2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog

Organization and Governance



NUNM is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation organized under Oregon law. The university is governed by a board of directors whose members serve three-year terms and represent the general community. The board oversees the organization and exercises management through the president. NUNM’s day-to-day operations are performed by the president, administration, faculty and staff.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair, Willow Moore, DC, ND

Vice Chair, Mohan Nair, MS

Secretary, Lori Blankinship, ND

Treasurer, B. Winston Cardwell, ND, MSOM

President, Ex-Officio, Christine L. Girard, ND, MPH*

Directors

Sonia de Quateli Doi, MD, MA, PhD

Don Drake

Jodi Delahunt Hubbell

Christoph Kind, ND

Patricia “Patti” Kramer, PhD

Adina Matasaru, JD

Anupam Narayan, MBA

Judith A. Ramaley, PhD

Directors Emeriti*

Nancy W. Garbett, MEd

Ellen Goldsmith, MSOM

Michael G. Manes, DLitt

Steven P. Marsden, DVM, ND, MSOM

Corey Resnick, ND

Constituency Representatives*

Faculty Representative, Megan Golani, ND

Staff Representative, Valarie Striplin

Senior Student Representative, Christine McClure

Junior Student Representative, vacant

*Non-voting members

Administration

Office of the President

President and Chief Executive Officer, Christine L. Girard, ND, MPH

Executive Administrative Coordinator, Mary Adney

Administrators Emeriti

President Emeritus, William J. Keppler, PhD (2003–2007)

President Emeritus, David J. Schleich, PhD (2007–2019)

Staff Emerita, Marilynn Considine (2008–2019)

Staff Emerita, Sussanna Czeranko, ND (2008–2019)

Staff Emerita, Laurie McGrath (1988–2017)

Staff Emerita, Andrea Smith, EdD (1991–2017)

Office of the Provost

Provost | Vice President of Academic Affairs, Glenn C. Smith, EdD

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness | Associate Provost, Cheryl Miller, MA

Senior Institutional Research Analyst, Georgia Portuondo, MSI

Finance and Administration

Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration | Chief Financial Officer, Gerald Bores, MBA

Vice President of Human Resources, Kathy Stanford, MS

Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Ayasha Shamsud-Din, MSEd

Human Resources Generalist, Fox McGregor

Payroll and Benefits Manager, Sandra Brydson

Accountant, Susan Wilkes

Accounts Payable Specialist, Valerie Striplin

Health Centers Billing and Credentialing Manager | Business Office Manager, Gina Gossage

Health Centers Billing Lead, Annie Jaouak

Health Centers Billing Assistant, Kristen Lee

Director of Security, Spencer Brazes

Campus Security Officers, Seth Brown, Aaron Lamb

Director of Facilities, David McAllister

Facilities Lead, Thomas Coward

Garden Coordinator, Ellen Donald

Information Technology Manager, Steven Fong

Information Technology Coordinators, Dexter Asis, Frank Zhang

Health Centers Operations

Vice President of Health Centers and Auxiliary Operations, Nora Sande, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN

Associate Chief Medical Officer, Jessica Nagelkirk, ND

Director of Operations—Lair Hill and Beaverton Health Centers, Renee “Rae” Wright

Operations Assistant Manager—Lair Hill and Beaverton Health Centers, Sara Cloutier

Operations Coordinators—Lair Hill Health Center, Marjorie Besaw, Mary VanZant

Medicinary Quality Assurance Supervisor, Jennifer Brusewitz, ND

Medicinary Quality Assurance Assistant, Erin Moreland, MSOM

Medicinaries and Store Manager, Jennifer Baier

Medicinaries and Store Associate Manager, Dana Herms, ND

Lead Medicinary Service Representative, Stephen Jacobsen, MSOM

Medicinary Service Representatives, Elisa Finos; Briana Gabel; Teresa Gryder, ND; Polly Hatfield; Margaret Havlik, ND; Jennifer Kemnitz; Audra Lee, MS, MA; Erin Moreland, MSOM; Anna Stoerch

Referral Coordinator, Gloria Gaxiola

Patient Services Operations and Outreach Supervisor, Michael Burge

Patient Services Representatives, Anna Antich, Rachel Done, Cory Elwood, Miles French, Miranda Hansen, Shantelly “Telly” Miles, Rosa Ortiz de Boque, Alex Walker, Stephanie Woolery

