Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN

  • College of Naturopathic Medicine

Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN is the Dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine, at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the naturopathic program including development, delivery and assessment.

Dr. Henriksen graduated from NCNM’s Naturopathic and Chinese medicine programs in 2005 and then completed two years of residency. Following residency, her private practice focused on women’s health and prenatal care. She further diversified her education by obtaining a Master of Nursing degree in 2009 from Oregon Health & Science University.

In addition to her current administrative duties, Dr. Henriksen is a practicing clinician and directly oversees student clinic shifts. Outside of NUNM, Dr. Henriksen works at a national level to improve medical education though her involvement in accreditation and by leading a profession wide competency development for naturopathic medicine. She is passionate about integrative healthcare, collaborative medicine and evidence informed practice.

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  • Title
    Dean
  • Focus
    Women's Health & Prenatal Care
  • Education
    • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, MSOM, 2005
    • Oregon Health & Science University, CNM, 2009
  • Office Phone
    503.552.1848
  • Email
  • Courses
    • CLE 811–Clinic Primary Rotation
    • CLE 709–Clinic Secondary Rotation