Dr. Carolyn Nygaard

School of Research & Graduate Studies



Assistant Professor



Autoimmunity, Fertility and Pediatrics



ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2009

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BAS 434 Evidence Informed Practice
RES 501 Journal Club (Pediatrics)
RES 530 Research Methodology


Dr. Carolyn Nygaard graduated from NCNM with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and a certificate in natural childbirth in 2009. She also has a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Dayton. While earning her undergraduate degree, she completed her senior thesis in analytical chemistry and received a summer internship with the Department of Clinical Pathology at University Hospitals of Cleveland studying antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus.

Dr. Nygaard's areas of interest are autoimmunity, fertility and pediatrics. She is a clinical investigator on several projects at Helfgott including studies on women's health and fertility. She also teaches research courses in the naturopathic medicine program at NCNM and is in private practice as a naturopathic doctor and midwife.

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