Message From the President

New Dean Appointed at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine


The University of Bridgeport is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcia Prenguber, ND, FABNO, as the new dean of the UB College of Naturopathic Medicine. She assumed this role starting on January 10, 2014. The University and the College of Naturopathic Medicine could not be more pleased to have such an experienced physician and leader within the naturopathic medicine community join us. We look forward to her leading the ND program to its next level of growth and evolution. The University is committed to attracting the brightest and most innovative leaders in all programs within the UB Division of Health Sciences; the addition of Dr Prenguber is the latest demonstration of that commitment.

Dr Prenguber is a board-certified naturopathic oncologist, former president of the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME), and Director of Integrative Care at the Goshen Center for Cancer Care. A leader in her field, Dr Prenguber is one of a limited number of naturopathic physicians to accomplish the designation of a distinguished Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. She is a co-founder of the Naturopathic Post-Graduate Association, the naturopathic residency organization. With previous experience as a teacher and administrator, Dr Prenguber received her doctorate in natural medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR, a Master of Science in Education Administration from California State University, Fullerton, CA, and a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. She was named the 2008 Naturopathic Physician of the Year by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for exhibiting excellence in leadership, ethics, individual achievement and advancement of the naturopathic community.

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