Meet Erik

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Name: Erik Nelson

Quarter/Year: Quarter 6, Second Year

Hometown: Calgary, AB, Canada

Favorite thing about SCNM: The professors, students, and administrators that make up the SCNM community.

Favorite hangout near campus: Mesa Riverview, which includes a shopping complex with places to eat, work out, and hang out by the water.

Campus involvement: Curriculum Committee Member

Something unique about you: I grew up competing in obscure sports like water polo, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and triathlons.

Modality/population area of interest: General Medicine

Why you love naturopathic medicine: Naturopathic medicine is patient centered care that truly works. Patient care and personalized therapeutics are chosen based on what is most likely to work for a particular patient at any one point in time, rather than by dogma, or insurance reimbursement.

What you love about Arizona: The weather, landscape, and endless opportunities to camp, hike, and explore the great outdoors.