Meet Our Residents
Jaclyn Bain, ND
Dr. Jaclyn Bain is a licensed naturopathic physician in her first year of residency at NCNM. She graduated with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 2013 from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ. During her time at SCNM she studied homeopathy, pediatrics and global health.
Dr. Bain received her baccalaureate degree from The College of New Jersey, where she focused on biology with an emphasis on botany, as well as women and gender studies.
Dr. Bain is passionate about holistic and patient-centered approaches to healthcare. She believes strongly in practicing docere and treating the cause of disease by integrating homeopathy, nutritional and lifestyle counseling and botanical medicine. She enjoys providing individualized healthcare with a wide range of treatment options.
In her spare time, Dr. Bain serves on the board for Naturopaths without Borders, assisting in academic coordination and volunteering abroad to provide medical care to underprivileged communities. She also enjoys painting, practicing yoga and traveling.
Elizabeth Bartman, ND
Dr. Elizabeth Bartman is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first-year residency at NCNM. She received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from NCNM in 2013. Dr. Bartman is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians and has extensively training in naturopathic primary care and family medicine. Her interest include gastrointestinal health, endocrine imbalances, autoimmune disease management and geriatric medicine and healthy aging.
During her clinical training, Dr. Bartman completed a six-month rotation in naturopathic cardiology and pulmonary medicine. She also spent extensive time working as a medical student in various community clinics, providing care to patients of various socio-economic status and backgrounds. While completing her studies in naturopathic medicine, Dr. Bartman sought several outside courses and seminars that enhanced her knowledge of botanical medicine and nature cure modalities. Dr. Bartman as worked part-time as a wellness counselor at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, discussing and promoting healthily lifestyle choices within her community.
Prior to becoming a naturopathic physician, Dr. Bartman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. Her work in the nursing field brought her extensive experience working with geriatric and mentally ill populations, as well as exposure working with drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Her work in nursing homes and hospitals prompted her desire to promote preventative medicine within her community. Her desire is to guide patients to their optimal state of health through healthy diet and lifestyle choices, as well as using individualized, evidenced-based medicine to treat root causes of a patient's disease or illness.
In her spare time, Dr. Bartman enjoys exploring new recipes and cultivating her culinary skills, listening to and playing music, hiking the Cascade Mountains, kayaking the Willamette River and cuddling on the couch with her tabby cat, Oliver.
Nathaniel Bingham, ND
Dr. Nathaniel Bingham is currently completing his first year of residency as the heart and lung resident at NCNM and the Center for Natural Medicine with Dr. Martin Milner and Dr. Jeremy Mikolai. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR and graduated form NCNM in June of 2013. His clinical interests include cardiology, dermatology and minor surgery.
Dr. Bingham has the unique experience of having a cardiovascular and pulmonary naturopathic residency. This opportunity allows him to focus on ECG and stress ECG interpretations in addition to prescribing therapeutic exercise and nutrition specific recommendations. An interest in cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions stems from his prior experience working in public health and see first-hand how diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications contribute to a person's health.
Outside of residency, Dr. Bingham is married and has one daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family, studying and improving his Spanish, climbing and snowboarding.
Lisa Bryant, ND
Dr. Lisa Bryant is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NCNM. Dr. Bryant's clinical education included a six-month rotation in cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine and extensive experience in naturopathic primary care. She is involved in increasing awareness of complementary and alternative medicine and regularly speaks to high school students about careers in this field. Before her formal education at NCNM, Dr. Bryant attained a bachelor's degree in Biocultural Anthropology from Western Washington University and also studied traditional medicine in Dehra Dun, India.
Dr. Bryant believes that every person deserves to be well and helps her patients achieve this by using a combination of biomedical tools and traditional naturopathic treatments. Her areas of interest are integrative oncology, IV therapy, diabetes management and natural infertility treatment, she also enjoys practicing general family medicine. She treats every patient with sincerity and respect and truly loves her work as a naturopathic physician.
Outside of work, Dr. Bryant is usually found playing with her son, biking around her neighborhood, or spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys hiking in the Columbia River Gorge with her husband and exploring the Oregon coast.
Michelle Cameron, ND
Dr. Michelle Cameron received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 2013 from NCNM and serves as a dual first-year resident physician for both NCNM and A Woman's Time, a private naturopathic medical clinic in NW Portland. This allows her the unique privilege of clinical training in both primary care through the NCNM Clinic and women's health and gynecology, working with Dr. Tori Hudson at A Woman's Time. Prior to her naturopathic medicine training, Dr. Cameron receive a B.S. in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida in 1999, where she graduated summa cum laude.
