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About the School of Naturopathic Medicine

There has never been a more exciting time to become a naturopathic physician. With increasing recognition that preventive care is essential to good medicine, naturopathic physicians are a natural fit for healthcare delivery that is sustainable, cost-effective, and effective.

The University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine is committed to training physicians for the 21st century: doctors who are leaders in the emerging paradigm of healthcare, blending research and innovative technologies with the art of healing and natural therapeutics to provide patient-centered care.

In an intimate setting of small class size and experienced faculty, students are challenged to bridge tradition with innovation while being mentored to explore the healer they are becoming. Come to UB and discover the 21st-century physician you will become!

Principles & Practice

Steeped in traditional healing practices, naturopathic medicine emphasizes holistic, preventive care. By focusing on prevention, optimal health and wellness, and diet and lifestyle as first-line interventions, naturopathic physicians educate and empower patients to take responsibility for their health.

As a naturopathic physician and graduate of UBSNM, you will not only help people optimize their health, you will change the way they think about health – for themselves, their families, and the planet.

Mission Statement

Rooted in naturopathic philosophy, our goal is to train students to become physicians who are experts in individualized patient-centered care that focuses on disease prevention and optimization of health throughout the lifespan.

Dawn Siglain, ND, LAc

"Naturopathic medicine extends beyond what labs may reveal about a current physical state. Using a preventative eye, I assess labs with a narrower reference range which allows for detection of imbalance in the body before symptoms of discomfort may arise."

Dawn Siglain, N.D., LAc
Graduate, University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine

Source: AANMC