Faculty

Adiel Tel-Oren, D.C., M.D., CCN, DABCN, FABDA

University of Texas, Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Russian State Medical University, Minneapolis Institute of Acupuncture and Herbal Studies, The Israeli College of Natural Health Sciences, The American Board of Disability Analysts (fellow), The American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition (Diplomate), The ACA Council on Nutrition, IAACN (member), American Board of Oxidative Medicine and American Board of Chelation Therapies (Interim Diplomate)

Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren is president of Integrative HealthCare Clinics, Inc., a growing facility offering multi-disciplinary health care services under one roof. Dr. Tel-Oren graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas and from NWCC before obtaining his medical diploma from the prestigious Pirogov Moscow Medical Institute (aka RSMU). He holds licenses in nutrition, chiropractic, and general medicine (the latter in Europe and Asia) and numerous certificates including clinical nutrition and darkfield hematology. Dr. Tel-Oren brings a wealth of knowledge and variegated experience to the University of Natural Medicine as its Dean of Medical Sciences.

Beverly Kune

Beverly Kune, N.D., L.P.C.C., L.M.T.

Antioch University, S.U.N.Y., Hahnemann Academy of North America, Westbrook University

Dr. Beverly Kune has over 20-years of experience working as a mind-body therapist, and is currently in private practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), she combines and integrates a wide variety of modalities and approaches into her work catalyzing the body-mind’s innate healing abilities. She is certified as an Iridologist through the National Iridology Research Association (NIRA), as an Educational Kinesiology instructor through the Edu-Kinesthetics Foundation, and as an Educational Therapist through the state of California. She is also affiliated with the Hypnotherapy Clinic and Milton Erickson Institute of New Mexico.

Modalities: include Ericksonian Psycho-Hypnotherapy; Cognitive Dialog; SE (Somatic Experiencing); EMDR; Integrative Bodywork including Advanced Level Cranial Sacral Therapy & Visceral Manipulation, Somato Emotional Release, Jin Shin Do, Applied & Specialized Kinesiology; Whole Brain Integrative Learning (Omni-Brain) Group Facilitation & Teaching

  • Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.): Westbrook University: Aztec, New Mexico, (1996)
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor: LPCC (#1565); State of New Mexico (1995)
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology (specialization: Neuro-Perceptual & Somatic Psychology): Antioch University: Yellow Springs, Ohio; Individualized Master of Arts Program (1991)
  • Licensed Massage Therapist: LMT (#717); State of New Mexico (1994)
  • Diplomate of Homeopathy (D.Hom.): Hahnemann Academy of North America: Santa Fe, New Mexico, (1992) – Certified Educational Therapist (CA State: DOT 094-227-010): Educational Kinesiology
  • Foundation: CA (1989)
  • Advanced Professional Training: Jin Shin Do Acupressure: Jin Shin Do Foundation; Cranial Sacral Work & Somatio-Emotional Release; Visceral Manipulation: Upledger Institute; Specialized & Applied Kinesiology; Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR): EMDR Institute, Inc.; Somatic Experiencing: Foundation for Human Enrichment (intermediate level)

Case Adams, B.A., D.Sc., Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Natural Health Sciences, Doctorate in Integrative Health Sciences, Board Certified Alternative Medicine Practitioner. Clinical experience with diplomas in Blood Chemistry, Clinical Nutritional Counseling, Homeopathy, Aromatherapy, Colon Hydrotherapy, Certificates in Pain Management and Case Management/Contact Tracing. Authored 28 books on subjects such as probiotics, allergies, arthritis, depression, immunity, diet, gastrointestinal issues and more. He’s also authored numerous published periodical articles on natural medicine research.

   Dr. Cindy Ross

Cindy Ross, D.N.M., B.C.H.N., C.N.P.

Dr. Cindy Ross completed her doctorate degree in Natural Medicine from the University of Natural Medicine where she is also completing her Ph.D. in Natural Health Sciences and is an associate professor. She received her Master’s degree in Nutrition from the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Cindy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Alabama.

  • Doctorate in Natural Medicine – University of Natural Medicine

  • Ph.D. Student in Health Sciences – University of Natural Medicine

  • DEAC Outstanding Graduate of the Year 2021 Award – ACHS

  • Board Certified A4M

  • Board Certified University of Functional Medicine

  • Board Certified Nutrition Professional-NANP

  • Board Certified Holistic Nutrition-NANP

  • Board Certified Dietary Supplement Professional- NANP

  • Board Certified American Association of Drugless Practitioners-AADP

  • Board Certified Integrative Medicine Practitioner-BOIM

  • Board Certified Practitioner of Humanitarian Services-WONM

  • Mastery Certified- Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis- F.B.C.A.