Dr. Cameron's journey in medicine arose from the experience of caring for her only child as he underwent treatment for neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive childhood cancer. It was through this experience that she recognized the need for natural medicine and her desire to become a physician was born.
During he clinical training at NCNM, Dr. Cameron discovered her passion for treating women and their unique health care needs while completing a two-year rotation in advanced gynecology and women's health with Dr. Kimberly Windstar. In addition, she completed training under Tami Kent, MSPT and is a certified Holistic Pelvic Care Provider™. Dr. Cameron has also completed advanced training in intravenous (IV) therapy, a special area of interest to her and a six-month rotation in cardiopulmonary medicine with Dr. Martin Milner at the Center for Natural Medicine.
Dr. Cameron's medical philosophy supports an integrative approach to medicine and she is an advocate of collaborative care between both naturopathic and conventional practitioners. She believes that each patient deserves a unique, personalized and holistic approach to their health and aims to provide her patients with the most comprehensive, evidenced-based care possible.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Cameron looks forward to spending time with her amazing partner, Scott, enjoying the Portland food scene, cooking, camping, exercising and, yes, sleeping.
Jenna Wilson Crain, ND
Dr. Jenna Wilson Crain is a licensed naturopathic physician in her first year of residency at NCNM. She graduated in 2013 with a certificate in homeopathy.
During her studies, Dr. Wilson Crain did clinical observation in the field of integrative skin care with Dr.'s Amy Bader, Misty White and Nora Aaron. Her love of aesthetic medicine prompted her to form an aesthetic medicine group at NCNM, providing additional educational opportunities for students interested in integrative skin care.
Dr. Wilson Crain received her baccalaureate degree from Marylhurst University where she focused on communication studies and religion. She followed this with a M.A. in Pastoral and Spiritual Care, studying spiritual direction, pastoral counseling and chaplaincy. She holds certificates in Pastoral Care and Conflict Resolution and Mediation. After this she completed a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition: Didactic Program in Dietetics at Bastyr University. While at Bastyr she developed and taught a series of classes for the public in Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorder and counseled patients with a wide variety of health concerns. Dr. Wilson Crain also participated in additional clinical training in nutrition for HIV/AIDS and diabetes education.
Dr. Wilson Crain believes strongly in the holistic approach to medicine, integrating nutritional and lifestyle counseling, mind body work and homeopathy. She feels grateful for acquiring the tools necessary for providing individualized patient care. When not working, Dr. Wilson Crain is a pure bred cat enthusiast and enjoys spending time with all types of animals.
Rowan Dunlap, ND
Dr. Rowan Dunlap is a naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NCNM. She earned her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from NCNM in 2012 with high honors. During her internship, Dr. Dunlap completed a six month rotation in cardiopulmonary medicine. Before attending NCNM, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University with a degree in Near Eastern Studies.
Dr. Dunlap believes in a model of holistic, individualized and integrative medicine that embraces everything from homeopathy to IV therapy to pharmaceuticals to optimally address patients’ needs and help them towards health. She has a particular interest in cardiology and endocrinology but has a broad primary care focus.
Megan Golani, ND
Dr. Megan Golani is a licensed naturopathic physician in her second–year of residency at NCNM. She graduated in 2012 with honors and a certificate in natural childbirth.
During her studies, Dr. Golani completed a two-year clinical mentorship rotation in women’s health under the direction of Dr. Kimberly Windstar and a six–month internship focusing on chronic disease management and biotherapeutic drainage with Dr. Dickson Thom. Additionally, she completed a two–year apprenticeship in women’s health, midwifery, and pediatrics with Dr. Catherine Schaefer in her private practice. She also has trained with Tami Kent in holistic pelvic care.
Dr. Golani received her baccalaureate degree from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor where she focused on developmental and transpersonal psychology, with an emphasis on the mind-body connection.
Dr. Golani believes strongly in the holistic approach to medicine; integrating nutritional and lifestyle counseling, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. She feels grateful to have acquired the tools necessary to provide individualized patient care. When not working, Dr. Golani is a Providence Hospice volunteer and enjoys camping, meditating, practicing yoga, and traveling abroad with her husband.
Brielle Mele, ND
Dr. Brielle Mele is in her first year of residency at NCNM with a special focus on women's health and primary care. Dr. Mele uses both natural and conventional treatments as well as working with diet and lifestyle to provide patients with individualized healthcare. She is also trained in Holistic Pelvic Care.
Dr. Mele earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from NCNM, graduating with high honors. During her time at NCNM, Dr. Mele completed a two-year long mentorship in integrative women's health under the direction of Kimberly Windstar-Hamlin, MEd, ND. She also completed a mentorship in cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine with Martin Milner, ND. After graduating from the University of Oregon, she moved to Portland and worked at a low-income women's health clinic and volunteered in the OHSU Emergency Department. Her experiences instilled in her a passion for primary care, women's health and working with underserved populations.
