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Steve Marsden, DVM, ND, MSOM, LAc, Dipl. CH, RH (AHG), Grad Dip VA, Grad Dip VCHM, Grad Dip VWHM



  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Saskatchewan Western College of Vet. Med., 1988

  • ND - Naturopathic Doctor
  • MSOM -  Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
  • LAc - Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Dipl CH - Diplomate Chinese Herbology
  • RH (AHG) - Registered Herbalist (American Herbalist Guild)
  • Grad Dip VA - Graduate Diplomate in Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Grad Dip VCHM - Graduate Diplomate in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Grad Dip VWHM - Graduate Diplomate in Western Herbal Medicine

Current Professional Activities

  • Director (now Emeritus), National University of Natural Medicine, 2004-present
  • Adjunct Faculty, National University of Natural Medicine
  • Board Member, American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine, 2021
  • Author, educator, veterinary practitioner, naturopathic physician, acupuncturist

Honors, Awards, Fellowships

  • Small Animal Practitioner of the Year, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2010

Current Research/Interests

  • Clinical trials of Chinese herbal medicine as an adjunct treatment of stage 2 splenic hemangiosarcoma


  • Spouse: Dr. Karen Marsden, BSc., DVM, CVA
  • Sons: Noah (18) and Leo (15)
  • Cats: Dora, Diego, and Shirley
  • Weimaraners: Hunter and Lulu