Gemma CoronelMedical Resident
Dr. Gemma Coronel is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NUNM. She graduated from NUNM in 2022 with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Coronel earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at University of California Santa Cruz.
During her training at NUNM, Dr. Coronel completed rotations in primary care, community clinics, women’s health, and IV therapy. Her passions include optimizing equitable access to care and empowering patients to play an active role in their healing. She loves to incorporate manual therapies, herbs, and culturally relevant nutrition into her treatments.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Coronel enjoys crafting, baking, and cooking for friends/family. When not in the clinic she can be found exploring beaches or hanging out with her hedgehog.
Nozomi GonzalezMedical Resident
Dr. Nozomi Gonzalez is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NUNM. She graduated from NUNM in 2022 with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Prior to attending medical school, she received her B.A. in International Studies with a focus on Global Health and Environment from the University of Michigan.
During her training at NUNM, Dr. Gonzalez completed rotations focused on primary care, IV therapy, cardiology, and community medicine. She is passionate about providing care to underserved populations and volunteered extensively throughout her school career. She has particular interest in utilizing naturopathic principles to improve community and public health. Her therapeutic approach focuses on constructing approachable lifestyle changes and supporting patients with the many tools of naturopathic medicine when indicated.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Gonzalez’s interests include dancing, cooking (and eating), and exploring Portland with her friends and partner.
Rachel KellyMedical Resident
Dr. Rachel Kelly is currently completing her first year of residency at NUNM. She graduated from NUNM in 2022 after completing her undergraduate degree at Oregon State University, where she majored in Nutrition and received a minor in Spanish.
While in medical school she worked as a personal trainer and water aerobics instructor, and has a particular interest in orthopedics, physical medicine, and joint injections. She is currently completing additional training in musculoskeletal ultrasound. Dr. Kelly’s clinical education also included rotations in cardiology, minor surgery, primary care, and IV therapy.
Outside of the clinic Dr. Kelly dedicates time going to the gym and painting. She is originally from Gladstone, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Tara ZwickerMedical Resident
Dr. Tara Zwicker is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NUNM. She graduated with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2022. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Zwicker earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Wilfrid Laurier University near Toronto, Canada, where she is proudly from.
Dr. Zwicker’s clinical interests include vitalism, anthroposophic medicine, lifestyle medicine and homeopathy. She has completed a certification in clinical homeopathy from the Center for Education and Development of Clinical Homeopathy. Additionally, she has served on the Naturopathic Medical Student Association board at the international level and is passionate about educating students and patients alike in the art of natural medicine. She enjoys using her curiosity to delve into a variety of medical conditions and is an ally for all patients.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Zwicker is a fan of handcrafting everything from cosmetics to rugs, pursuing various art forms, cycling and being her authentic goofy self as an improv actor.
Dr. Girija BhonsleMedical Resident
Dr. Girija Bhonsle is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her second year of residency at the National University of Natural Medicine. She received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine in 2021 from NUNM. She earned her BA in Neurobiology and Psychology from Boston University. She subsequently worked as a pulmonary function technologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical research coordinator at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Dr. Bhonsle’s clinical education focused on evidence-based, integrative primary care. She completed additional rotations in pediatrics and mental health with an emphasis on disordered eating in children and young adults. She is passionate about delivering non-judgmental, culturally competent health care by creating a doctor-patient relationship built upon mutual respect and trust. She believes in creating an individualized, collaborative care plan utilizing an entire array of treatment modalities from herbal formulas to pharmaceuticals.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Bhonsle enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and family, exploring museums, watching movies and historical documentaries, or curling up with a good mystery novel and one (or more) of her 3 cats.
Dr. Taylor BohamMedical Resident
Dr. Taylor Boham is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her second year of residency. She graduated with high honors from NUNM in 2021 with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and holds a certification in Pelvic Floor Therapy. Her clinical interests include primary care, women’s health, sex education, infertility, and endocrinology. Her medical training focused on primary care and was supplemented by preceptor experiences including labor and delivery and postpartum care (midwifery), pediatrics, dermatology, reproductive endocrinology, and more.
Prior to medical school, she majored in Biology and double minored in Chemistry and Religion at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she received her Bachelor’s degree. During her time there, she was involved in athletics, pedagogic research, and was the president of a nonprofit organization that aimed to improve afterschool experiences for under-resourced communities. Her love for teaching and education makes “docere” her favorite naturopathic principle.
When Dr. Boham is not in the clinic, she enjoys reading, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr. Kristen KellyMedical Resident
Dr. Kristen Kelly is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her second year of residency at NUNM. She graduated with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University in 2020. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Kelly earned her Master of Science in Sustainable Development at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark as well as her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Kelly’s clinical education focused on primary care as well as gastroenterology/digestive health, endocrine disorders, neurology, and oncology. She has completed additional training in craniosacral therapy and visceral manipulation. Dr. Kelly is passionate about patient-centered care as well as evidence-based medicine.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Kelly can be found outside running, hiking, and/or exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Dr. Malina MontenegroMedical Resident
Dr. Malina Montenegro is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her second year of residency at NUNM. She graduated from NUNM in 2021 with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. During medical school, she received her massage therapy license through NUNM and the Oregon School of Massage. Prior to medical school, Dr. Montenegro received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
As a medical student, Dr. Montenegro’s clinical rotations were predominantly focused on primary care, women’s health, LGBTQ+ care, and IV therapy. Her therapeutic approach combines supporting patients with nature cure, botanical medicine, and bodywork such as craniosacral and pelvic floor therapy.
In her free time, Dr. Montenegro enjoys going on adventures with her partner, rock climbing, hiking, sewing, and doing puzzles while listening to all the audiobooks.