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NCNM & the News

Media coverage of the college, our alums and natural medicine stories making headlines.
The Office of Media Relations compiles news stories about NCNM; its students, faculty, administration and alumni. For more information, call our office at 503.552.1504.

Jun 17 2009 Everyday Health

Heather Zwickey, PhD, director of NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute is featured in two article on liver cancer treatment: "Liver Cancer-Tips to Beat Fatigue" and "A Diet for Liver Cancer Patients."

Apr 27 2009 Everyday Health

Heather Zwickey, PhD, director of NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute is featured in: "Alternative Treatment for High Blood Pressure."

Jun 05 2009 KATU News

Dr. Heather Zwickey, Director of NCNM Helfgott Research Institute is interviewed in "Childhood Vaccines."

Dec 15 2009 The Oregonian

People highlight: Dr. Rita Bettenburg, dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine at National College of Natural Medicine, has been appointed president of the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education.

Dec 09 2009 The Wall Street Journal

Pillow Talk: Buckwheat for Sleep. Dr. Sussanna Czeranko recommends buckwheat pillows to patients who have trouble sleeping.

Dec 09 2009 The Oregonian

Some find help with Chinese exercise. Qigong: The ancient practice addresses inner balance plus body and mind health. Dr. Laurie Regan, professor and dean of the School of Classical Chinese Medicine at NCNM is quoted.

Nov 03 2009 Natural Awakenings

Are You Breathing Too Much? Learn about the Buteyko breathing method with Dr. Sussanna Ceranko.

Oct 06 2009 Natural Awakenings

NCNM Officially Opens Portland's Largest Natural Health Clinic

Oct 05 2009 Energy Times

Going for the Throat: Bolstering your immune system can help forestall scratchiness and soreness. Dr. Marnie Loomis, NCNM alumna and CE director, is quoted.

Sep 30 2009 The Oregonian

New clinic opens at Portland college of natural medicine. Online version here.

Sep 25 2009 Portland Business Journal

College Celebrates Opening

Sep 14 2009 Oregon Health News Vol 19, No 9

Naturopathic college opens new clinic, receives tens of thousands in donations

Sep 09 2009 The Asian Reporter

NCNM Opens New Integrated Naturopathic/Chinese Medicine Clinic

Sep 04 2009 Natural Awakenings

Grand Opening for New NCNM Clinic in South Portland. National College of Natural Medicine, once known as "Portland's Best Kept Secret," is retiring that longtime label as it moves quickly toward its new future.

Sep 04 2009 Natural Awakenings

Letter from the Publisher: Kudos to NCNM

Sep 02 2009 Competitor Magazine

The Northwest Goes Natural: Local endurance athletes embrace natural medicine. Faculty member, Dr. Karen Frangos is quoted.

Jul 31 2009 ABC News

Why Do We Spend $34 Billion in Alternative Medicine? National study shows how much America spends on alternative care, but not why. This ABC News report on alternative care spending includes a quote from our own Dr. Marnie Loomis.

Jul 20 2009 The Wall Street Journal

A Cup of Tea for a Clearer Nose – stuffed up and miserable from allergies? Asst. Professor Roger Batchelor is quoted.

Jul 15 2009 Naturopathic Doctor News & Review (NDNR)

Oregon Legislature Passes Naturopathic Formulary Bill. NCNM President, Dr. Schleich, applauds SB327 in recent NDNR issue.

Jul 06 2009 Energy Times

Go for the Glow – proper nutrition inside and out protects your skin from summer sun. Dr. Amy Bader, NCNM adjunct faculty, is quoted.

Jun 10 2009 SW Portland Post

Naturopathic college looks to expand in South Portland rather than relocate

May 31 2009 The Oregonian

Acupuncture Career Offers Many Rewards. Story features 2004 NCNM alumnae Brenda Harris, LAc, and Dr. Laurie Regan, dean of NCNM’s School of Classical Chinese Medicine.

May 22 2009 Better Homes & Garden

The Healing Waters – an interview with NCNM's own Dr. Sussanna Czeranko on balneotherapy.

May 04 2009 SW Portland Post

North Macadam Transportation Plan approved unanimously by City Council

Apr 28 2009 Portland Business Journal

R&H Construction tapped for natural medical school addition.  Online version here.

Jan 07 2009 Spa Magazine

Plant Prescriptions: plant-based natural remedies can sometimes be just as effective as pharmaceuticals. Dr. Jill Stanard, NCNM clinic director, gives suggestions for natural alternatives and how to use them.