2022-2023 Course Catalog 
  
    Oct 06, 2022  
2022-2023 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, Adina Matasaru, JD

Vice Chair, Noel Snodgrass, DC

Secretary, Leah Hollon, ND

Treasurer, Winston Cardwell, ND, MSOM

President, Melanie Henriksen, ND, LAc, CNM

Directors

Sonia de Quateli Doi, MD, MA, PhD

Ron Brey, MA

Hector Olvera-Alvarez, PhD

Daniel Assisi, EdD

Michael Cronin, ND

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, Gaia Mather, ND

Staff Representative, Joan Conte, MA

Senior Student Representative, Ryan Hofer

*Non-voting members

Administration

Office of the President

President, Chief Academic Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Melanie Henriksen, ND, LAc, CNM

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

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

Vice President of Human Resources, Kathy Stanford, MS

Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Mark Johnson

Director of Development, Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND

Director of Helfgott Research Institute, Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

Chief of Staff and Community Relations, Iris Sobottke, MA, NCC

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

Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Mark Johnson 

Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation Officer, TBA

Office of the Chief Academic Officer

Chief of Staff and Community Relations, Iris Sobottke, MA, NCC

Academic Support Coordinators, Joan Conte, MA; Kathleen Dillon, MA

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, TBA

Director of Security, Mike Hale

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, 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

Staff Physician, Elyse Ortiz, ND

Operations Coordinators, Marjorie Besaw, Mary VanZant

Medicinary Quality Assurance Supervisor, Jennifer Brusewitz, ND

Medicinaries and Store Manager, Jennifer Baier, ND

Medicinaries Assistant Manager, Margaret Havlik, ND

Medicinary Service Representatives, Briana Gabel; Teresa Gryder, ND, Lisa Shultz, LAc, Bryce Sussman-Gaedke, Jennifer Kemnitz

Store Representative, Shantelly Miles

Front Desk and Medical Records Supervisor, Robert D’Almeida

Patient Services Representatives, Samuel Besen, Amanda Bailey 

Medical Records Coordinator, Elizabeth Olsen

Medical Records & Referrals Assistant, Michelle Gee

Laboratory Director, Sonia Kapur, PhD, HCLD

Laboratory Technology Specialist, Tammy Vogel, MLT

Laboratory Phlebotomist, Sunny Shrestha

SIBO Center Coordinator, Nichole Alvarado

Community Engagement and Patient Services Manager, Ada Grey Catanzarite

Information Center Manager, Carolee Barrus

Information Center Lead Coordinator, Belle-Suzanne Raymond

Information Center Coordinators, Emily Chanar, Linn Novitski 

Senior EHR Support Analyst, Jeanna Smith, MSN, MATP

EHR Support Analyst, Esmeralda Castillo

Helfgott Research Institute

Director, Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

Research Administrator and IRB Liaison, Courtney Jackson 

Research Coordinator, Anders Gunderson, MS

Research Investigators,Manuel Garcia-Jaramillo PhD (Affiliate), Ripu Jindal, MD (Affiliate), Cathryn Booth-LaForce, PhD (Affiliate); Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH; Lita Buttolph, PhD, DSOM, MS; Carlo Calabrese, ND, MPH (Affiliate);​ Nina Callan, ND, MS; Jamie Corroon, ND, MPH; Andrew Erlandsen, ND; Manuel Garcia-Jaramillo, PhD; Joshua Goldenberg, ND; Ripu Jindal, MD; Jeanette Johnstone, PhD (Affiliate); Blake Langley, ND, MSOM; Yvonne Lin, PhD (Affiliate); Andrea McBeth, ND (Affiliate); Christine McClure, ND, MS (Affiliate); Scott Mist, Lac, PhD (Affiliate); Barry Oken, MD, PhD (Affiliate); John Phipps, PhD, MS; Savita Rajurkar, PhD; Adam Sadowski, ND, MS; Erica Sharpe, PhD; Mark Sodders, DSOM (Affiliate); Amala Soumyanath, PhD (Affiliate); Fred Stevens, PhD, PharmD (Affiliate); Deanne Tibbitts, PhD (Affiliate); Michael Traub, ND (Affiliate); Heather Zwickey, PhD; Gene Bowman, ND, MPH; Annie Wentz, MPH, PhD; Brenna Bray, PhD; Anuja Chhabra, PhD; Alexandra Vita, PhD  