Medical Records Assistant, Teale Niles

Medical Records Coordinator, Wilderness Cowan

Laboratory Director, Sonia Kapur, PhD, HCLD

Laboratory Technician, Tammy Vogel, MLT

Medical Lab Technologists, Caleb Nerison, MT; Tsering Shalung, MLT

SIBO Center Laboratory Technician, Audra Lee, MS, MA

Community Health Centers Manager, Brooke Linn, PhD

Community Health Centers Assistant Manager, Ada Grey Catanzarite

Community Health Centers Operations Coordinator, Erika Sanchez

Information Center Supervisor, Carolee Barrus

Information Center Coordinators, Josh Park, Belle-Suzanne Raymond

Senior Epic Site and Report Specialist, Jeanna Smith, MSN, MATP

Epic Site Specialist, Esmeralda Castillo

NUNM Store Manager, Jennifer Baier

NUNM Store Retail Representative, Nichole Alvarado

Helfgott Research Institute

Director, Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

Biostatistician, Doug Hanes, PhD

Research Coordinator and IRB Liaison, Emily Stack

Research Coordinator, Lita Buttolph, PhD, MSOM

Research Investigators, Nini Callan, ND, MS; Jamie Corroon, ND, MPH; Andrew Erlandsen, ND; Joshua Goldenberg, ND; Jeanette Johnstone, PhD; Siobhan Maty, PhD; Andrea Pfalzgraf, MPH, PhD; John Phipps, PhD, MS; Savita Rajurkar, PhD; Jennifer Ryan, ND, MS; Angela Senders, ND, MCR; Erica Sharpe, PhD; Deanne Tibbitts, PhD; Heather Zwickey, PhD

Library

University Librarian, Noelle Stello, MSLIS

Associate Librarian, Christina King, MSOM, MLS

Circulation Coordinator, Leah Burch, MLIS

Evening and Weekend Library Supervisor, Kyle Napoli, MLIS

Enrollment Management

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Beth Woodward, MBA

Office of Admissions

Director of Admissions, Ryan Hollister, MA

Admissions Counselors, Janela Harris, Ashton Lloyd, Halle Sheehan

Coordinator of Events and Visits, Tamra Walker

Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator, Sonia Ji

Office of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid, vacant

Associate Director of Financial Aid, Sally Kalstrom

Financial Aid and Federal Work-Study Counselor, Christina Fong

Office of Development, Continuing Education and Alumni Affairs

Interim Director of Development, Amy McCormick

Advancement Event Specialist, Ashley Hardt

Director of Continuing Education, Jeremy Sloan

Advancement/Alumni Officer, vacant

Office of Instructional Design and Technology

Director of Instructional Design and Technology, Justin Fowler, MEd

Web Developer, Michael Fields

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Keegan Murphy

Office of Marketing and Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications, Sherrie L. Martel

Content Strategist, vacant

Art Director and Lead Photographer, Vanessa Morrow

Social Media and Communications Coordinator, Kate Schoknecht

Office of Student Life

Dean of Students, Rachael Allen, MS

Student Life Program Manager, Tyler Bieber, MA

Director of Academic Success and Access, Morgan Chicarelli

Director of Counseling Services, Adrienne Wolmark, MSS, PhD

Assistant Director of Counseling Services, Kristin Schuchman, MSW

Academic Advisor, Chris Ballard

Director of Career Services, Tafflyn Williams-Thomas, MBA

Office of the Registrar

Registrar, Kelly Garey

Associate Registrar, Lindsey Johnson, MM

Assistant Registrar, Julia Reisinger

Registrar’s Office Assistant, Colin Anderson

Academic Affairs

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Dean, Shehab El-Hashemy, ND, MBChB, MEd

Associate Dean of Academics, vacant

Associate Dean of Clinical Education, Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND

Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Dee Saunders, ND, MSiMR

Assistant to the Dean, Alison Pillette

Graduate Medical Education Coordinator, vacant

Clinical Education Coordinator, Kate Martinez

Academic Coordinators, Melissa Tennyson

College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Dean, Laurie Regan, PhD, ND

Founding Professor, Heiner Fruehauf, PhD

Associate Dean of Clinical Education, Andrew “Andy” McIntyre, MSA

Assistant to the Dean, Jeaneth Villegas, MA

Administrative Coordinator, Jennifer Peterson, PhD

School of Graduate Studies

Dean, Charles Kunert, PhD

Associate Dean of Administration, Heather Schiffke, MATCM

Program Chair–Master of Science in Global Health, vacant

Program Chair–Master of Science in Integrative Medicine Research, Douglas Hanes, PhD

Program Chair–Master of Science in Nutrition, Andrew Erlandsen, ND

Lead Physician, Food as Medicine Institute, Pera Gorson, ND

Food as Medicine Institute Nutrition Coordinator, Julie Marks, MScN

Academic Coordinator, Iris Sobottke, MA

Administrative Coordinator, Harley Roe, MAIS

Nutrition Internship and Kitchen Coordinator, Marne Minard, MS

School of Undergraduate Studies

Dean, Tim Irving DC, MS

Assistant to the Dean, Alison Pillette

Faculty

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Full-Time Faculty

Tammy Ashney, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2009

Kelly Baltazar, Assistant Professor; ND, Bastyr, 2005; DC, National University of Health Sciences, 2006

