science, Biological Sciences, 2003

Jill Stansbury, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1988

Tamara Staudt, ND, LAc


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, MSOM, 1998

Timothy D. Stecher, DC


  • Western States Chiropractic College, DC, 1996

Brandt Stickley, LAc


  • American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MSTCM, 2001

Cory Szybala, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2014
  • Indiana University Bloomington, BA, 2007

Lisa Taulbee, ND


  • National College o Natural Medicine, ND, 2010

Deanne Tibbitts, PhD


  • Oregon Health and Science University, PhD, Molecular and Medical Genetics, 2011

Kim Tippens, ND, MS, MPH


  • Bastyr University, ND, MSAOM, 2003
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, MPH, 2012

Krista Tricarico, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2005

Rebecca Tuttle, MD


  • Baylor College of Medicine: MD, 2012

Nicole Vasilevsky, PhD


  • Oregon Health Sciences University, PhD, 2009
  • Reed College, BA, 2000

Edythe Vickers, ND, LAc


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1987
  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Diploma, 1986

Thomas Walton, DC


  • University of Western States, DC, 2010

Gary Weiner, ND, LAc


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, MSOM, 2005
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997

Annastacia Weiss


  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Certificate: Holistic Health Coaching and Nutrition
  • Western Culinary Institute, Diploma of Culinary Arts

Ramona White, AAS


  • Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales, AAS, Colorado

Wendy Leigh White, ND


  • University of Bridgeport, ND, 2008
  • University of Bridgeport, MS-Human Nutrition, 2006
  • North Carolina State University, MS, 1997

Anna Wieman, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2011

Sabine Wilms, PhD


  • University of Arizona, MA, PhD, in East Asian Studies, 2002
  • University of Arizona, MA in Chinese Studies, 1992

Jenna Wilson Crain, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon, ND, 2013
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, 2006

Kimberly Windstar, MEd., ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1991
  • California State College, MEd, 1982

Jared Zeff, ND


  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1979

Guangying Zhou, LAc


  • Chengdu University of TCM, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China) 1999, 2002

Katherine Zieman, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 1993

Matthew S. Zorn, ND


  • National College of Natural Medicine, ND, 2002

Heather Zwickey, PhD


  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, PhD, Immunology & Microbiology, 1998