2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2020  
2020-2021 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, Christoph Kind, ND

Vice Chair and Secretary, Adina Matasaru, JD

Treasurer, B. Winston Cardwell, ND, MSOM

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

Directors

Carrie Louise Daenell, ND, MBA

Sonia de Quateli Doi, MD, MA, PhD

Don Drake

Patricia “Patti” Kramer, PhD

Mohan Nair, MS

Anupam Narayan, MBA

James A. Thommes, MD, MBA

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, Lindsey Johnson

Senior Student Representative, Zach Baze

Junior Student Representative, vacant

*Non-voting members

Administration

Office of the President

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

Chief of Staff and Strategic Engagement, Jeremy Anderson-Sloan

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 Institutional Effectiveness

Chief Academic Officer | Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Cheryl Miller, EdD

Accreditation and Institutional Research Analyst, Neha Katdare, MBA, MS

Finance and Administration

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

Vice President of Human Resources, Kathy Stanford, MS

Human Resources Generalist, Fox McGregor

Payroll and Benefits Manager, Alison Pillette

Accountant / Student Transactions, Susan Wilkes

Accounts Payable Specialist, Valerie Striplin

Health Centers Billing and Credentialing Manager, Gina Gossage

Health Centers Billing Lead, Annie Jaouak

Director of Security, Spencer Brazes

Campus Security Officer, Keith Casper

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, Jessica Nagelkirk, ND

Director of Health Centers Operations, Renee “Rae” Wright

Operations and Privacy Manager, Sara Cloutier

Operations Coordinators, 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 Associate Manager, Dana Herms, ND

Lead Medicinary Service Representative, Stephen Jacobsen, MSOM

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

Store Representative, Shantelly Miles

Referral Coordinator, Gloria Gaxiola

Patient Services Lead, Marina Doss

Patient Services Representatives, Danielle Allen, Madeline Hare, Janessa Jacobsen

Medical Records Coordinator, Robert D’Almeida

Laboratory Director, Sonia Kapur, PhD, HCLD

Laboratory Technician, Tammy Vogel, MLT

SIBO Center Laboratory Supervisor, Audra Lee, MS, MA

SIBO Center Assistant, Nichole Alvarado

Director of Health Centers Programs, Brooke Linn, PhD

Patient Services and Outreach Manager, Ada Grey Catanzarite

Health Centers Programs Coordinator, Erika Sanchez

Information Center Supervisor, Carolee Barrus

Information Center Coordinators, Belle-Suzanne Raymond, Alex Walker

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

Epic Site Specialist, Esmeralda Castillo

Helfgott Research Institute

Director, Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

Department Administrator, Heather Schiffke, MATCM

Biostatistician, Doug Hanes, PhD

Research Coordinator and IRB Liaison, Emily Stack

Research Coordinator, Lita Buttolph, PhD, MSOM

Research Investigators, Cathryn Booth-LaForce, PhD (Affiliate); Lita Buttolph, PhD, DSOM; Carlo Calabrese, ND, MPH (Affiliate);​ Nini Callan, ND, MS; Jamie Corroon, ND, MPH; Andrew Erlandsen, ND; Joshua Goldenberg, ND; Jeanette Johnstone, PhD (Affiliate); Blake Langley, ND, MSOM; Siobhan Maty, PhD; Andrea McBeth, ND (Affiliate); Andrea Pfalzgraf, MPH, PhD (Affiliate); John Phipps, PhD, MS; Savita Rajurkar, PhD; Jennifer Ryan, ND, MS; Angela Senders, ND, MCR; Erica Sharpe, PhD; Fred Stevens, PhD, PharmD (Affiliate); Deanne Tibbitts, PhD; Heather Zwickey, PhD

