Masters in Nutrition Grads Start Wellness Company

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Jul 10, 2019 — From cooking classes to nutritional meal planning, grocery shopping, health coaching and a community based membership program, our masters in nutrition graduates, Charlotte Christensen, MScN ’18, and Alexander Bear, MScN ’19, are doing it all in their new company RootedRvA! They approach nutrition and wellness with a seasonal mindset and implore their clients to do …

Naturopathic Medicine’s Impact on Portland’s Underserved Communities

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Jul 9, 2019 — The Institute for Natural Medicine has highlighted NUNM’s associate dean of clinical education, Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND, and her passion for serving the underserved populations in Portland. Dr. Baldwin-Sayre has been working with Portland’s disadvantaged communities since her internship at Outside In, a local homeless youth organization. Since running NUNM’s Lair Hill health center, she has …

The Sacred in Chinese Medicine

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Jul 8, 2019 — What does the sacred have to do with Chinese Medicine? Can we approach our work, recognizing in it an expression of nature’s principles at work, and in that sense, sacred? Can we act as if the hand of the sacred is in fact in all things? Thich Nhat Hanh speaks of walking in such a …

Heiner Fruehauf’s Introduction to Liu Lihong’s book, Classical Chinese Medicine

Jul 1, 2019 — (Continued from here) Buy your copy of Classical Chinese Medicine We live at a most interesting point in history when pioneering scholars are actively exploring a more unbiased look at “the Other,” arguably a prerequisite for all endeavors of true science and informed integration. It is one of the unfortunate characteristics of humanity that we …

Perspectives On “TCM” and Classical Chinese Medicine—A Comparative Outlook

Jun 24, 2019 — Heiner Fruehauf, founder of the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at NUNM has written the introduction to Liu Lihong’s book, Classical Chinese Medicine, which represents the culmination of a 10 year project that Heiner has been overseeing. This influential book has been translated into English and communicates what is so unique and special about the …

Integrative Health Science Capstone Projects

Jun 19, 2019 — The NUNM undergraduate capstone is a multifaceted assignment that serves as a culminating academic and intellectual experience, serving as a representation of the student’s journey through the Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health Sciences program at NUNM. Students pursue a self-directed project or inquiry of their choice, thus providing an excellent an opportunity to combine academic achievement with real-world application. Capstone projects take many different forms, but all students produce a final product which demonstrates learning acquisition or conclusions and reflecting a deep understanding of the topic.

Undergraduate Nutrition Capstone Projects

The NUNM undergraduate capstone is a multifaceted assignment that serves as a culminating academic and intellectual experience, serving as a representation of the student’s journey through the bachelor’s degree program at NUNM. Students pursued a self-directed project or inquiry of their choice, thus providing an excellent an opportunity to combine academic achievement with real-world application. Capstone projects take many different forms, but all produced a final product which demonstrates learning acquisition or conclusions and reflecting a deep understanding of the topic.

The Good Vices Book

Jun 13, 2019 — Alum, Harry Ofgang, ND (’81), has co-authored a book with his brother Erik Ofgang about “the surprising truth about what’s actually good for you.” With over 35 years as a naturopathic doctor, Harry has seen a lot of anxiety and worry from his patients about their health. He says “all that worry costs us dearly …

Rohypnol The Date Rape Drug

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Jun 4, 2019 — NUNM students have many opportunities to explore topics, research and areas of practice that interest them. From broad elective choices to research study participation and self study, our students choose the doctor they want to become. Christina Baghdanov, naturopathic doctoral student, shares her research on Rohypnol, and what to do if you or someone you …

Healing a Candida Overgrowth Naturally

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Jun 3, 2019 — NUNM students have many opportunities to explore topics, research and areas of practice that interest them. From broad elective choices to research study participation and self study, our students choose the doctor they want to become. Rachel Peterson, naturopathic doctoral student, shares her research and perspectives on the healing candida or a yeast infection with …