The mission of the board is to regulate the practices of naturopathic medicine for the protection of the public. The board licenses over 1,200 naturopathic physicians. The seven-member board includes two public members and five licensed naturopathic physicians. Three full-time staff support the board’s work.
The board administers licensure examinations, conducts background checks, approves educational opportunities for licensees, investigates complaints and issues discipline when appropriate.
Legal & Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter