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Formulary Council

The Naturopathic Formulary Council consists of seven members.  One Board member from the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine is appointed.  One physician licensed by the Board of Naturopathic Medicine is appointed.  Two pharmacists licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy appointed by the State Board of Pharmacy.  One physician licensed by the Board of Medical Examiners for the State of Oregon appointed.  Two additional members appointed by the Formulary Council who hold an advanced degree in either pharmacology or pharmacognosy. Each member serves a two-year term and is eligible for reappointment.  

Formulary Council - Click here for meeting dates and meeting minutes.

Formulary Chair Natalie Gustafson, RPh, PharmD,  Portland, OR

Adam Alani, PhD, Beaverton, OR

Stephanie Culver, ND; Northwest Integrative Medicine, Tigard, OR
Board Appointment 2021

Carmen M. Ionescu, MD, ND, Naturopathic Physician; Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist (EU); Northwood Health Center, Woodburn, OR; Blue Sky Wellness Salon, Portland, OR.

Dr Carmen Ionescu (yo-ne'-skoo), earned her ND (Naturopathic Doctor), NUNM Portland, and MD from Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy in Romania's capital where, after a 5-year residency, she specialized in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Her M.D. degree is ECFMG-accredited for the USA. A proud moment was when she took her USA citizenship oath in Portland during Fleet Week, aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. Dr Carmen has been elected to serve a 2-year term on Oregon's Council on Naturopathic Physicians' Formulary.

Since her childhood in Romania, nature medicine and folkways have been part of Dr Carmen's life and upbringing in her profession. At the side of grandparents and village elders, on mountain paths and country fields, Dr Carmen learned the rich folk remedies, the wisdom of the ages — the keys to physical and mental health. To that wisdom, she harmonizes the breadth and science of modern medicine.

Her personal interests have embraced Qi-LinGong with Master Lin Kai Tin, QiDao advanced practitioner certification with Lama Somananda Tantrapa in Portland, Buddhist mysticism at Ven. Lama Karma's Drukpa Mila Center in Salem, & native Lakota folkways with Chief Tsunka Wakan Sapa. She and her husband Ron are observant Orthodox Christians.

Will McClatchey, RPh, PhD, Eugene, OR - Will McClatchey, grew up on a small farm near Corvallis. He graduated from OSU with Anthropology and Pharmacy degrees.  He worked in forestry/logging and then natural product chemistry research before becoming a retail pharmacist.  He earned an MS in Botany and Range Science from BYU and a PHD from the University of Florida.  In 1997 he joined the faculty and then became a professor at the University of Hawaii, Botany Department/Cancer Research Center.  He also served as the associate director of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth.

In 2010, he and his wife Valerie returned to Oregon and established a small farm to conduct ecological studies of biocomplex orchards.  Since 2015 he has worked as a long-term care pharmacist for BHS pharmacy in Eugene while managing a farm near Lorane.

Board Appointment 2019

Bill Walter, ND, Eugene, OR - Bill Walter, ND is a naturopathic physician practicing at the Community Health Centers of Lane County, serving a primarily Medicaid and uninsured population. He is the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians liaison to the Integrative Pain Care Policy Congress, and is the former Chair of the AANP Scientific Affairs Committee. Representing Lane County, he works with Trillium on their Clinical Advisory Panel as well as their Peer Review and Credentialing Committee, and was past Chair of their chronic non-malignant pain management committee. He has lectured nationwide about how to use natural medicine approaches when treating patients with chronic pain. He graduated from Bastyr University in 2009, and completed his residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Dr. Walter earned his Bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz. Dr. Walter lives with his wife and their 12-year-old daughter, and they enjoy hiking, their pets, and table-top Euro-games.

Board Appointment 2019

Lara Williams, MD, FACOG, Tualatin, OR
Board Appointment 2021

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