Board of Naturopathic Medicine

Present Duties

State Office Building
The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Board of Naturopathic Medicine. (Oregon State Archives Scenic Image 20090131-0230)
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.​
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Contact Information

Telephone: 971-673-0193
Fax: 971-673-0226
Contact: Mary-Beth Baptista, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Naturopathic Medicine Board​

Legal & Legislative Information

​Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 685

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