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The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Board of Naturopathic Medicine. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Board of Naturopathic Medicine. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine consists of seven volunteer board members, including five licensed naturopathic physicians and two public citizen members. The board was established by the 1927 Legislature to regulate the practice of naturopathic medicine in Oregon. The board carries out its duties by conducting examinations, performing criminal background checks, licensing, requiring continued education, conducting investigations of complaints and issuing disciplinary measures in cases when violations are found.


Board operations are handled by three employees: an executive director, an administrative assistant and a part-time investigator. The board derives its revenues from licensing fees.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 407, Portland 97232
Telephone: 971-673-0193
Fax: 971-673-0226
General Email: obnm.info@state.or.us
Contact: Anne Walsh, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: Anne Walsh
Records Officer Email: Anne Walsh
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 685
Budget Analysis (PDF) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog