CURRICULUM VITAE


Dr. Leigh Ann Chapman

Physician, Naturopathic Medicine

Email: drc@chapmannd.com

URL:  www.ChapmanND.com

www.SellwoodFamilyMedicine.com


EDUCATION
Naturopathic Medical Doctor, National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM), 2004
Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, 1998

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Family Practice Physician- Sellwood Family Medicine- Portland, OR, 2004-present
Provide primary care medical services, with a focus in autism spectrum and pediatric
neurodevelopmental disorders.
Director of Biomedical Education- Mundo Pato- Portland, OR  2011-present
Responsible for the coordination of course writer recruitment and course selection for the biomedical department of Mundo Pato.  Mundo Pato is an online gateway to courses and therapies for caregivers and families living with autism.
www.mundopato.com
Autism Clinical Advisor, Nordic Naturals Portland, OR, 2005-2007
Provide clinical support to physicians and parents regarding the use of Omega 3, 6 and 9 Fatty
Acids in the treatment of children with developmental disorders.
Primary Care Physician, First In Health, Portland, OR 2004-2006
Provided urgent care medical services to patients. Required to diagnose and treat a high volume of patients with acute and chronic illness and/or injury.

REVIEWERSHIPS
Reviewer:  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders  2010-present

RESEARCH INTERESTS and COLLABORATIONS
Vitamin D and the prevention of Autism 2009- Autism Research Institute
Efficacy of glutathione replacement in Autism 2008- Helfgott Research Institute

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/VOLUNTEERISM
Board of Directors for the Autism Society of Oregon-  2010-present
-Serving as vice president for the year of 2012

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP)
The Autism Research Institute (ARI)
Autism Society of Oregon (ASO)
Autism Society of America (ASA)
State of Oregon: Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE)

LECTURES AND TEACHING
Autism and Our Planet:  The Significance of Environmental Toxicology in Neurodevelopment
-NW Environmental Health Conference (February 2011)
Medical Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Sponsored by Northwest Autism Foundation (April 2011)
Review of Current research and emerging treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Conference (May 2010)
Medical Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Sponsored by Northwest Autism Foundation (May 2010)
Sleep Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- TACA WA Chapter (March 2010)
Assessment and Detoxification of Children with Developmental Disorders
- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians National Conference (August 2009)
Gastrointestinal Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Oregon Disabilities Megaconference (June 2009)
Autism and Oxidative Stress: Safe and Effective Therapies to Protect Your Child
- Long Island Autism Conference (October 2007)
Feeding your child: Food for Optimal Brain Function
- Northwest Pediatric Therapy Associates (April 2007)

HONORS AND AWARDS
Limelight Award for excellence in presenting the profession of Naturopathic medicine to
the greater public. Presented by National College of Naturopathic Medicine - 2004.

PUBLICATIONS
Idiopathic Vulvodynia: Integrative Clinical Management
Medicinal and Sacred Plants of the Nepal Himalaya

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Fluent in Nepali

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
National Naturopathic Medical Board Examinations, NABNE – Step I & II
Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medical Examiners, Naturopathic Medical License #1364
Healthcare Provider BLS, CPR, AED certification, American Heart Association
Healthcare Provider Neonatal Resuscitation Certified