Into the Future: NUNM White Coat Ceremony

Sep 20, 2018 — NUNM’s ND class of 2022 added a new piece to their wardrobes last Friday―the white coat. The white coat is a rite of passage at NUNM, as budding naturopathic students take the first step toward becoming NDs. Until the 19th century, physicians wore black clothing. Black was thought to be a formal color, worn by …

Portland Business Journal

Sep 12, 2018 — David Schleigh, NUNM’s President, retirement announcement was covered by the Portland Business Journal. Submit your application

Dr. Corina Dunlap, NUNM Alumna, is “Living the Dream”

Sep 11, 2018 — The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medicine Schools recently featured our alumna, Dr. Corina Dunlap. Dr. Dunlap chose NUNM “for its quality education in the heart of Portland” with access to “all of the community clinics,” which she believes “exposed [her] to a diverse demographic” of patients. Additionally, “the non-profit natural medicine research opportunities at Helfgott …

Oregon Grants Tuition Loans to NUNM Naturopathic Graduates

Long recognized by the State of Oregon for its programs and naturopathic doctors, NUNM is thrilled to be the recipient of the Scholars for a Healthy Oregon—Naturopathic Physicians Opportunities (SHONPO) Scholarship. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has awarded NUNM $250,000 in student scholarships through 2020, with the possibility of a renewal in funding. NUNM is …

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. …

Touch in Acupuncture Education

Aug 20, 2018 — Bob Quinn, DAOM, LAc, professor in the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at NUNM, shares his thoughts on the importance of developing the skill of touch. I’ve been rereading Deane Juhan’s book, Touched by the Goddess: The Physical, Psychological, & Spiritual Powers of Bodywork. What a title!! And what amazing writing. There is no one …

NUNM Goes to India

Aug 17, 2018 — The chair of NUNM’s new Ayurveda program, Savita Rajurkar, MD, PhD, ND (India), has been working quietly behind the scenes this summer with influential and prominent colleagues in India to provide an Ayurvedic curriculum and educational experience that is by far the very best Ayurvedic medicine program being offered in the United States. Dr. Rajuarkar …