The College of Naturopathic Medicine is pleased to have the following health experts as patrons who support the aims and objectives of CNM:

Dr. Sarah Myhill MB BS

Pioneering GP, ecological medicine doctor and nutritionist with special interest in CFS/ME
Award-winning author (six books and three scientific papers) and lecturer
Patron of the Association of Naturopathic Nutritionists (ANP)
Committee member of the British Society for Ecological Medicine, helping organise training sessions for doctors


Dr. Joseph Pizzorno ND

“Science based teaching and research is the future of natural medicine”

Naturopathic physician, lecturer, researcher, author and leading authority on integrative medicine. He has served as chairman and board member of many respected natural health organisations and has had prestigious appointments by President Clinton, to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, and by President Bush Jnr to the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.

Dr. Udo Erasmus

 “I recommend what CNM teaches”

Pioneer of the Healthy Fats Movement
Co-founder of UDO’S CHOICE
Author of the bestselling Fats that Heal Fats that Kill


Leah Hechtman

PhD (Candidate), MSciMed (RHHG), BHSc (Naturopathy), ND, FNHAA

“CNM embodies the pursuit of academic excellence to create exceptional clinicians.”

Leah is an experienced and respected clinician and has been in private practice for over 20 years. She specialises in fertility, pregnancy and reproductive medicine and holds fellowships and memberships with many International organisations. She sits on multiple Scientific Advisory boards and is a Past President of the NHAA.

Dr. Michael Murray

 “CNM graduates have a great opportunity to help patients”

International lecturer
Author of over 30 books including The Encyclopaedia of Healing Foods


Dr Jayne Donegan


“CNM has worked tirelessly for decades to provide training and information to those wishing to become practitioners and those wanting to improve their own and their family’s health. This has immeasurably improved the wellbeing of many of my patients and allowed the public to access natural ways of working with their bodies to generate health.”

Dr Donegan is a medical doctor and homeopathic physician. Her areas of expertise are disease ecology and immunisation. She provides homeopathic and naturopathic support for a variety of presenting complaints, with a particular focus on childhood and adult infectious diseases.

Dr Jenny Goodman

Dr Jenny Goodman qualified at Leeds University Medical School in 1982 and is a member of the British Society for Ecological Medicine. For the past 20 years, she has specialised in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine with a particular interest in pre-conception care and children’s health. Dr Goodman has lectured extensively, to both practitioners and the general public, and has run a case-discussion group for 10 years where practitioners share knowledge and clinical experience. She is the author of “Staying Alive in Toxic Times: A Seasonal Guide to Lifelong Health” which was published in January 2020.

Dr Tom O’Bryan

Dr Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized and admired speaker specialising in food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and the development of autoimmune diseases. He believes that addressing the underlying mechanisms that activate an immune response is the roadmap toward better health. Dr O’Bryan has trained and certified tens of thousands of practitioners globally and is a teaching faculty member for the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences.


Lee Holmes, Australia

Nutritionist, Chef, Author, Yoga teacher.

“I like CNM’s evidence-based approach and the fact that CNM is run by experienced practitioners”

Lee focuses in her practice on gut health and auto immune disorders. She encourages healthy eating and lifestyle practises and shares delicious gut friendly and anti-inflammatory recipes with clients and local communities. Lee travels the world to educate others to improve their health and is a well-received speaker on international conferences.