Dr. Chelsie Falk, a native Oregonian, earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from NCNM (now NUNM) in 2013. In addition to her teaching role, Dr. Falk is also a freelance medical writer with a focus on basic health and medical education. Her particular emphasis is in nutrition and prevention of chronic disease. Dr. Falk’s commitment to preventive medicine goes hand-in-hand with her love of nutrition and cooking, and she is passionate about teaching them in tandem.
Dr. Falk attended the University of Oregon, where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology focusing on ecology and evolution. While completing her undergraduate studies, she did field research on the conservation efforts in the Ecuadorian rainforest, the Galapagos Islands, New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. Before coming to NUNM, Dr. Falk coordinated pharmaceutical research studies and worked as an analytical chemist and senior microbiologist for an environmental laboratory.