Assistant Dean, Naturopathic Medicine
Associate Professor, Naturopathic Medicine
Fraser Smith, ND, is a naturopathic doctor who graduated from Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario. He also earned a master of arts in training and development from Roosevelt University. He is the former Dean of the Naturopathic Program at CCNM.
Assistant Dean Fraser Smith, ND, praises National's unique "educational culture where different practitioners learning different disciplines (or learning multiple disciplines) can appreciate each other, respect each other, work with each other...."
In 2006, Dr. Smith helped National University of Health Sciences launch their new Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree program, which is now a fully accredited program. He is currently the chief academic officer for the ND program serving as Assistant Dean for Naturopathic Medicine in NUHS' College of Professionals Studies. He is an Associate Professor, and author of the textbook Introduction to Principles and Practices of Naturopathic Medicine, which will be out in its 2nd edition in 2014.
Dr. Smith is also the author of two additional books, "Keep Your Brain Young," and "The pH Balance Health & Diet Guide for GERD, IBS and IBD."
He is also an editorial board member of Natural Medicine Journal, and teaches Botanical Medicine and Naturopathic History, Philosophy and Principles at NUHS. He is registered to practice naturopathic medicine in Ontario and licensed as a naturopathic physician in Vermont. He is past president (2008 to 2013) of the Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians.