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Edythe Vickers, ND, LAc

Adjunct Faculty

Bio

Dr. Vickers graduated (B.Sc.) from the University of Toronto, the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. For the last 18 years her practice has focused on women's health, immune disorders, cancer, and chronic diseases. Dr. Vickers uses acupuncture, Chinese herbs, hydrotherapy, diet and nutritional supplements to assist her patients in achieving better health and balance. Throughout the years of her practice she has taught Chinese herb classes and acupuncture techniques classes, and for the past 5 years she has been a supervising physician on the NCNM Chinese medicine shift. Dr. Vickers often gives lectures on treating illness through natural medicine, and has a private practice in SE Portland.

Courses taught:
•    CCM713  Clinical Specialty Topics II
•    CCM909  Clinical Internship Rotation    
•    CCM809  Clinical Observation Rotation  
•    CCM999  Master Thesis III

Curriculum Vitae

Updated December 14, 2009

EDUCATION 
• National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, OR, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1987.
          Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1987.
• University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada,  Bachelor of Science, 1987.
• Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR.  Acupuncture Degree, 1986.
 
TEACHING AND LECTURING  
• National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR   2001-present
          Points, Techniques, Special Cases   
• Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR  1986–92
          Chinese Herbology 1-3    
• Issues After Breast Cancer, The Treatment of Breast Cancer using TCM   2002 - 2004
          Portland, OR   
• Issues After Breast Cancer, Naturopathic Tools for Treating Breast Cancer  2006, 2007
          Portland, Oregon   
   
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION  
National Board Certified in Acupuncture (NCCA) 1987-present
National Board Certified in Chinese Herbology (NCCA-CH)  1994-present
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP  current
   
SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES  
Co-investigator, Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Chinese Medicine 1993–1997
Co-investigator, IV Vitamin Therapy for AIDS   1995–1997
   
PUBLICATIONS
• The Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Immunodeficiency Syndrome with Chinese Medicine, 
    International Journal of Oriental Medicine  1995.
• Natural Therapies for Menopause, International Journal of Oriental Medicine (IJOM)  1995.
• Synopsis of Scalp Acupuncture, START Group  1996; republished IJOM 1997.
• Scalp Acupuncture Update, START Group 1997 (publication of Institute for Traditional Medicine).
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS AND COMMITTEES
Komen Medical Advisory Committee, Portland , Oregon, 2006-present
 
STUDENTS MENTORED
• Anne Jacobs, An Hao Natural Healthcare clinic, 2006-2007, resident, ND, MSOM
• Heather Krebsbach, An Hao Natural Healthcare clinic, 2007-present, resident, ND, MSOM
 
CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES
• Menopause  4/28/07-4/20/07 Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. 13.5 hours
• Women’s Cancers  1/26/07-1/28/07 Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. 19.25 hours
• Pharmacy and Pain Management Series, 12/3/06, OBNE. 6 hours