Library

University Librarian, Noelle Stello, MSLIS

Associate Librarian, Christina King, DSOM, MLS

Office of Admissions 

Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Elizabeth Hayward

Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Courtney Nyseth

Recruitment and Admissons Coordinator, TBA

Admissions Counselors, Hannah Hitz, Nicole McGee

Admissions Coordinator of Communications, Events and Visits, TBA

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

Director of Development, Carrie Baldwin-Sayre, ND

Career Service Manager, Emma Britton

Director of Instructional Design Technology, Justin Fowler, EdD

CE Coordinator, Jennifer Peterson, PhD

Managing Editor, NUNM Press, Iris Sobottke, MA, NCC

Office of Instructional Design and Technology

Director of Instructional Design and Technology, Justin Fowler, EdD

Instructional Technology Coordinators, Gabe Lopez, Jack Russell

Office of Marketing and Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications, Rebekah Phillips

Marketing and Communications Manager, Peter Szymczak

Office of Student Life

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

Office of the Registrar

Registrar, Kelly Garey

Associate Registrar, Chris Ballard

Registrar’s Office Assistant, Colin Anderson

College of Naturopathic Medicine

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

Dean, Graduate Medical Education and Clinical Affairs, Dee Saunders, ND, MSiMR

Graduate Medical Education Coordinator, Noelle Rivera

College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Dean, College of Classical Chinese Medicine, Andrew McIntyre, MSA

Assistant to the Dean, Jeaneth Villegas, MA

School of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies

Dean, School of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies, Andrew Erlandsen, ND

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

Director of Programs, IPSL Global Institute, Arianne Newton

Assistant to the Dean, Annie Clarke

Faculty

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Full-Time Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

Megan Golani, Associate 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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty

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

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

Catherine Darley, ND, Bastyr University, 2002

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

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

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

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

Beverly Harger, DC

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

Terrance Manning, ND, National University of Natural Medicine 2016; MA, St. John’s College, 2011

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

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

Emma Neiworth Petshow, ND, National University of Natural Medicine, 2018

Elyse Ortiz, ND

Jonathan Ortiz, PhD, American University

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

Rebecca Principe, ND

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

Brice Thompson, ND, National University of Natural Medicine

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

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

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

Brandt Stickley, Associate 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

Kendra Dale, MSOM, National College of Natural Medicine, 2011

Lauri Elizabeth, MAc, National College of Natural Medicine, 2015

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

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

Andrew “Andy” McIntyre, MSA, Bastyr University, 1994

Paul Messersmith- Glavin, MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2004

Joshua Paynter, MSTOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 2001

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, 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

Brice Thompson, ND, MSiMR, National University of Natural Medicine, 2018

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

Susan Wilmoth, MAcOM, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2007

School of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies

Full-Time Faculty

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

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

Adjunct Faculty — Graduate Studies

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

Alexander Bear, MScN

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

Emma Britton

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, 1997

Taleen Der-Gharizian, 

Shu Farmer, 

Kira Freed, MScN, National University of Natural Medicine

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

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

Greta Jarvis, MScN, National University of Natural Medicine

Alina Karki, PhD

Patricia Kaufman, PhD

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

Thomas Morgan, MA, Portland State University, 1994

John Phipps, PhD, University of Michigan, 2012

Katie Picksworth, ND, National University of Natural Medicine

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

Iman Ridda, MD, MPH, PhD

Ian Rubin, MA, Goddard College, 2006

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

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

Erica Sharpe, PhD

Jane Smith

Amala Soumayanath, PhD, University of London, 1987

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

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

Adjunct Faculty — Undergraduate Studies

Sherry Bonekat, MS, Concordia University, 2016

Dulcie Childs, MS, University of Alabama, 2015

Bracey Dangerfield, 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

Jason Tobin, MFA, University of Texas, 2015 

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

Dana Johnson, MS, Durham University, 2012

Lindsay Marshall, MA, Oregon State University, 2012

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

Nicole Toussaint, PhD, Portland State University, 2013

Anna Peterson, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1997

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

Library

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

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