Bastyr University Celebrates Naturopathic Medicine Week 2016

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The fourth annual Naturopathic Medicine Week took place this month from October 10-16.  Bastyr University students and faculty alike participated in the celebration of naturopathic medicine to raise awareness of the importance of encouraging the body’s self-healing process through the use of natural therapies and modern medical science.               

Highlights included:

  • Matthew Cavaiola, ND, a member of the faculty at the San Diego campus, gave a presentation on The Amazing Power of Hormones for Healthy Aging at the UT Successful Aging Expo.
  • Bastyr’s San Diego Clinic was featured in an article in L’Chaim San Diego, Integrating Mind, Body & Spirit.               
  • DeJarra Sims, ND, a faculty member at the San Diego, was featured on CW-6 on October 9, talking about ……. Click here ( for a link to the clip. 
  • First-year resident Sabrina Koperski, ND talked about the naturopathic approach to breast and women’s health at a Healthy Living event at the Bastyr Clinic in San Diego.
  • On October 10, the Bastyr Clnic in San Diego held a Free Patient Night where participants learned about Natural Solutions for breast and women's health. Each received a 30 minute screening from a naturopathic doctor regarding diet, sleep and mental/emotional health. 
  • The University engaged individuals from across the country with a series of social media posts, starting with a video about natural medicine followed by infographics on the Six Principles.






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Bastyr University Celebrates Naturopathic Medicine Week 2016

Naturopathic Medicine Week 2-16 was a huge success at Bastyr University.Scroll to the bottom to see our video explaining the 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine.

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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

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.
Bastyr Kenmore's 2016 graduation ceremony at Benaroya Hall

Bastyr Graduating Nearly 400 Students in June 2016

Bastyr University California in San Diego and Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, are sending nearly 400 graduates into the world at their respective commencement ceremonies June 19 and 20, 2016.

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