PTSD and the Six Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Join Radley Ramdhan, ND, MsAc, former Specialist in the United States Army Corp of Engineers, New York Army National Guard for an informative session on naturopathic approaches to PTSD. Hear about his firsthand journey as a doctor and veteran in navigating traumatic issues with patients.

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About the Presenter

Radley Ramdhan, ND, MsAc completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Barry University in Miami, Florida. He earned his Master of Science in Acupuncture and Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine (UBSNM) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. While pursuing his studies, he served as a Specialist in the United States Army Corp of Engineers, New York Army National Guard for six years. It was through his military experience that he developed a special interest in working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) patients, and as a result completed his thesis on understanding and treating PTSD using a naturopathic approach. Dr. Radley served one deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Kuwait and Iraq.

He has co-authored two articles published by Naturopathic Doctor News and Review :

PTSD: Using a Naturopathic Approach to Understand & Treat the Disorder
Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Applications & Plausible Interventions

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University of Bridgeport Shares New and Upcoming Developments

Faculty Research Day

University of Bridgeport presented the 3rd annual Faculty Research Day, an all-day event showcasing the work of faculty, students from all of the graduate and undergraduate schools at UB, and even a few talented area high school students. UBCNM had our strongest showing yet, with students from every cohort presenting posters! 4 members of the graduating class (Lauren Hawkins, Hannibal Miles, Kali Olsen, Radley Ramdhan) each presented posters based on their doctoral thesis. In addition, Dr. Kimberly Sanders prepared a poster based on her clinical outcomes research in the UBCNM Clinics, and five of the students who worked on the project co-presented the poster during the event.

Collaborative research

UBCNM will participate in a collaborative clinical research project, along with other members of the Division of Health Sciences. The study is led by Dr. Cheryl Lyon, an alumna of UBCNM who is on faculty at the UB College of Chiropractic. Dr. Lyon and a group of chiropractic students will be investigating the role of polymorphisms in fatty acid desaturase in patients with chronic pain. Study participants will be recruited from all of the UB Clinics, including the naturopathic, chiropractic, and acupuncture rotations.

Clinic

We continue to expand our clinical offerings in the community. The newest addition is a naturopathic clinic shift at the YMCA here in Bridgeport. We’ve also expanded our selection of specialty clinics. These are one-day-only events which focus on specific conditions or populations and allow potential patients to use our services without worry about finances.

Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Flo McPherson, long-time adjunct clinical professor, presented in April at the Joint American Homeopathic Conference in Phoenix on the use of homeopathy rotations at UB Clinics to treat low-income and limited-resource populations.

Dr. John Furlong, Associate Clinical Professor, will travel to Belem, Brazil, this summer for the 16th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology. He is leading a workshop on “Indigenous knowledge in human learning of medicine/ towards a sustainable future”.