Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Case Adams, PhD, ND

Dr. Case Adams has a Ph.D. in Natural Health Sciences, is a California Naturopath, Board Certified as an Alternative Medicine Practitioner, with clinical experience and diplomas in Aromatherapy, Bach Flower Remedies, Blood Chemistry, Clinical Nutritional Counseling, Homeopathy and Colon Hydrotherapy.

He has authored 27 books and written numerous articles for print and online magazines on natural healing strategies.

Marc A. Barbose, D.N.M., RPh., 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.

David Christopher, BA, MH, AHG

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Todd Rowe MD, MD (H), CCH, DHt
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.

Vic Shayne, Ph.D.

University of Florida, University of Natural Medicine
Dr. Shayne is the author of more than 13 books, including a New York Times,, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author. He is also a writer-researcher, as well as a consultant and practitioner in the field of clinical nutrition, specializing in whole food research and whole food nutrition. His current work is as a mind-body practitioner, teacher and researcher in Consciousness Studies, and specializes in the Vedic system of self-enquiry meditation.

For the more than twenty years, Dr. Shayne has written extensively about the benefits of whole food concentrate supplementation, disease etiology relating to nutritional deficiencies, and the principles of health consciousness. Dr. Shayne earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida (1978) and holds doctorate degree from the University of Natural Medicine, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has earned certificates in Chinese Lymphatic Massage and Acupressure Massage, among others.

Dr. Shayne has been involved in the martial arts for 40 years and, as a 3rd Degree black belt has taught Tae Kwon Do to all levels of students. He has been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for the past 15 years under the Gracie lineage.

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.

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.

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.

Lawrence J. Weitz, Ph.D., L.M.T., N.D.

State University of New York at Albany, Springfield College, Ohio University, Natural Health Institute, University of Natural Medicine.

Dr. Weitz is a licensed health service provider (clinical psychologist) and licensed massage therapist, completing his doctorate in natural medicine at the University of Natural Medicine, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He received his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Albany. He worked as the director of counseling psychology at George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. He also was the chief psychologist at special Needs Facility, a prison located in Nashville, Tennessee. Presently he works as the clinical director of the Natural Health Clinic, a program located in Nashville. This program, staffed by physicians, psychologists, nurses, massage and physical therapists, is geared to assist people to prevent disease, reduce pain and eliminate suffering. The staff use conventional and natural therapies that work best for each patient. Dr. Weitz also lectures throughout the US on alternative medicine topics and has a private practice in mind body psychology. He uses massage and body work to work with pain management and the full range of psychological problems.