Dr. Nicholas Morgan – Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Nicholas Morgan is the founder of The Center for Integrative Wellness. He is the first naturopathic rheumatology resident in the United States and the first naturopathic resident in the state of Michigan. Dr. Morgan was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. While in Flint he was active in both his school and the community. In undergrad, Dr. Morgan attended Cornell University for a year before transferring to Albion College. He graduated with a BA in Psychology with honors in Anthropology and Sociology and a minor in Chemistry. After graduating he worked with substance abusers and adults with mental illness. It was at that time that he decided to return to school for additional training.
Alternative medical training and educational background
In 2011, Dr. Morgan graduated Magna Cum Laude from National University of Health Sciences with a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. National University of Health Sciences is accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education and recognized by the United States Department of Education. Dr. Morgan passed the Naturopathic Licensing Examinations (NPLEX) and holds a physician’s license in the state of Utah because the state of Michigan does not license their naturopathic physicians.
Medical interests and goals for the future
Dr. Morgan’s medical interests include arthritis prevention, methylation polymorphisms, mental illness, autoimmune diseases, metabolic medicine, nutritional biochemistry, mitochondrial dysfunction, and functional medicine. He completed two years of rheumatology training and founded The Center for Integrative Wellness. The Center provides affordable naturopathic consultations to traditionally underserved populations. The Center will also work in collaboration with Arthritis Care PC and other physicians in the community to maintain a naturopathic rheumatology residency in the Greater Lansing Area to support an integrative approach to medicine. Dr. Morgan also researches for the Institute of Functional Medicine, consults with Albion College Track & Field teams, is the board president of the Third Circle of Michigan, and is on the board of directors for the Genesee STEM Academy.