Graduates of our accredited schools share their stories of success – from schooling to their careers.
Immediately following the completion of his undergraduate degree, Dr. Erik Nelson packed his bags and pursued his calling in naturopathic medicine at SCNM. Learn how Dr. Nelson combines his love of sports with his career in naturopathic medicine.read more
Dr. Raynette Ilg’s career started in office work, but her family roots in botanical medicine led her to pursue a career in naturopathic medicine. Dr. “Ray” fondly recalls picking healing herbs from her grandmother’s garden, a practice that foreshadowed her professional calling as a naturopathic doctor.read more
“I didn’t want to be one of many clinicians shuffled through the system. I wanted to feel like I was, and am a pioneer in a field that is truly guiding the way of the future.”read more
For CCNM alumna Dr. Andrea Maxim, it’s her ability to touch the lives of patients and address their problems that makes her practice a success.read more
“…the connection between understanding how the body works, how it gets broken and how to naturally restore its function resonated with me way more than the conventional way of stopping symptoms.”read more
“The sky is the limit with naturopathic medicine. You really can choose any path you like.” Dr. Jaquel Patterson shares what drove her decision to become a licensed naturopathic physician and her road to success.read more
“There are many aspects of the profession that I love, but I think the amount of educating I get to do as a Naturopathic Doctor sticks out to me the most.”read more