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Parkinson’s Research - A Healthy Lifestyle Slows Progression

Bastyr Faculty Member and Assistant Research Scientist, Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH, and her colleagues share the impact of diet, exercise and lifestyle on PRO-PD scores at the Fourth World Parkinson Congress.
Kelly Buechel holds a smaller version of the mural she designed in the Bastyr University Student Fitness Room.

Student Designs New Mural in Fitness Room

A lifelong athlete and artist, naturopathic medicine student Kelly Buechel connects those passions with the creation of an inspirational mural depicting “vis medicatrix naturae.”
Cover of The Vitality Map book and a picture of Deborah Zucker, ND,

Alumna Shares Power of Wellness in New Book

Deborah Zucker, ND, aims to help readers of "The Vitality Map" find real and lasting health breakthroughs as they journey into the deeper dimensions of health — beneath the symptoms, habits, diets and exercises.
Yin yoga instructor Pam Granston demonstrates dragon posture.

Find Balance with Yin Yoga Teacher Training

New continuing education course brings more yin to our yang-focused society, whether you’re interested in being a certified yoga instructor or just want to cultivate your depth of awareness and knowledge of yin and yang.
Three students posing for the camera

Bringing Healing to Families in Need

Through a partnership with the nonprofit charter school EJE Academy, naturopathic clinicians at Bastyr University California are offering free health care to students and their families in an underserved region of San Diego
Bastyr faculty Ali Tromblay, LM, CPM, right, holds her Seattle Women's Pride award flanked by Jennifer Jimenez, CNM.

Seattle Women’s Pride Awards Midwifery Faculty

The third annual LGBT event honors Bastyr University's Ali Tromblay, LM, CPM, with the Community Champion Award for dedicating her life to supporting women’s health and equal access to care.

Culinary Prowess on Display at Final Dinner

Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program share 10 original dishes with invited guests at their al fresco dinner that culminates two years of studying whole foods at Bastyr University.

Children Grow with Garden at Pediatric Clinic

Hannah Tripp and Haley Turner hope the garden they created as part of a Bastyr nutrition class helps teach children and their families healthy eating habits.
Photo of salal berry

Are Those Wild Berries for the Taking?

If you can’t walk by a ripe, plump salal berry without picking it, you’re not alone. Recent graduate Liz Diehl’s research on the wild berries finds that foragers abound for this nutrient-dense seasonal treat.