Your 5 Key Take-aways From Naturopathic Medicine Week 2015

Day 1 

We got down to basics. So what is naturopathic medicine?

Day 2 

We highlighted the 6 principles of naturopathic medicine. Learn more about these guiding principles.

Day 3 

Did you know there are only 17 states that have licensing or regulation laws for naturopathic doctors? We explored how you might help get licensure in your state by visiting the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Day 4

We learned more about the extensive training naturopathic doctors receive and their scope of practice:

Day 5

To wrap up, we shared the staggering statistic that 75% of all health care spending in the US is for treatment of preventable chronic illnesses. And we encouraged your friends and family who suffer from chronic illness to find and make an appointment with a local ND, and take the first proactive step toward a healthier, better life.




Portraits of the mission

Bastyr University Continues Tradition with Annual Founders’ Awards Dinner

Bastyr University will continue the tradition of honoring alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who have distinguished themselves through outstanding professional and personal achievement as well as loyal service to the University and the field of natural health science with its 2016 Founders’ Awards Fundraising Dinner.
Blood sugar testing kit

Expanded Services for Diabetes & Cardiovascular Wellness

Dr. Brendan Smith, ND, discusses the more holistic approach to diabetes and cardiovascular care that the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health offers patients.

Tracy W. Gaudet, MD speaking at Bastyr graduation ceremony

VA Leader Focusing on Patient-Centered Care

Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, the principal speaker at Bastyr University’s 35th Annual Commencement Exercises, discusses her vision for the future of health care as executive director of the Veterans Affairs Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation.

Students Rally for Medicare Inclusion in Washington, DC

Nearly 150 naturopathic medicine supporters from around the country spoke with Congress about Medicare inclusion at the annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) in May.

In the Media

Natural Benefits of Eucalyptus

September 8Natural Benefits of Eucalyptus:

Jenn Dazey, ND discusses the natural benefits of eucalyptus on page 24 of the April 2020 edition of Prevention Magazine.

Pacific County Program Manager

March 5Health Department Expands Services, brings new People Aboard:

Stephanie Michael, a registered dietician nutritionist, was hired as the county’s Health Services Program manager, and is on the front lines of the COVID-19 response in Pacific County

February 27Seattle Based Organization Expands Awareness About Naturopathic Medicine: Welcomes Dr. Joe Pizzorno To Board Of Directors:

The Institute of Natural Medicine announces that Dr. Joe Pizzorno has joined their Board of Directors