I have had the incredible opportunity to study and learn under these well-respected professionals.

Dr. Nathalie Johnson

is a nationally known surgeon, breast cancer researcher, and lecturer. She graduated from the Medical College of Virginia and completed her internship and residency at USC. She is currently clinical professor of surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University and maintains three surgical practices and hospital appointments in the Portland area. The recipient of numerous academic honors and community service awards for her work with breast cancer in particular, Dr. Johnson has published many scientific articles, and has been a leader in advocating for complementary cancer care.

Dr. Lisa McCluskey

is a practitioner and researcher. Dr. McCluskey attended Oregon Health Sciences University. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She also completed her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Southern California. She practices as a Gynecologic Oncologist with the Northwest Cancer Specialists in Portland, OR.

Dr. Tori Hudson

is an educator, researcher, clinician, lecturer and author. Dr. Hudson graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) and has been caring for patients for over 20 years. She was awarded the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Award for research in 1990 and the Physician of the Year award in 1999. She has been active as a consultant within the NIH and serves on many boards and advisory panels associated with women’s health. Dr. Hudson is currently a Professor at NCNM, Bastyr University and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is the Medical Director of A Woman’s Time health clinic in Portland, OR.

Dr. Cynthia Ferrier

is a clinician and educator. Dr. Ferrier graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Biology from the University of California and attended U.C. San Francisco Medical School. Dr. Ferrier then completed a 1 year Molecular Immunology fellowship at Scripps Institute and Research Foundation in San Diago. Dr. Ferrier completed an internal medicine residency followed by a chief residency year at Providence Portland Medical Center. She has maintained a private practice in internal medicine with an emphasis in women’s health for over 18 years.

Dr. Barbara Zavanelli-Morgan

graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1979. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and endocrine fellowship in Portland, OR. She practices gynecologic endocrinology in her private practice in Portland and currently mentors medical residents rotating through their endocrine electives.

Dr. Michael McClung

is a clinician, educator and clinical investigator in the field of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Dr. McClung completed his medical training at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and his endocrinology fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. As founding Director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center in Portland, he coordinates a multi-disciplinary treatment center for the evaluation and management of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders. Dr. McClung is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at OHSU.

Dr. Elizabeth Newhall

is a clinician, researcher, author and lecturer. Dr. Newhall graduated from the University of California Medical School. She did her OB/GYN residency at OHSU. She has been involved in the research on RU486 since 1994 and is a champion of physician’s rights and patient’s rights for choice. She has been in practice for over 16 years, is the Medical Director of The Downtown Women’s Center, Portland, OR and has received the AMWA community service award.

Dr. Suzanne Scopes

has been studying, practicing and teaching naturopathic medicine since graduating with her medical degree from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York in Binghamton. She has been in private practice in Portland Oregon since 1985. Dr. Scopes has lectured extensively in the Portland area, both to the public as well as to the naturopathic and other health professions. She teaches at the National University of Natural Medicine and has also been on the clinical faculty there, supervising in the student clinic.

Dr. Dickson Thom

graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 1974. He obtained his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Oregon. Dr. Thom is a full-time Professor and the past Chair of Naturopathic Medicine at NCNM. He teaches clinical and physical diagnosis, gastro-enterology, neurology and practical endocrinology. He is also a clinical supervisor, and teaches an elective on Biotherapeutic Drainage™. Dr. Thom lectures extensively and has written and collaborated in the writing of many articles and books dealing with drainage, homeopathy and nutrition. Dr. Thom has studied extensively with Dr. Gérard Guéniot, follows his teachings closely and incorporates Dr. Guéniot’s work into his private practice in Beaverton, Oregon, and into his seminar lectures.

Jane Harrison-Hohner

, RN, MSN, WHCNP has been in practice as a nurse practitioner for the last 20 years, holding positions as Assistant Professor at the Department of Primary Care, School of Nursing OHSU, and former director of the menstrual disorders clinic. She is currently a research associate on calcium supplementation and post partum depression.