  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition- American College of Healthcare Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science – University of South Alabama

Dr. Cindy Ross is a Functional Medicine Doctor. She uses functional medicine to help find answers to the cause of illness along with nutritional imbalances. 

Cindy’s legacy project is a non-profit 501c3 she created in 2016 called C.H.A.D., she uses her education to provide humanitarian work of functional medicine along with nutrition counseling in underprivileged communities worldwide. Cindy also has a chapter of Not Just Tourists in Orange Beach providing medical supplies in developing countries. 

Chris Irene, D.N.M.

Niagara University, Canisius College, University of Natural Medicine

Dr. Irene has been an instructor in the field of Biology for 20 years and has always had a passion for alternative medicine. She is a certified Family Herbalist and the founder of Health Guide Series, a collection of brochures which combine the areas of nutrition and supplement strategies for her patients. Dr. Irene feels that all aspects of the body need to be addressed (physically and psychologically) in order for an individual to attain maximum health. In conjunction with that belief, she has been teaching Psychology as an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix for the past 9 years.

David Christopher

David Christopher, B.A., M.H., A.H.G.

Brigham Young University, The School of Natural Healing.

For the last 20 years David Christopher has been a popular worldwide speaker. He has generated new ideas on the management of high blood pressure, diabetes and auto-immune diseases, and was one of the first to discourage the use of Prozac in favor of natural methods. Alarmed by the growing use of Ritalin, David developed an alternative program for ADD and ADHD.

In 1974, David Christopher, M.H., took his place by his father’s side at The School of Natural Healing. David’s book entitled An Herbal Legacy of Courage is a loving tribute to his father. Today, thousands of individuals practice the art of natural healing thanks to his continued directorship and teaching.

David Christopher is a prominent herbalist in the United States and is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University, and his Master’s degree from The School of Natural Healing. David’s herbal studies began at the foot of America’s foremost herbalist, his father, Dr. John R. Christopher, MH, ND. As the director of The School of Natural Healing he ensures that the School offers the best herbal education in the field. David is also a popular radio talk show host, and his program, A Healthier You. An Herbal Legacy of Courage, a biography on his father’s life, is David’s most recent publication.

Dr. Deanna Minich

Deanna Minich, Ph.D., C.N.

Doctorate in Medical Sciences, Certified Nutritionist. Dr. Deanna Minich is a certified nutritionist by the Washington Department of Health and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (C.N.S.) through the American College of Nutrition. She was elected Fellow of the American College of Nutrition in 2001 and is a member of various nutrition organizations such as the American Society for Nutrition Science.

Dr. Minich developed her expertise in the nutrition field over the past thirteen years by serving in the food, medical food, and dietary supplement industries and by counseling patients in private practice using functional medicine concepts. Her academic path has been focused on human biology, metabolism, and nutrition.

Her academic training has been complemented by her in-depth study of East Indian philosophy and spirituality. In addition to intuitive assessment, Dr. Minich is trained in Reiki, has been instructed in the Shamanistic tradition, and uses the tools of emotional release work through the Grief Recovery Institute.

Dr. Minich lives in Port Orchard, Washington. She has a private practice and spends her time consulting, writing, and presenting her unique system of food-chakra integration.

Ellen Tart

Ellen Tart Jensen, D.Sc., Ph.D.

Appalachian State University, University of New Mexico, Westbrook University and the Open International University.

Dr. Ellen Tart Jensen has been involved with natural healing and nutrition since 1979 and studying iridology since 1983. Ellen spent four five years working at the Hidden Valley Health Center working as an assistant to Dr. Bernard Jensen, world renowned naturopath and nutritionist. He is considered by many to be the Father of Iridology in the United States and throughout the world. Dr. Tart Jensen spent two years in Switzerland where she studied nutrition, fasting and natural healing methods at the Prasura Holistic Health Clinic. In addition, she is the Vice President of Bernard Jensen International and has written several books on iridology and nutrition. She maintains a busy iridology practice in San Marcos, CA. and teaches classes in iridology, nutrition, herbology and mind/body healing techniques throughout the world. U.S., Canada, Australia, Costa Rica and Columbia.

France Robert

France Robert, Certified Hydrotherapist NBCHT I-ACT

Ms. Robert has studied Holistic Medicine for over 40 years and specializes in Colon Hydrotherapy; encompassing being licensed as a therapist, instructor, and owner of an internal wellness centers. She is the lead instructor of the Internal Wellness and Colon hydrotherapy Program for the University of Natural Medicine, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and all Lesson Plans are I-ACT approved.

“Over 40 years ago I was visioning helping people through western healing modalities and all the possibilities offered. Thanks to my mom and her health challenges I soon discovered the power and potentials holistic practices offered. Nursing was the beginning of my passion to help and share knowledge. My teachings of massage therapy, reiki, polarity, homeopathic remedies, Bach Flower remedies, nutrition, herbs, iridology from Dr. Jensen and acquiring certifications in colon therapy. My education has allowed me to understand and share my knowledge with many practitioners and students. Today I am an instructor for colon hydrotherapy as well as bio electric lymph drainage therapy. I have been an I-ACT instructor since 1997 and part of their amazing educational board, as well as NBCHT certified since 2008.”

Dr. Jack Tips

Jack Tips, N.D., Ph.D., C.Hom., C.C.N.

University of Texas, Roger Williams School of Nutritional Science, International and American Council of Applied Clinical Nutrition, Hahnemann Academy, University of New York. Dr. Tips brings the message of dynamic, vital health to thousands of people through lectures, seminars, articles, radio, books, television and clinical practice. He holds a fellowship in the American Council of Applied Clinical Nutrition and is certified as a Clinical Nutritionist by the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. Dr. Tips is a member of the International Foundation for Homeopathy; the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians, and graduate of Hahnemann Academy. He is currently teaching in the areas of: Liver Lifeline(c) for Anthony Robbins, Art & Science of Sclerology, Homeopathy, Herbology, Glyphology and Holistic Health. He is president of the International Sclerology Foundation and co-director of the Apple-A-Day Clinic in Austin, Texas.

Janet Roseman

Janet Lynn Roseman, Ph.D.

Dr. Janet Lynn Roseman specializes in Spirituality and Medicine and Compassionate Care. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic 
Medicine and has worked at Brown University’s School of Medicine conducting research in 
Spirituality and Medicine. She was also an Adjunct Faculty Member at Pacifica Graduate School 
teaching a course in Ancient Healing Rites. Dr. Roseman was the David Larson Fellow in 
Spirituality and Medicine at the Kluge Center for Scholars at the Library of Congress (2006). She is the author of several books including: The Way of the Woman Writer, Dance Masters: 
Interviews with Legends of Dance, Dance Was Her Religion: The Spiritual Choreography of 
Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham. She is a Reiki Master and practices 
integrative medicine using a non-invasive form of color and light therapy and specializes in 
working with people with cancer. Dr. Roseman also teaches workshops in Spirituality and 
Medicine and Compassionate Care, Illuminated Reiki(tm) and Illuminated Dream Healing TM for healthcare professionals. She is committed to elevating the practice of medicine and is interested in restoring the ancient ways of medicine.

Larry Milam

Larry J. Milam, B.S., Ph.D., H.M.D.

Ph.D. from University of Natural Medicine, Santa Fe, New Mexico and The British Institute of Homeopathy, University of Tennessee

Dr. Milam served as President of the University of Natural Medicine from 2002 to 2018. Dr. Milam has been a formulator and manufacturer of nutritional products for the past 25 years. Many of his unique products are distributed throughout the world to over 60,000 doctors and professionals. Dr. Milam is the author of three books, “Power Plant Enzymes for Vitality, Digestion and Radiant Health”, “Homeopathy, A Natural Medicine, Where the Minimum Dose Equals the Maximum Results”, “Cancer-What Your Body is Dying to Tell You”. His home study course on nutrition is offered in 15 countries. He is the founder of “A Day with the Doctor” – A health and wellness seminar that is offered throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia, He is regularly featured in several Radio and Television shows regarding Health and Wellness topics.

Dr. Larry Wilson

Lawrence Wilson, M.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Universidad Del Estado Del Guerrero (Mexico).

Dr. Wilson has taken a keen interest in clinical nutrition for more than 25 years. He has worked as a medical researcher and consultant for the U.S. Public Health Service and has had a private nutrition practice in Scottsdale and Prescott, Arizona for more than 15 years. He has studied with numerous nutrition experts, including the late Dr. Paul C. Eck of Analytical Research Laboratories in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Wilson is also the author of several books.

Dr. Marc Barbose

Marc A. Barbose, D.N.M., R.Ph., FAARFM

University of Natural Medicine International, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, American Academy of Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine

Dr. Barbose has been a compounding pharmacist for over 20 years with additional training in functional medicine at the Fellowship of the A4M, certification as a Family Herbalist, and ultimately receiving his Doctor of Natural Medicine. Although traditionally trained as a pharmacist, he believes the Vitalist approach to Wellness should be paramount in healthcare to not only lower overall costs, but also educate patients in self-responsibility of their diets and lifestyles to achieve optimal Health and Wellness.

Dr. Barbose remains a student at The University of Natural Medicine International and is currently earning his Doctor of Naturopathy degree.

Dr. Maria Gabrielle

Maria Gabrielle, N.D., L.M.T.

St. Peter’s Jesuit College, Westbrook University. Dr. Maria Gabrielle is the founder of Alternative Therapy Associates, a holistic medical center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she treats patients from all around the world. Her specialty within the Naturopathic practice is Biological Medicine, which includes Darkfield Microscopy according to Dr. Guenther Enderlein, Biological Terrain Assessment, Herbology, Nutrition, Bio-energetic Evaluation, Sanum Therapy, Orthomolecular Medicine and Homeopathy. Dr. Gabrielle has studied internationally to develop her eclectic expertise in the field.

Dr. Mark Smith

Mark Dargan Smith, N.D., Ph.D., M.D. (MA)

University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University, Missouri College of Health Sciences, Santa 
Fe Academy of Natural Healing, Open International University of Complementary Medicine

Dr. Mark Smith is the founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chancellor and Dean of the University of Natural Medicine. He has lectured and practiced in health clinics throughout the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Asia, and New Zealand.

He has studied and worked with Osteopaths, Homeopaths, Naturopaths and Medical Doctors in acquiring his expertise in the holistic health field and offers over 30 years of experience as an alternative health care practitioner of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Smith has coordinated the outstanding curriculum and design of the programs in the University of Natural Medicine and is responsible for the recruitment of the faculty for these courses.

He was also the creator, designer and Dean of the College of Natural Healing Arts and Sciences program.

Dr. Ranvir Pahwa

Ranvir Pahwa, Ph.D., D.N.M., B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D., DOHS, MH, AHN, DHM, AYU. Pract., DAC

Meerut University (now CCS University), Meerut, UP, India. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, British Institute of Homeopathy, ON, Canada, Canadian Nutrition Institute, ON, Canada, American Institute of Vedic Studies, NM, USA, Canadian Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, ON. Canada and University of Natural Medicine. USA

Dr. Pahwa has been involved in healing arts and sciences using natural medicine modalities for over three decades. He is an author, writer, researcher, scientist, teacher, consultant and practitioner. He comes from a family of Ayurvedic and Conventional medicine practitioners from India. He had studied in detail various modalities of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Dr. Pahwa is Ayurvedic Practitioner, Clinical Phytotherapist/Herbalist, Homeopath, Holistic Nutritionist, Doctor of Natural Medicine (DNM), Doctor of Integrative Medicine (IMD), Reflexologist, Acupuncturist (Body Acupuncture and Auricular Acupuncture and Medicine), and Magnetic Therapist. Dr. Pahwa has also studied Ayurvedic Marma Chikitsa (Therapy), Sound Therapy and Stone therapy.

Dr. Pahwa is an Owner and Manager of RP’s Alternative Health Centre in Saskatoon, SK, Canada, where he consults and practices in natural medicine modalities, such as Ayurvedic Medicine, Homeopathy, Holistic Nutrition, Natural Medicine, Western Medicinal Herbs, Chinese Herbs, Acupuncture, Auricular Medicine and Acupuncture, Magnetic Therapy, Ayurvedic Marma Chikitsa (Therapy), Sound Therapy and Stone therapy. He also practices Vedic Astrology.