Library

University Librarian, Noelle Stello, MSLIS

Associate Librarian, Christina King, MSOM, MLS

Evening and Weekend Library Supervisor, Stacey Civello

Enrollment Management

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Beth Woodward, MBA

Office of Admissions

Director of Admissions, Ryan Hollister, MA

Admissions Counselors, Janela Harris, Halle Sheehan, Sarah Wemple

Coordinator of Events and Visits, Tamra Walker

Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator, Sonia Ji

Office of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid, Sally Kalstrom

Financial Aid and Federal Work-Study Counselor, Christina Fong

Office of Advancement, Continuing Education, Alumni Services and NUNM Press

Chief of Staff and Strategic Engagement, Jeremy Anderson-Sloan

Fundraising Strategist and Operations Officer, Ashley Hardt

Fundraising and Community Engagement Coordinator, Evan Cooper

Office of Instructional Design and Technology

Director of Instructional Design and Technology, Justin Fowler, EdD

Instructional Technology Coordinators, Keegan Murphy, Gabby Lopez

Office of Marketing and Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications, Sherrie L. Martel

Content Strategist, Jaimi Riedl

Art Director and Lead Photographer, Vanessa Morrow

Social Media and Communications Coordinator, Kate Schoknecht

Office of Student Life

Vice President for Student Engagement and Innovation, Glenn C. Smith, EdD

Dean of Students, Rachael Allen, MS

Director of Academic Success and Access, Morgan Chicarelli

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

Director of Counseling Services, Adrienne Wolmark, MSS, PhD

Academic Advisor, Chris Ballard

Office of the Registrar

Registrar, Kelly Garey

Associate Registrar, Lindsey Johnson, MM

Assistant Registrar, Julia Reisinger

Registrar’s Office Assistant, Colin Anderson

Academic Affairs

Administrative Dean, Charles Kunert, PhD

Associate Dean of Administration, Heather Schiffke, MATCM

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Director, College of Naturopathic Medicine, Kelly Baltazar, ND, DC

Director, Graduate Medical Education, Dee Saunders, ND, MSiMR

Graduate Medical Education Coordinator, Noelle Rivera

Clinical Education Coordinator, Kate Martinez

Academic Coordinator, Melissa Tennyson, PhD

Administrative Coordinator, Mickey East

College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Interim Director, Andy McIntyre, MSA

Assistant to the Director, Jeaneth Villegas, MA

Administrative Coordinator, Jennifer Peterson, PhD

School of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Director, Tim Irving, DC, MS

Assistant to the Director, Iris Sobottke, MA

Department Chair, Nutrition, Andrew Erlandsen, ND

Department Chair, Health Sciences, Heather Zwickey, PhD

Executive Director, IPSL Global Institute, Thomas Winston Morgan, MA

Director of Programs, IPSL Global Institute, Arianne Newton

Food as Medicine Institute Coordinator, Pera Gorson, ND

Nutrition Operations Coordinator, Julie Marks, MScN

Administrative Coordinator, Harley Roe, MAIS

Faculty

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Full-Time Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

Shehab El-Hashemy, Professor; ND, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004; MBChB, Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University, 1994; MEd, University of Toronto, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laura Martell, ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999

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, Director, 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

Amanda Watters, ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

Laurie Regan, PhD, Harvard University, 1991; ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

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

Katherine Souza, ND, MAc, National University of Natural Medicine, 2018

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 Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Full-Time Faculty

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

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

Douglas Hanes, 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 — Graduate Studies

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

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

Elona Casady, MPH, Boston University, 2001

Lauren Chandler, MSW, Portland State University, 2007

Dulcie Childs, MS, University of Alabama, 2015

Andrea DeBarber, PhD, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1997

Julie Dodge, MSW, University of Southern California, 1990; DMin, George Fox University, 2016

Zrinka Glavas, MEd, University of Zagreb, 2005; MS, National University of Natural Medicine, 2017

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

Zandy Gordon, MA, IPSL Institute for Global Learning, 2019

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

Andrea McBeth, ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 2017

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

Thomas Morgan, MA, Portland State University, 1994

Johnathan Nagar

Paul Newton, JD, Santa Clara University School of Law, 1987

John Phipps, PhD, University of Michigan, 2012

Kari Pilolla, MS, San Diego State University, 2002; MS, San Diego State University, 2002; PhD, Oregon State University, 2013

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

Ian Rubin, MA, Goddard College, 2006

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

Amala Soumayanath, PhD, University of London, 1987

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

Meredith Trump, ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 2016

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

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

Kirsten Wright, ND, MS, National College of Natural Medicine, 2014

Adjunct Faculty — Undergraduate Studies

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