Meet the Team

Dr. Tim

Our Fearless Leader

Timothy Miller, ND, MAc, LAc, RA

Timothy Miller, ND, MAc, LAc, RA, is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and registered aromatherapist. He is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. Dr. Tim is a Western New York native – born and raised in Lockport, NY. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Science at Daemen College in Amherst, NY where he also minored in Chemistry and Biology.

Dr. Tim is a chemistry nerd (and proud of it!), an avid traveler, and student of foreign languages. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, and being in nature.

Dr. Tim believes deeply in Docere and loves to teach and to learn. He is an international speaker, workshop leader, and contributing author. He believes learning should be fun and makes every attempt to engage his students and the Naturopathic CE community in a profound and meaningful way.

Dr. Sarah

Communications Guru

Sarah Ouano, ND

After graduating from National University of Health Sciences (IL) as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in 2011, Sarah completed a residency in Seattle, WA, which focused on infectious disease and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  While there, she also served as a volunteer physician at an LGBTQIA homeless shelter, acting as a primary care physician for both pediatric and adult patients. In 2016, she completed a term of AmeriCorps VISTA service, and is heavily invested in health communications as an avenue for social change.

Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Iowa Association of Naturopathic Doctors, a nonprofit organization working to improve access to integrative healthcare within the state, provides communications consulting to private practices and other naturopathic organizations, and leads the marketing and communications efforts here at Naturopathic CE. When she’s not traveling the country, she happily resides in Philadelphia with her wife and their two canine kiddos, Elphie and Vespa. Get to know her better at


Applications Angel

Venessa Levin, M.Ed., RA

Forever student and lifelong learner, Venessa is an educator and Registered Aromatherapist. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont (BA in English Literature), Cabrini College (M.Ed), Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy & the Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy.

A former English teacher who discovered Aromatherapy on the path to her own healing, she finds wellness education to be a happy marriage of her passions. Her newest endeavor, Grateful Aromatics, offers consulting, collaborative, educational and Holistic Aromatherapy services. She is thrilled to join the Naturopathic CE team and support our mission of professional world-wide learning. Venessa resides in the Philadelphia area with her husband, two children, and two cats.

Dr. Leslie

Education Expert

Leslie Nicholas, ND

Leslie Nicholas has been practicing naturopathic medicine for over 23 years, having graduated from National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Oregon licensure and full prescribing authority enabled Dr. Leslie to practice as a primary care physician in various settings from private practice to being the first naturopath in the country hired full time by a public health department. She has served as an assistant professor and attending physician for NCNM (now NUNM), leading teaching shifts in community clinics throughout Portland.

Dr. Leslie has since relocated to her home state to be closer to her family and lives with her partner, two dogs, four cats, and five chickens on a farm outside of Flint, Michigan.


Titan of Technology

Alejandro Pascual

Alejandro Pascual is Naturopathic CE’s fearless web developer and programmer. With a degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture from the Politécnica University in Madrid, Alejandro spent the first fifteen years of his career working as an engineer and architect, designing buildings throughout Spain. His work has been featured in several architectural publications, and has gained him notoriety in his field.

Ten years ago, however, Alejandro returned to a passion he has fostered since he was fifteen years old: programming and visual design. Although he has years of experience in programming as a hobbyist (utilizing Visual Basic, Delphia, Pascal, Autocad, Rhinoscript, and Sketchup every chance he got!), he decided to officially change the focus of his work to professional programming and app creation. Since then, he has launched several successful projects, including

Alejandro’s current work includes WordPress using PHP, Javascript, CSS, and HTML technologies. He resides in Madrid, Spain, and is the happy father of two awesome sons.