Patch Adams Shares Vision of Health Care with NCNM

Feb 13, 2009 — PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 10, 2009)—National College of Natural Medicine President David J. Schleich, PhD, announced today that Patch Adams, MD, social activist and professional clown, will present his unique and compassionate model of health care on Feb. 22 to students and faculty of National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and Oregon Health & Science University on the NCNM campus.

NCNM Campus Expansion Update – Feb. 5, 2009

Feb 5, 2009 — While there are promising signs on the distant horizon, the state of our economy is no small matter. It continues to have a major impact on all of us. Recently Dr. Schleich explained that while NCNM is financially sound, the unanticipated weak economic climate has impacted our budget projections, creating a cash-flow crunch. Declining quarterly revenues—clinic visits, CE classes and charitable donations—have caused some cost-cutting measures in a number of areas, including personnel changes.

January 7, 2009 | Spa Magazine

Jan 7, 2009 — Plant Prescriptions: plant-based natural remedies can sometimes be just as effective as pharmaceuticals. Dr. Jill Stanard, NCNM clinic director, gives suggestions for natural alternatives and how to use them.

NCNM Hosts International Medical Scholar in Speaker Series

Oct 24, 2008 — PORTLAND, Ore. (October 22, 2008)—Shaul Sukenik, M.D., head of Internal Medicine and a specialist in rheumatology and at Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Shiva, Israel, will present a lecture at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) Oct. 27 on the Dead Sea and the healing properties of its mineral rich waters. Dr. Sukenik is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of balneotherapy, also called “water cure,” the medically therapeutic use of natural mineral water and mudpacks for the beneficial treatment of asthma, arthritis and other diseases.

October 1, 2008 | Portland Business Journal

Oct 1, 2008 — Natural medicine school expanding. The National College of Natural Medicine announced it is purchasing three buildings that will add one-third more space to its operations.

NCNM to Expand Portland Campus

PORTLAND, Ore. (October 1, 2008)—National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) announced today that it completed negotiations with Andrew and Deborah Davis of Portland for the purchase of three office buildings on 1.5 acres of land adjacent to the NCNM campus and a quarter-acre lot across from the property. NCNM is located near the South Waterfront in an urban renewal area that the Portland Development Commission refers to as “the Educational Triangle,” between OHSU and Portland State University. The new buildings will consolidate NCNM’s two primary teaching clinics now located some distance from the campus. Property renovation and groundbreaking are anticipated to begin at the end of October following the due diligence period, with a completion date of December 2009.