NMSA FNM Fellowship – 2016



Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA) and Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine (FNM) announce Philosophy Fellowship Award

(PORTLAND, OR.) September 21, 2016— The Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA), the student-governed nonprofit representing North American naturopathic physicians-in-training, is pleased to congratulate Claire Zimmerman, ND, 2016 Bastyr University graduate, on being awarded a ground-breaking $12,000 Philosophy Fellowship award.  The Philosophy Fellowship Award was created in partnership with the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine (FNM) Pbrick-czroject, which is generously supported by Emerson Ecologics and NFH (Nutritional Fundamentals for Health ). This Fellowship was awarded as part of the second annual NMSA Fellowship program.

As the FNM Philosophy Fellow, Dr. Zimmermann will collaborate with naturopathic medicine’s respected leaders, scholars, research scientists, and theorists from around the world on completion of the first international textbook on the foundational concepts of naturopathic medicine.


“The caliber of applicants was stellar,” said Pamela Snider, ND, FNM Executive & Senior Editor: “We are excited to work with Dr. Zimmerman, and create more opportunities for students and recent graduates.”

The NMSA is a unified, sustainable, ethical and professional voice for naturopathic medical students across North America. NMSA advocates for naturopathic physicians-in-training, and inspires educational and community building initiatives that prepare naturopathic medical students with tools, experiences and connections necessary to become successful physicians. For more information about the NMSA and our programs, please visit www.naturopathicstudent.org

The NMSA hosts members from the following schools:


University of Bridgeport Ÿ* Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine *Ÿ Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences Ÿ* Bastyr University (Washington) *Ÿ Bastyr University (San Diego) *Ÿ National University of Natural Medicine Ÿ* Boucher Institute Ÿ National University of Health Sciences Ÿ* Universidad El Turabo


The Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Project is producing a seminal international textbook on the philosophy, theory, and principles of naturopathic medicine – a synthesis of the knowledge and understanding of the naturopathic scholastic community, colleges and the global naturopathic medical community. FNM is based at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), and grateful to our FNM Fellowship financial sponsors.  www.foundationsproject.net


Emerson Ecologics is dedicated to the continued emergence of natural healthcare and wellness by fully supporting healthcare practitioners in providing the care their patients need to evolve to a more proactive and balanced approach for health at all ages.   Emerson Ecologics  https://www.emersonecologics.com/


NFH (Nutritional Fundamentals for Health), works to help the population better understand the keys to individual health with the mission to improve the health and wellness of the population by the development and promotion of nutraceuticals that are effective and safe to prevent disease and improve health. Nutritional Fundamentals for Health (NFH) http://www.nfh.ca/



Contact:        Krisel Nagallo, VP Communications

Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA)



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