Press Releases

NUNM President David Schleich Announces Plans to Retire

Sep 6, 2018 — PORTLAND, Oregon (Sept. 6, 2018) — National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) President David J. Schleich, PhD, has announced his plans to retire July 1, 2019. During his tenure, NUNM has undergone a period of growth and transformational change, becoming one of the nation’s foremost leaders in integrative natural medicine education, clinical care and research. …

Rachael Allen Named Dean of Students

Mar 19, 2018NUNM Names Rachael Allen Dean of Students: Allen has more than 15 years of leadership experience in higher education administration and student affairs.

NUNM Food as Medicine Institute Partners with Saint Luke’s Hospital

Dec 8, 2017 — Food as Medicine Everyday Workshops Slated for Kansas City in February National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) today announced it has formed an educational partnership with Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, to collaborate in the delivery of clinical and community education nutrition workshops and research in the Midwest. The Food as Medicine Institute …

Dr. Charles Kunert Named Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Nov 29, 2017 — PORTLAND, Oregon (Nov. 29, 2017) — Educator and scientist Charles Kunert, PhD, MS, has been named dean of the School of Graduate Studies at NUNM. He will oversee all facets of the development, implementation and delivery of NUNM’s on-campus and online graduate degree programs. He replaces Heather Zwickey, PhD, who is resigning to pursue business …

Dr. Ryan Bradley Named Director of Helfgott Research Institute

Nov 21, 2017 — Portland, Oregon (Nov. 21, 2017) Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH, has been appointed director of NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute, with responsibility for the continuing development, implementation and delivery of all research projects and activities within the university. Bradley joined NUNM in 2014 as assistant director of NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute and associate professor of nutrition and …

NUNM Names New Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

Aug 17, 2017 — PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2017) — National University of Natural Medicine has appointed Glenn C. Smith, EdD, to the position of associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. Smith is a college administrator and educator with more than 30 years of experience, marked by progressively increased responsibility in positions dedicated to student …

NUNM Names New ND Leadership: Shehab El-Hashemy, ND

Jul 25, 2017 — PORTLAND, Ore. (July 25, 2017)—National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), the oldest accredited university of naturopathic medicine in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and training, has appointed Shehab El-Hashemy (pronounced Sheh-HAHB El-hah-SHEH-me), ND, dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. El-Hashemy is an experienced naturopathic academic administrator, associate professor and …