National College of Natural Medicine

Tour & Reception

Wednesday May 16
5:30 PM - to 7:30 PM
Established in Portland in 1956, National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America. Renowned for its excellence in natural medicine education, NCNM’s rigorous classroom, clinical education and training fully prepare our students to begin their health care careers as primary care physicians, researchers and Chinese medicine practitioners. 
  • Visit NCNM’s urban campus here in the heart of Portland, where Heather Zwickey, PhD, director of NCNM’s Helfott Research Institute, will highlight some of NCNM’s award-winning, NIH-funded research studies. 
  • Hear about the new Master of Science in Integrative Medical Research program, designed for medical professionals and others interested in receiving a strong foundation in evidence-based natural medicine research. 
  • Tour NCNM Clinic, one of the largest natural medicine teaching clinics in North America. Led by Jill Sanders, ND, dean of NCNM clinical operations, you’ll hear about NCNM’s new OCHIN electronic health records system, patient outcomes and more.
Sign up for this site visit will be available on-site at the conference registration desk.  However, space is limited so you are encouraged to RSVP in advance by emailing: Marilynn Considine at  For your convenience, you can copy and paste this text in your email and provide us with your contact information:
"Please RSVP me for the NCNM site visit being held during the 2012 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health on Wednesday, May 16, 2012."