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National University of Natural Medicine

aka NUNM   |   Portland, OR   |  www.nunm.edu

Mission

The Mission of National University of Natural Medicine is to educate and train physicians, practitioners and pre-professionals in the art, science and research of natural medicine.

Ruling year info

1959

President, CEO

Melanie Henriksen ND, LAc, CNM

Main address

49 South Porter St

Portland, OR 97201 USA

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EIN

93-0461940

NTEE code info

Graduate, Professional(Separate Entities) (B50)

Ambulatory Health Center, Community Clinic (E32)

Other Medical Research N.E.C. (H99)

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Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)

The ND degree is a four-year accredited medical program that prepares students to sit for the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination and practice as a primary care physician.

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Adults

Students learn how to translate the classical texts of Chinese medicine and to apply their understanding to patient care. Graduates achieve competencies preparing them to integrate the principles and practice of classical Chinese medicine into the broader healthcare system. Student earn their doctorate and master's degree in this program. Graduates are able to sit for the certification exam and apply for Oregon licensure as acupuncturists.

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This four-year program immerses students in the classical foundation of Chinese medicine. Students receive a holistic education in Western medical sciences, and are trained in the clinical application of the major modalities of acupucture, moxibustion, herbal formulation, bodywork, qigong and nutrition. Graduates are able to sit for the certification exam and apply for Oregon licensure as acupuncturists.

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Offered online or on-campus, the program is evidence-based and integrates nutritional biochemistry and pathophysiology with advanced clinical nutrition education. An active-learning curriculum provides a solid foundation in holistic nutritionist and food systems, complemented by skill training in cooking, teaching and nutritional counseling. The program meets current academic requirements for the Certified Nutrition Specialist credential.

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The department offers three programs:
1. Master of Science in Global Health;
2. Master of Arts in International Development and Service; and
3. Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism.
The Master of Arts degree programs spend 12 months in three countries outside the U.S.

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Students

Through cross-disciplinary coursework and hands-on research experience, we train students for multiple research career paths. Students develop natural medicine research protocols from our expert faculty and also work alongside scientists from all fields, including local and national institutions.

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Students

As a bachelor's degree completion program, students enter after completing their first two years at a regionally accredited college or university. The degree is a stepping stone to a career or continued graduate study.

Population(s) Served
Young adults
Students

As a bachelor's degree completion program, students enter after completing their first two years at a regionally accredited college or university. The degree is a stepping stone to a career or continued graduate study. The program also offers an accelerated Bachelor's to Master's in Nutrition option.

Population(s) Served
Young adults
Students

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National University of Natural Medicine

Board of directors
as of 07/02/2021
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Board chair

Dr. Christoph Kind

Adina Matasaru

Winston Cardwell

Ron Brey

Sonia de Quateli Doi

Leah Hollon

Noel Snodgrass

Melanie Henriksen