National College of Natural Medicine to Break Ground for New Clinic

Apr 27, 2009 — PORTLAND, Ore. (April 24, 2009)—National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) announced today that it has signed R&H Construction for a proposed renovation of property the college purchased for its new integrated medical clinic. Work on the new clinic site is slated to begin immediately.

NCNM Campus Update – April 15, 2009

Apr 15, 2009 — Here We Grow At long last, NCNM is moving ahead with the new clinic renovation project—this month! After reviewing several bids by local builders, general contractor R&H Construction was selected and will begin construction before month’s end. The build-out timeline is estimated at 16–18 weeks, with a completion date in late-August 2009.

Noted NIH Researcher Josephine Briggs to Speak at Portland Symposium

Apr 10, 2009 — PORTLAND, Ore. (April 10, 2009)—The 4th Annual Symposium for Portland-Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), hosted by a consortium of Portland medical schools including Oregon Health & Science University and National College of Natural Medicine, will feature Josephine P. Briggs, MD, director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), as its keynote speaker on Saturday, April 18 in OHSU Auditorium (Old Library).

NCNM Campus Update – March 5, 2009

Mar 5, 2009 — After the initial flurry of meetings to set campus expansion plans into motion comes the calm before the storm. Tear-down of old structures and renovating and building-out new ones will be happening before long. The apparent quiet taking place now contradicts what’s happening behind the scenes.

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.