NCNM & the News

Media coverage of the college, our alums and natural medicine stories making headlines.
The Office of Media Relations compiles news stories about NCNM; its students, faculty, administration and alumni. For more information, call our office at 503.552.1504.

May 27 2015 The Reflector

A story featuring NCNM alumni and NCNM student Kai Morrison reports that home birth is a popular, empowering option for many Clark County, Washington, moms. The two doctors say demand for home births is increasing in Southwest Washington.

May 20 2015 The Portland Business Journal

Reporter Elizabeth Hayes reports on NCNM grad, Dr. Erin Moore ('14), who survived the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal while she working in the remote village of Karmidanda: "A Portland naturopath's unexpected aid work in Nepal."

Dr. Moore has set up a a YouCaring page to support the people of the village

May 14 2015 Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
NCNM's Tabatha Parker, ND ('04) will receive an honorary degree at the CCNM commencement ceremony this month. Dr. Parker is co-chair of NCNM's Master of Science in Global Health program.
Apr 28 2015 Townsend Letter

Dr. Jonathan Collin, Townsend Letter publisher and editor, writes about his visit with NCNM President David J. Schleich and Dr. Sussanna Czeranko as they toured the NCNM campus.

Apr 17 2015 Portland Business Journal

NCNM President David J. Schleich is in the spotlight in the PBJ's full page Q&A interview, "Joy, creativity and red rice yeast."

Apr 16 2015 Patient Centered Primary Care Home Institute


Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Regina Dehen, posts an article about NCNM Clinic and team-based patient care for this medical organization dedicated to transforming patient primary care in Oregon: "Forming Meaningful and Engaging Teams: Keys to Success."

Apr 15 2015 Portland Business Journal

Healthcare reporter Elizabeth Hayes gives us a sneak preview of her interview with NCNM President, Dr. David J. Schleich in “ College of Natural Medicine’s chief on chronic disease, vaccinations and mainstream vs. natural medicine.” The entire interview will run in the April 17 issue of the paper.

Apr 15 2015 The Integrator Blog

NCNM's new undergrad program was covered in a number of blogs, including John Weeks' industry round-up: "Naturopathic Mothership NCNM to Add Bachelors' Programs to Expanding Graduate Offerings."

Mar 30 2015 Townsend Letter

Alumni Mark Davis snags more headlines with his groundbreaking work on fecal transplants and gut health.

Mar 30 2015 Townsend Letter

NCNM is covered in the magazine's "Best of Naturopathic Medicine" issue.

Mar 25 2015 The Reflector

The Battleground, Washington newspaper promotes NCNM faculty presenting at Clark College April 1: "Program asks Baby Boomers and Seniors: 'What does it mean to be healthy?'" Marcus Miller, ND, MD gives the keynote address and Shawnte Yates, ND, LAc, will also present at the event.

Mar 23 2015 The Columbian

In "Retirees Taking Control of Their Health," the Vancouver, Washington paper features a story about a symposium at Clark College on April 1 on Healthy Aging that features NCNM's associate professor Marcus Miller, ND, MD, as its keynote speaker on April 1. The symposium is targeting boomers, age 55 and above.

Mar 20 2015 Portland Business Journal

NCNM board director Mohan Nair is the subject of the paper's weekly Q&A in "This music man loves to innovate/ Cambia's Mohan Nair on startups, bagpipes and 'America's Got Talent.'"

Mar 13 2015 Portland Business Journal

NCNM has again been named in the Business Journal's Top Regional College and Universities list.

Mar 23 2015 The Integrator Blog

The Integrator Blog reports on NCNM's latest program: "New MS Integrative Mental Health Marks Further Evolution of the ND 'Mothership,' NCNM."

Mar 18 2015 PRWeb

The mindfulness research of NCNM's, Dr. Helané Wahbeh ('02), also an assistant professor at OHSU, receives notice in "Study Finds Adults Prefer to Learn Mindfulness Training Online." 

Mar 18 2015 The Southwest Community Connection

The Lake Oswego paper reports that NCNM looks to the SW Corridor Plan for safe crossing options in: "Route proposal would allow better access to NCNM campus."

Feb 19 2015 Portland Tribune

Dr. Amy Bader, a member of the NCNM clinical faculty, advises readers that "Staying Active is Key to Managing Diabetes" in the weekly paper's health section.

Feb 19 2015 Natural Practitioner

Natural Practitioner magazine reports that NCNM’s past Dean of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Rita Bettenburg, was awarded the prestigious 2014 Living Legend award.

Feb 13 2015 Metro News

Metro News posts story on NCNM and the Southwest Corridor Plan: "Island no more? NCNM seeks to reconnect with South Portland neighborhood."

Feb 10 2015 Portland Tribune

The Portland Tribune reports on the impact of the Metro Southwest Corridor Plan on NCNM in: "Route proposal would allow better access to NCNM campus."

Feb 06 2015 Mother Earth News

Jill Edwards, ND ('07), does a Q&A for Mother Earth News: "Interview with Homebirth Midwife Jill Edwards."

Jan 30 2015 Portland Business Journal

Portland Business Journal reports on NCNM's master plan in "Portland's College of Natural Medicine's 20-year master plan includes 'outdoor library' with permaculture."

Jan 15 2015 OPB

OPB’s “Think Out Loud” host Dave Miller interviews OANP Board Director (and NCNM graduate) Jeff Clark, ND, along with Oregon Health Co-op CEO Ralph Prows for their views concerning the Affordable Care Act and its mandate for insurance plans to include coverage for naturopathic physicians—and how that requirement is playing out in Oregon.

Jan 15 2015 Portland Monthly Magazine

National College of Natural Medicine salutes its faculty and graduates who were listed in Portland Monthly magazine’s annual “Top Docs” issue, on newsstands this month.

Jan 04 2015 Epoch Times

The Healing Warmth of Moxibustion,” examines the healing power of moxibustion and why it’s been slow to catch on with Western practitioners of Chinese medicine. Daniel Silver, LAc, adjunct faculty the School of Classical Chinese Medicine contributes to the article.