Richard Barrett, Professor; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1986

Ryan Chamberlin, Assistant Professor; DO, Western University of Health Sciences, 1995

Lai Chim Chan, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2014

Bracey Dangerfield, Assistant Professor; PhD, Maharishi International University, 1992

Maleah Ermac, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2010

Megan Golani, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Richard Lok, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2009

Gaia Mather, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1990

Jessica Nagelkirk, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Katherine Patterson, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2010

Nancy Scarlett, Professor; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Tom Walton, Assistant Professor; DC, Western States Chiropractic College, 2010

Anna Wieman, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Kimberly Windstar, Professor; MEd, California State College, 1982; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1991

Adjunct Faculty

Amy Bader, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2000

Laura Baffes, DC, National University of Health Sciences, 1992

Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, Associate Dean of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004

Alicia Bigelow, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004

Ryan Bradley, Director of Helfgott Research Institute; ND, Bastyr, 2003; MPH, University of Washington, 2009

John Brons, Professor; PhD, UCLA, 1978; MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1993

Jennifer Brusewitz, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2000

Laurent Chaix, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1995

Loch Chandler, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2001

Cole Chatterton, MBA, George Fox University, 2003

Stephanie Culver, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2014

Catherine Darley, ND, Bastyr University, 2002

Elizabeth “Liz” Davidson, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Daniel DeLapp, DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1986; MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1996; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Lysanji Edson, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1996

Shehab El-Hashemy, Dean—College of Naturopathic Medicine; ND, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004; MBChB, Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University, 1994

Grant Engrav, JD, Creighton University School of Law, 2013

Christie Fleetwood, ND, Bastyr University, 2004

Leslie Fuller, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2009

Steve Gardner, DC, Western States Chiropractic College, 1977; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1994

Jennifer Gibbons, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Laura Gouge, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2015

Mary Grabowska, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1993; MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1994

Timothy Irving, DC, Western States Chiropractic College, 2005; MS, University of Bridgeport, 2009

Keivan Jinnah, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Paul Kalnins, Assistant Professor; ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Sonia Kapur, PhD, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, 1994; MSc, Panjab University, 1986

Rosetta Koach, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Dohn Kruschwitz, MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 1966; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Glen Nagel, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1993

Heidi Peterson, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999

Phyllecia Rommel

Kayle Sandberg-Lewis, MA, Goddard College, 2000

Steven Sandberg-Lewis, Professor; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1978

Dee Saunders, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Assistant Professor; ND, MSiMR, National College of Natural Medicine, 2015

Allison Siebecker, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2005

Meghan Sperandeo, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2013

Jillian Stansbury, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1988

Lisa Taulbee, ND, National College of Natural Medicine 2010

Jared Zeff, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1979

Katherine Zieman, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1993

Heather Zwickey, PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1998

College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Faculty Emeriti

Rihui Long, Professor Emeritus, Master of Medicine (China), Chengdu University of TCM, 1984

Full-Time Faculty

David Berkshire, Associate Professor; MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2001

Xiaoli Chen, Associate Professor; Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China), Chengdu University of TCM, 1987, 1994

Heiner Fruehauf, Founding Professor; PhD, University of Chicago, 1990

Kenneth Glowacki, Associate Professor; MSTOM, DACM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 2002, 2016

Joon Hee Lee, Assistant Professor; DAOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2010; MSOM, Samra University, Los Angeles, 2004

Robert Quinn, Assistant Professor; MAcOM, DAOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1998, 2008

Daniel Silver, Assistant Professor; MTCM, Five Branches Institute, 2006

Brandt Stickley, Assistant Professor; MSTCM, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2001

Adjunct Faculty

Alexandra “Zally” Adams, MEd, DePaul University, 2011

Luke Adler, MATCM, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, 2007

John Brons, PhD, UCLA, 1978; MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1993

Jennifer Brusewitz, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2000

Loch Chandler, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2001

Turtle Farahat, MSOM, National College of Natural Medicine, 2014

William Frazier, MA, Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, 2001

David Frierman, Certificate of Completion, San Francisco College of Acupuncture, 1989

Ellen Goldsmith, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999

Rebecca Groebner, MAc, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Sarah Hammer Stevens, MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2014

Brenda Hood, Assistant Professor; PhD, Chinese Academy of Social Science, Beijing, 2006

Paul Kalnins, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Harry King, MSOM, Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, 2010

Pikshan Ko

Manfred Kubny, PhD, Ludwig-Maximilians University, 1994

Heather Nichole Lambert, ND, MAc, National College of Natural Medicine, 2013

Meiru Liu, PhD, Portland State University, 2017

Greg Livingston, PhD (China), Zhejiang Chinese Medicine University, 2009; MTCM, Five Branches Institute, 1997

