San Diego County officials designated Bastyr University as a Live Well San Diego (LWSD) recognized partner. In celebration of this honor, the California campus hosted an afternoon community event that included presentations from special guests Dr. Nick Yphantides, San Diego County Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., Bastyr University co-founder. Dr. Yphantides then joined Ms. Christi Knight, Senior Policy Adviser to Chairwoman Kristin Gaspar, San Diego County Board of Supervisors, in presenting a proclamation to Bastyr University President Harlan Patterson and campus leadership on behalf of the Bastyr University community.
“We are honored to serve as a Live Well San Diego partner,” said Harlan Patterson, President of Bastyr University, “With an aligned mission, we embrace the opportunity for collaboration with partners to support healthy, safe and thriving communities.”
As a recognized LWSD partner, Bastyr University joins a growing network of over 300 organizations that are working together to support the vision of a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving.
About Bastyr: Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, the 40-year-old University has campuses in Kenmore, Washington, and San Diego, California. Bastyr's international faculty educate future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences, with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, spirit and nature.