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.
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.
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.
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.
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.