Gwen LoVetere, MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1994

Andrew “Andy” McIntyre, Associate Dean of Clinical Education; MSA, Bastyr University, 1994

Bryan McMahon, Bachelor of Medicine (China) — AACRAO accredited MSOM equivalent, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 2010

Michael McMahon, MAc, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Karin Parramore, MSOM, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Christine Pearson, MSOM, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Youping Qin, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China), Chengdu University of TCM, 1999, 2002

Laurie Regan, Dean–College of Classical Chinese Medicine, Assistant Professor; PhD, Harvard University, 1991; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Nancy Scarlett, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Tamara Staudt, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1998

Edythe Vickers, Diploma, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 1986; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1987

Guangying Zhou, Master of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (China), Chengdu University of TCM, 1999, 2002

Heather Zwickey, PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1998

School of Graduate Studies

Full-Time Faculty

Andrew Erlandsen, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Chelsie Falk, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2013

Douglas Hanes, Associate Professor; PhD, University of Michigan, 1999

Kimberly Queen, DC, University of Western States, 1997; MS, University of Bridgeport, 2015

Heather Zwickey, PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1998

Adjunct Faculty

Lillian Alexander, PsyD, William James College, 2015

David Allderdice, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2008

Krista Barlow, MS, National College of Natural Medicine, 2015

Wilfredo Benitez, MA, Rutgers University 2014; MS, National University of Natural Medicine, 2017

Ryan Bradley, Director of Helfgott Research Institute; ND, Bastyr University, 2003; MPH, University of Washington, 2009

Julie Briley, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Jennifer Brusewitz, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2000

Lauren Chandler, MSW, Portland State University, 2007

Dulcie Childs, MS, University of Alabama, 2015

Andrea Del-Olmo, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2013

Andrew Fisher, MA, University of California Los Angeles, 1993; MA, University of California Los Angeles, 1994

Megan Golani, Assistant Professor; ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Pera Gorson, ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 2018

Andrew Harmon, MS, National University of Natural Medicine, 2017

Wendy Hodsdon, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2007

Charles Kunert, MS, Portland State University, 1972; PhD, University of Oregon, 1985

Siobhan Maty, MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 1996; PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002

Jacqueline McGrath, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004

Elissa Mendenhall, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2005

Marne Minard, MS, National University of Natural Medicine, 2017

Joshua Moore, MA, Multnomah University, 2013

Johnathan Nagar

Jessica Nagelkirk, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Tabatha Parker, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004

John Phipps, PhD, University of Michigan, 2012

Cory Pressman, MA, Washington State University, 1994

Savita Rajurkar, MDAM, Graduate Diploma in Naturopathy (India), College Of Naturopathy, 1996; ND, Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, 2000; PhD, Tilak Maharashtra University, 2007

Lisa Regan-Vienop, MPH, Tulane University, 1993

David Riley, MD, University of Utah, 1983

Alysa Romano, MEd, MA, Columbia University, 2013

Eric Rose, MA, George Fox University, 2013

Ian Rubin, MA, Goddard College, 2006

Jennifer Ryan, ND, MSiMR, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012, 2013

Nancy Scarlett, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Laura Scher, EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2012

Heather Schiffke, MATCM, Yo San University, 2001

Angela Senders, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2005; MCR, Oregon Health & Science University, 2014

Iris Sobottke, MA, Lewis and Clark College, 2017

Deanne C. Tibbitts, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University, 2011

Madeleine Tuson-Turner, ND, MSiMR, MScGH, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011, 2015, 2016

Johnna Voght, PhD, Pacific University, 2008

Ramona White

WendyLeigh H. White, ND, University of Bridgeport, 2008

School of Undergraduate Studies

Faculty

Sherry Bonekat, MS, Concordia University, 2016

Dulcie Childs, MS, University of Alabama, 2015

Erin Currie, PhD, University of Utah, 2010

Bracey Dangerfield, PhD, Maharishi International University, 1992

Rachael Del Toro, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2016

Megan Golani, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2012

Douglas Hanes, PhD, University of Michigan, 1999

Dana Johnson, MS, Durham University, 2012

Zeenia Junkeer, ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2010

Daniel Karmgard, PhD, Florida State University, 1999

Amanda Margolin, MS, Oregon Health & Science University, 2016

Lindsay Marshall, MA, Oregon State University, 2012

Alyssa Ogi, MFA, University of Oregon, 2015

Anna Ritter, PhD, University of Wisconsin, 2012

Nancy Scarlett, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

Nicole Toussaint, PhD, Portland State University, 2013

Rebecca Tuttle, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012

Library

Christina King, Instructor; MSOM, National College of Natural Medicine, 2009; MLS, Emporia State University, 2014

Noelle Stello, Assistant Professor; MSLIS, University of Illinois, 2005