Melanie Henriksen, ND, MSOM, MN

National College of Natural Medicine, USA


Dr. Melanie Henriksen is the Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM). She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the naturopathic program including the development, delivery and assessment of the naturopathic program.   


Dr. Henriksen graduated from NCNM’s naturopathic and Chinese medicine programs in 2005 and then completed two years of residency at NCNM. Following residency her private practice was focused on women’s health and prenatal care. She further advanced her education by obtaining a Master of Nursing degree (Certified Nurse Midwife) in 2009 from Oregon Health & Science University.

In addition to her administrative duties Dr. Henriksen sees patients at the NCNM Clinic and oversees student clinic shifts. She is passionate about collaborative medicine and evidence informed practice. In her free time Dr. Henriksen enjoys spending time working in her garden, biking, or camping with her husband and two young daughters.