SUCCESS STORIES

Graduates of our accredited schools share their stories of success – from schooling to their careers.

Dr. Julie Durnan – BINM

Dr. Julie Durnan discovered a huge gap when she saw firsthand how many sick people suffered because they couldn’t find treatment. Then she discovered naturopathic medicine and found her passion. After visiting a friend studying to be an ND, Dr. Durnan decided to pursue an education in naturopathic medicine.

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Dr. Amy Bader – NUNM

Dr. Amy Bader always tells people that she didn’t choose naturopathic medicine, it chose her. She stumbled upon the field while she was in the process of applying to conventional medical school. When she was young, Dr. Bader’s mother was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Her family pursued a wide variety of approaches. Dr. Bader believes this is what led her to have an open mind about medicine.

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Dr. Ashley Biscoe – NUHS

Dr. Ashley Biscoe was working as a public health researcher and project manager in Chicago when her health began to decline. She visited several conventional doctors, but each one told her there was nothing wrong with her – that it was probably just stress. Refusing to accept those answers, she began doing her own research to find out more about her health problems, and discovered naturopathic medicine.

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Dr. Heidi Weinhold – SCNM

Dr. Weinhold saw the need for licensure in her state and was motivated to take action. So, she decided to become involved in local politics. After a tough road, she successfully helped her state pass a major finish line.

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Dr. Nicole Egenberger – CCNM

“Being a naturopathic doctor is a calling more than a job; it requires dedication and will constantly stretch you, both intellectually and emotionally. And if you can commit to that, it will make you a better person.”   While Dr. Nicole Egenberger had aspirations...

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Dr. Peter Bongiorno and Dr. Pina LoGiudice – Bastyr

“It is an honor to witness someone’s journey, and to support that journey. Whether we are supporting with conversation to give someone a safe space to speak, or using a food, or an herb, or an acupuncture needle, we are allowed to enter a person’s life and walk with...

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Dr. Daemon Jones – UBCNM

Dr. Daemon Jones, or Dr. Dae, as her patients affectionately call her, left the corporate world to enter the naturopathic medical field. After 15 years as an ND, she is the author of 2 books and 6 e-books. Soon she is launching a ‘members only’ website with online...

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