Andrew Erlandsen, ND
Chair, Master of Science in Nutrition Program
Dr. Erlandsen is Chair of the Master of Science in Nutrition (MScN) program. Currently, he teaches courses RES520 Clinical Research Design, RES625 Nutrition Research and Skills, RES700/CCM414 Introduction to Nutrition, and RES626 Therapeutic Diets: Research and Cooking. His passion for medical research and nutrition has landed him in an ideal position, one where he can teach others the importance of quality medical research while being hands-on in the kitchen, showing the value of whole food nutrition and cooking.
In addition to his teaching role at NCNM, Dr. Erlandsen is one of NCNM's Ending Childhood Obesity (ECO) Project physicians. The ECO Project is a series of free, community-based nutrition education and hands-on cooking classes.
Dr. Andrew Erlandsen earned his ND from NCNM and his bachelor's degree summa cum laude in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Maine, Orono. His enjoyment of the culinary arts and nutrition led him to pursue a career in preventive medicine. He is a firm believer in Hippocrates' injunction, "Let food be thy medicine."
Dr. Erlandsen also maintains a private clinical practice in Beaverton, Oregon.