Jessica Nagelkirk, ND

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jessica Nagelkirk intertwines evidence-based medicine, conventional medicine and mind-body medicine to create an individualized treatment approach to address each of her patient’s unique needs. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, for virtually any medical complaint. Areas of particular interest include pediatrics, women’s health, mental health, endocrinology and cardiopulmonary medicine; and she offers intravenous nutritional therapy with an advanced certification in IV chelation.

As a full-time faculty member at NUNM, Dr. Nagelkirk supervises medical interns and residents at NUNM Health Centers and Pacific University Psychology Clinic. In addition, she teaches courses in mental health, structure and function, cardiopulmonary medicine, nutrition and diabetes; and also functions as the course director for the psychiatric department within NUNM.

Dr. Nagelkirk received her bachelor’s degree in general science from the University of Oregon and graduated from National College of Natural Medicine with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. After completion of medical school, she completed a three-year residency in naturopathic family medicine at NCNM.

In addition to seeing patients at NUNM Health Centers, Dr. Nagelkirk also practices as a primary care provider in a multidisciplinary medical clinic. When she’s not teaching or seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with her family, participating in outdoor activities, yoga and meditation, and traveling.


  • PSU522 Psychological Diagnosis
  • BAS5111L Clinical Anatomy Lab CLS6220 Cardiology & Pulmonary lecture, lab and tutorial
  • THR5120T Intro to Therapeutic Modalities
  • Diabetes elective