Bastyr News

Team care visit at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Bastyr Launches New Integrated, Patient-Centered Naturopathic Medicine CurriculumMonday, August 6, 2012
The hands-on model integrates basic sciences with clinical training earlier to help students form a... Read more »
A portrait of Penny Simkin
KUOW Radio Interview - The Woman Who Changed Childbirth In America: Seattle's Penny SimkinThursday, August 2, 2012
Penny Simkin, namesake of Bastyr University's Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations, was a guest... Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhD
President's Message - August 2012Wednesday, August 1, 2012
As the 2012 Summer Olympic Games take place in London, I reflect that the elements that make that... Read more »
Doulas in training at the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations.
Penny Simkin, the “Mother of Modern Childbirth,” Expanding Her Reach to San DiegoFriday, July 27, 2012
Bastyr University California will offer certificate training for birth doulas, postpartum doulas... Read more »
Laurie Steelsmith, ND, MSA ('93)
ND Alumna Encourages Women to Get Healthy with "Great Sex, Naturally"Friday, July 27, 2012
Laurie Steelsmith, ND, MSA (’93), offers hundreds of tips to enhance women’s sexual vitality in her... Read more »
Nutrition student Ashley Ayers works in the Bastyr Medicinal Herb Garden.
How the Bastyr Medicinal Herb Garden Gives BackTuesday, July 24, 2012
Once used only as a demonstration garden, the University's herb garden now produces hundreds of... Read more »
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Bastyr University Part of Group to Win the Health Care Champions - Military Services AwardTuesday, July 17, 2012
Bastyr University wins award for helping soldiers better manage their pain. Read more »
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Finding a Teaching Tool in Alex Grey's Sacred ArtThursday, July 5, 2012
Professor Leanna Standish uses provocative psychedelic paintings to challenge how students... Read more »
Ravyn Ramos, ARNP, ND ('09), standing in the clinic lobby
Alumna Leads Indian Health Clinic Toward Integrative CareTuesday, July 3, 2012
How did alumna Ravyn Ramos, ARNP, ND ('09) prove herself as the first naturopathic doctor at the... Read more »
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Preceptorships Offer Students Valuable Hands-on ExperienceTuesday, July 3, 2012
What is a preceptorship anyway? We explain. Read more »
Portrait of Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhD
President's Message - July 2012Monday, July 2, 2012
We are just a few short months away from the grand opening of our California campus. In addition to... Read more »
Thousands attended the 2012 Herb and Food Fair
14th Annual Herb and Food Fair Brings Thousands to Bastyr CampusWednesday, June 27, 2012
More than 3,000 people flocked to Bastyr University’s Kenmore campus this year for the 14th annual... Read more »
Jeungwon Yoon
DAOM Alumna Pursues Cures at East-West Cancer Center in South Korea Monday, June 25, 2012
After guiding a friend through cancer treatment, Jeungwon Yoon devotes herself to researching the... Read more »
Bastyr undergraduates celebrate.
Bastyr Congratulates the 289 Graduates of Class of 2012Monday, June 25, 2012
A passion for their work. A passion to serve others. A passion for life. Those were the words and... Read more »
Cards and notes from students
Honoring Cadavers after a Year of LearningFriday, June 15, 2012
Bastyr University students recently gathered in the chapel for a cadaver memorial ceremony,... Read more »
A view from a second story window of the Herb Garden and Sacred Seeds Trail
Bastyr Unveils Seed Sanctuary and Native-Plant Trail WalkThursday, June 7, 2012
The Sacred Seeds Ethnobotanical Trail is the only one of its kind on the West Coast and will serve... Read more »
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Modernist Cuisine Meets Whole-Food Nutrition in Acclaimed Chef's VisitWednesday, June 6, 2012
The influential Modernist Cuisine author Maxime Bilet talks to students about laboratory-inspired... Read more »
Dr. Apichai speaks while students wait for rice to cook.
Students Stir Up Foods that Heal in Chinese Nutrition LabTuesday, June 5, 2012
Students learn traditional Chinese nutrition by cooking (and eating) in this popular class. Read more »
Teri Rose
Alumna Combines Kraft-Foods Savvy and Whole-Food NutritionFriday, June 1, 2012
Combining a customer-focused attitude from Kraft Foods and a whole-food education from Bastyr... Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhD
President's Message - June 2012Thursday, May 31, 2012
Though John Bastyr's birthday celebration has passed, there are commemorative activities every... Read more »
fMRI images of Dr. Sun's brain as he practices qigong.
High-Tech Imaging Peers Into Qigong Healer's BrainTuesday, May 29, 2012
Bastyr brain researchers measure a little-understood healing tradition — and wonder what it can do... Read more »
John Bastyr Birthday Card
Bastyr University's "Spring for Health Luncheon" a SuccessThursday, May 24, 2012
Nearly $100,000 raised to help pay for uncompensated medical care at teaching clinic Read more »
Financial aid advisor Meisha Wangerin sits down and helps a student
8 Ways to Get Your Money Right for SchoolFriday, May 18, 2012
Bastyr's financial aid advisors offer eight steps to position yourself for success before you crack... Read more »
Students preparing food
Bastyr University Well Represented in "School the Chef" Event Friday, May 18, 2012
Eating right, trying new foods and changing the way school lunches look and taste. That was all on... Read more »
Portrait of Dr. John Bastyr
Happy Birthday, Dr. BastyrFriday, May 18, 2012
One hundred years ago, John Bartholomew Bastyr was born (May 16, 1912) at home in New Prague,... Read more »
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Exercise Science Alumna Discovers Passion for Physical TherapyWednesday, May 16, 2012
Michelle Leary, BS ('09), was an economics major studying abroad in Switzerland when she signed up... Read more »
Portrait of Mark Shortt in Guatemala
Guatemala Travelogue: Working in a Rural Clinic, Student Discovers How Much He's Learned Thursday, May 10, 2012
Freedom. Responsibility. Excitement. Naturopathic medicine student Mark Shortt writes about putting... Read more »