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Sheryl Estlund, ND

Instructor

Bio

Dr. Sheryl Estlund is a naturopathic physician who is experienced in treating a wide variety of patients. Her areas of expertise include:

● Minor Surgery
● Physical Medicine
● Pain Management
● Dermatology
● Emergency and Acute care

Dr. Estlund has a special interest in ensuring adequate access to health care for the underserved and uninsured patient population. She runs clinic rotations and supervises student interns at NCNM's community clinics and at the NCNM Clinic. 

Courses taught:
•    CLS710/711  Clinic Synthesis I, II
•    CLE709  Clinical Secondary Rotation                     
•    CLE811  Clinical Primary Rotation

She completed her undergraduate work at University of Oregon, majoring in psychology, sociology; with a minor degree in gerontology. Prior to attending NCNM, she worked in the mental health field for five years focusing on counseling and case management in the geriatric population.

Dr. Estlund graduated from NCNM in 2003 and subsequently pursued a three-year residency in general medicine. In addition to serving as a clinical adjunct faculty member, she works in private practice at Northwood Health Center.

Curriculum Vitae

Updated Jan. 2, 2009

EDUCATION  
2005-2006 Residency in General Medicine
  PGY3: Natural Health Centers, Portland, Oregon
2004-2005 Residency in General Medicine
  PGY2: Natural Health Centers, Portland, Oregon
2003-2004 Residency in General Medicine
  PGY1: Natural Health Centers, Portland, Oregon
2003 Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
  Honors graduate
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
1992 Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Sociology
  Minor Degree in Gerontology
  University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 
2008-Present National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  Director of Post Graduate Medical Education, ND Clinical Faculty  
2006-2008 National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  Coordinator, Department of Post Graduate Medical Education, ND Clinical Faculty
1997-1999 Providence Medical Group/Sunset, Portland, Oregon
  Clinic Coordinator 
1993-1997 Delaunay Family of Services, Portland, Oregon
  Residential Care Facility Administrator  
   
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 
2007-Present Northwood Health Center, Woodburn, Oregon
  Acute Care, Pain Management, General Medicine 
2006-Present Salem Naturopathic Clinic, Salem, Oregon
  General Medicine 
2006-Present Outside In, Portland, Oregon
  Homeless/Acute Care         
2002-Present NCNM Natural Health Center, Portland, Oregon
  General Medicine
   
VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY SERVICE
2008 Habitat for Humanity, Portland, Oregon
2006 Health Bridges International
  Medical Outreach to Peru; One week intensive
2001-2003 AmeriCorps, Portland, OR
  Volunteer community outreach medical services
1996-2002  Harvest Homes, Portland, OR
  Volunteer to geriatric clientele  
1991-1992 McKenzie Willamette Adult Day Care, Springfield, OR
  Assistant Activities Coordinator   
1988-1991 Rape Crisis Network, Eugene, OR
  Volunteer crisis hotline and intervention counselor
   
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
2004-Present Community Outreach, Family and Acute Care 
  Outside In, Portland, Oregon
2004 Neurology Grader
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  Professor:  Dr. Dick Thom
2002-2003 Anatomy/Physiology Tutor
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2002-2003 Harvest Homes Community Clinic Liaison
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2001-2003 Grand Rounds Committee Administrative Assistant
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  Supervisor:  Dr. Jason Barker
2000-2003 Anatomy Teaching Assistant
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  Professor:  Dr. Jon Brons
   
LICENSES  
2003-Present Naturopathic Physician license in Oregon, License #1300
2003-Present DEA, #MO1040257
   
AFFILIATIONS & BOARDS
2007-Present Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  Second Vice President
2005-2007 Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  Secretary
   
HONORS & AWARDS
2008 Carlson Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
  National College of Natural Medicine
2003 Academic Honors, Graduating Class 2003
  National College of Natural Medicine
   
COMMITTEES (NCNM)
2008-Current Post Graduate Medical Education Team 
2007-2008 Non-Academic Review Committee
2007-Current Charting and Coding Committee
2006-Current Curriculum Committee
2006-2007 Academic Appeals Committee
2003-Current Post Graduate Medical Education Committee

 
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•  Residency & Medical School Clinical Experience
•  Continuing Education