In her spare time, Dr. Mele enjoys spending time with her husband and two-year-old daughter. She enjoys cooking, gardening, snowboarding, college football and taking road trips.
Jessica Nagelkirk, ND
Dr. Jessica Nagelkirk is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her second–year residency at National College for Natural Medicine, where she received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine. During her course of study, Dr. Nagelkirk completed an internship specializing in cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine. Dr. Nagelkirk offers primary naturopathic care and has a particular interest in chronic disease management, women’s health, and aesthetic medicine. Additionally, Dr. Nagelkirk is committed to providing comprehensive medical care that is shaped by evidence–based medicine to address the fundamental cause of illness. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Michigan Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Prior to becoming a naturopathic physician, Dr. Nagelkirk completed a Bachelors of Science degree in General Science from the University of Oregon. She has worked actively in her community to support the medically underserved population and educate the general public about the importance of promoting and maintain health.
In addition to working as a resident naturopath and writing educational articles, Dr. Nagelkirk enjoys spending time with her 10 year old Rottweiler named Misha, gardening, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, cooking, and enjoying the company of friends and family.
Sarah Noseworthy, ND
Dr. Sarah Noseworthy is a licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist beginning her first year of residency at NCNM. Dr. Noseworthy graduated from NCNM in 2013 with her doctorate in naturopathic medicine and with high honors in a master of acupuncture. During her studies, she completed a clinical mentorship focusing on women's health and acupuncture with Dr. Melanie Henriksen. She also completed a mentorship with David Berkshire, LAc focusing on Five Element acupuncture.
Prior to her education at NCNM, Dr. Noseworthy graduated magna cum laude from East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in Philosophy with an emphasis on religious studies and a B.A. in English.
Dr. Noseworthy believes in an individualized and holistic approach to medicine. She enjoys empowering patients with nutritional and lifestyle counseling and using botanical medicine and acupuncture to treat them. She is thankful for having so many options available for individualizing and optimizing her patients' health. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, playing games with friends, gardening and reading.
Karly Powell, ND
Dr. Karly Powell is a first-year resident physician at NCNM and a 2013 graduate with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. During her internship she completed a six-month rotation in cardiopulmonary medicine, 18 months in a community health center serving a Spanish-speaking population, and 100 hours in coursework and apprenticeships in functional neurology. She also traveled to Nicaragua with a relief organization, Natural Doctors International providing care to the local population in a rural medical clinic. Prior to her time at NCNM she graduated with a bachelor degree in Physiology and Exercise and Sport Science from University of California, Santa Barbara.
In addition to primary care medicine, Dr. Powell's clinical interests include neurological and autoimmune conditions, chronic disease management and working with athletes to optimize their performance and wellness. She strive to provide comprehensive, individualized care of each patient using a multitude of naturopathic therapies and integrating with conventional medical care. When not working, Dr. Powell enjoys competing in triathlons and swimming in the chilly waters of Oregon's lake and rivers.
Meghan Sperandeo, ND
Dr. Meghan Sperandeo is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NCNM. She earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 2013, graduating with high honors. During her internship, Dr. Sperandeo completed a six-month clinical mentorship in cardiopulmonary medicine.
Before attending NCNM, Dr. Sperandeo received her bachelor's degree in 2003 from McNeese State University in Biological Sciences and participated in the department's research program.
Dr. Sperandeo offers naturopathic primary care and has a strong dedication to providing comprehensive and individualized care to every patient. She believes strongly in the power of lifestyle counseling, nutrition, botanical medicine and homeopathy in managing both acute and chronic disease.
Andrea Williams, ND
Dr. Andrea Williams is a licensed naturopathic physician entering her first year of residency at NCNM. She graduated from NCNM in 2013 with a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a certificate in Natural Childbirth. While in school, Dr. Williams worked for four years as a teaching assistant in gross anatomy and assisted in over 75 live births in the greater Portland area. Her areas of concentration include women's health, homeopathy and minor surgery.
Dr. Williams received her baccalaureate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Community Studies, emphasizing sustainable agriculture and Permaculture. Prior to attending school at NCNM she studied botanical medicine at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, Oregon and Ayurvedic medicine at the Dhyana Center in Sebastopol, California. She has also spent many years traveling and living abroad in countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America and the Caribbean.
Dr. Williams has an integrative approach to health care, which addresses mental, emotional and physical needs while utilizing the best of both conventional and alternative medicine to provide safe and effective treatment. When not working she enjoys sailing, surfing, hiking, kayaking, wild-crafting, cooking and gardening.