About NCNM

National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and training.

Our exceptional graduate programs in naturopathic medicine, classical Chinese medicine, integrative medicine research, integrative mental health, global health and nutrition blend ancient healing wisdom with modern science in challenging curricula.

NCNM’s natural medicine clinics and acclaimed Helfgott Research Institute are also central to the student experience.

About Portland

NCNM is located in Portland, Oregon, a haven for those seeking well–being, community, culture and natural beauty—an ideal place to study natural medicine. Learn more about living in Portland.


NCNM alum Emily Hedberg Hanger, MSOM, is  in the Stauton, Virginia Gannet paper, “Healing Mind and Body with Ancient Chinese Philosophy.”

NCNM Dean of Research, Dr. Heather Zwickey, presents online address: “Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease.”

The PBJ’s Health Care Inc. NW column reports “Portland’s College of Natural Medicine Gets Primary Care Cred.”