Dr. Melanie Henriksen

School of Naturopathic Medicine






Women's Health & Prenatal Care



ND, MSOM, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2005

CNM, Oregon Health & Science University, 2009

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Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN is the Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine, at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM). She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the naturopathic program including development, delivery and assessment.

Dr. Henriksen graduated from NCNM’s Naturopathic and Chinese medicine programs in 2005 and then completed two years of residency. Following residency, her private practice focused on women’s health and prenatal care. She further diversified her education by obtaining a Master of Nursing degree in 2009 from Oregon Health & Science University.

In addition to her current administrative duties, Dr. Henriksen is a practicing clinician and directly oversees student clinic shifts. Outside of NCNM, Dr. Henriksen works at a national level to improve medical education though her involvement in accreditation and by leading a profession wide competency development for naturopathic medicine. She is passionate about integrative healthcare, collaborative medicine and evidence informed practice.

Click here to view Dr. Henriksen's Curriculum Vitae.