In Memoriam: Brian MacCoy

Brian MacCoy, ND
Class of 1976
Dr. Brian MacCoy died peacefully in his sleep on April 16, 2011. Prior to completing his medical studies at NUNM, Dr. MacCoy received an “Appointment at Large” from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and completed the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program. His many professional affiliations included nearly 30 years of service on the board of the Occidental Institute Research Foundation—last serving as the foundation’s medical director. Additionally, Dr. MacCoy was strongly committed to the welfare of youth, proudly volunteering with the Portland Teen Challenge and serving on the board of the North Star Child Development Center in Coeur d’Alene. His tagline on Twitter was “Helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary health results.”