Dr. Todd Rowe

Todd Rowe M.D., M.D. (H), CCH, D.Ht.
Director, Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy, Phoenix, Arizona

Dr. Todd Rowe has practiced homeopathic medicine for 20 years. He earned his doctorate of Medicine at Rush Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, and completed his psychiatric training at the University of Vermont. He graduated from the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in Albany, California, and is a licensed homeopathic physician in Arizona. Dr. Rowe teaches extensively and has written several books on classical homeopathic education including Homeopathic Methodology and the Homeopathic Journey. He is the past-president of the National Center for Homeopathy and serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Homeopathic Education. He is the director of the Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy, director of the Desert Institute School of Classical Homeopathy and director of the Society for the Establishment of Research in Classical Homeopathy.

Dr. Sheila Rockley

Sheila Rockley, Ph.D.

Dr. Rockley’s academic training includes a Ph.D. in Natural Health, a Master’s Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor in Psychology and a Diploma in General Medical Studies and Ophthalmology.

Dr. Rockley possess an in-depth background in naturopathic care for animals and humans alike, with an emphasis on nutrition, incorporation of conservative therapies and an overall integration of Eastern and Western medicine practices. Dr. Rockley has seen remarkable results in animal and human naturopathic practice and has published works showing the efficacy of naturopathic care.

Dr. Rockley was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany. She has had an interest in alternative medicine since early childhood and has experienced the successes of an integrative health delivery system. With nearly 20 years of health care experience, in early 2000 she began consulting independently with health care organizations and recently served as the Vice President of Physical Health Solutions for United Health Group. Her most recent research focused on the positive impact that could be attained should US health insurance companies offer chiropractic care as a covered benefit.

In addition to decreasing overall medical spending in the US, her naturopathic training and interest also lies in incorporating and utilizing naturopathic medicine both for animals and humans; allowing them to live healthier and happier lives. She has recently authored a children’s book which teaches children, at an early age, how to care for and respect our animal friends. Dr. Rockley opened and operated an animal diagnostics and imaging company to help those individuals that were unable to afford high cost diagnostics. She is also intricately involved in animal rescue and adoptions.

Dr. Virginia Marston

Virginia, Marston, ND

Board Certified Naturopathic Physician, Registered Nurse, Titulo de la Escuela de Enfermeria de San Pedro in Del Estado de Coahuila de Xarogoza, Certified Hypnotherapist, and specialties in Intensive Neural Therapy, Autonomic Response Testing, Energy Psychology, Neural Therapy and Mesotherapy, Hellinger Constellation Therapy, Iridology, Membrane Medicine, Intensive Chiropractic Procedures, Ozone Therapy, Detoxification and Regenerative Therapies. Dr. Virginia Marston is an American Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor and fully registered Mexican nurse.  She holds certifications in neural therapy, hypnotherapy, family constellation therapy, iridology, membrane medicine nutrition, intensive chiropractic procedures and ozone therapy in addition to years of hands on experience with many other therapies involved with her own daughter’s intensive care.  Not only a mother of 12, she has been an instructor for courses on nutrient therapy at the American College for the Advancement in Medicine and Membrane Medicine for the NeuroLipid Research Foundation. She has lectured and presented her therapy and treatment applications in many conferences as both a teacher and keynote speaker. Her passion for healing comes from her personal experiences and battles with her own daughter Mary (Mary of the Light and Maria De La Luz in Spanish). Mary suffered from cerebral palsy, due to choking on a pecan at the age of 9 months back in 1991 and surviving around 40 minutes without proper oxygen to the brain/body. Dr. Marston is always on the search the most efficient and safe natural alternative therapies and medicine and knowledge to help her fulfill her mission as both a clinician and a teacher. She wishes to soon empower doctors, medical professionals, parents, children and all the public alike with the education and tools to have optimal health in these times in which real health has been so much of a challenge for many to achieve. Dr. Marston has accumulated over 28 years of hands on experience and over 18 years of professional hands on experience. From 2013 to present Dr. Marston is the Clinical Director in her private biomedical clinic and international health retreat center in the mountains of Chihuahua, Mexico where they offer a full spectrum of therapies for degenerative diseases and wellness.  

Dr. Willard Dean

Willard H. Dean, M.D.

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Dean practices holistic medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he co-founded the Center for Self-Healing. Although trained in general medicine, he specializes in preventive and behavioral medicine, emphasizing wellness and alternative therapies. He has been on the faculty and boards of several schools of natural healing and is currently serving to help establish certification in holistic medicine. He is a published author and is writing series of texts on the different systems of the body, their diseases and treatments. His lifestyle reflects his beliefs of health and well-being.