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Chelsie Falk, ND

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Program
Location: Helfgott Research Institute, 2220 SW 1st Ave.
Email: cfalk@ncnm.edu

Dr. Chelsie Falk is a native Oregonian. She earned her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from NCNM. While a student, she completed many clinical rotations at community clinics, including an internship focusing on cardiopulmonary medicine. In addition to her teaching role for the Masters of Science in Nutrition program, Dr. Falk is also a freelance medical writer with a focus on basic health and medical education. Her particular emphasis is in holistic treatment, cardiac health, integrative therapeutics, nutrition, and prevention of chronic disease. Dr. Falk's commitment to preventive medicine goes hand-in-hand with her love of nutrition and cooking and she is passionate about teaching them in tandem.

Dr. Falk attended the University of Oregon where she completed a bachelor of science in biology focusing on ecology and evolution. While completing her undergraduate studies, she did field research on the conservation efforts in the Ecuadorian rainforest, the Galapagos Islands, New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. Before coming to NCNM she coordinated pharmaceutical research studies and worked as an analytical chemist and senior microbiologist for an environmental laboratory.

When not working, you can find Dr. Falk on adventures in the outdoors; cycling, hiking, or camping. On those lovely rainy days, she enjoys playing the flute and ukulele or knitting elaborate sweaters.