Bastyr News

Portrait of Dr. Moira Fitzpatrick
Bastyr University Names New Vice President for California CampusThursday, May 17, 2012
Dr. Moira Fitzpatrick selected to lead Bastyr University California. 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 »
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King County Council Gives Dr. John Bastyr His "Day"Monday, May 14, 2012
The Metropolitan King County Council joined Bastyr University’s yearlong celebration of its... Read more »
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Bastyr's Health Clinic Scores High Marks on Regional Patient SurveyFriday, May 11, 2012
Bastyr's Center for Natural Health recognized for communication between patients and providers and... Read more »
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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 »
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Bastyr University to Host "Human Library" EventWednesday, May 9, 2012
Innovative diversity training for future health professionals Read more »
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Bastyr University Prepares for Centennial Celebration WeekTuesday, May 8, 2012
Multiple events honor what would have been Dr. John Bastyr’s 100th Birthday Read more »
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Unpacking the Neurobiology of Food Reward — and Why Your Brain Is a Cookie MonsterTuesday, May 8, 2012
A researcher explains the science of food cravings and what teenage rats can teach us about healthy... Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhD
President's Message - May 2012Tuesday, May 1, 2012
May promises to be a big month for Bastyr University as we celebrate a visionary’s life, honor the... Read more »
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Photos of Bastyr Community Day 2012Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sumo suits, a bouncy castle and a whole lot of lasagna all featured at our "Community Day" this... Read more »
Alain Touwaide, PhD, reading a botanical text at his office.
Visiting Scholar Examines Decline and Rise of Herbal MedicineTuesday, April 24, 2012
Internationally recognized herbal medicine expert Dr. Alain Touwaide will give a talk on "1912-2012... Read more »
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Bastyr Offering Free, Unique Classes to Honor HerbDayMonday, April 23, 2012
Bastyr is offering five days of free activities May 1-5 that are open to the public, all to be held... Read more »
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Bastyr Chef and Researcher Leading Presentations at Seattle Diabetes ExpoWednesday, April 18, 2012
Bastyr's Dr. Ryan Bradley will discuss natural approaches to diabetes care and chef Jim Watkins... Read more »
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Naturopathic Care Can Improve Blood Sugar, Mood in Diabetes PatientsWednesday, April 18, 2012
A Bastyr joint study found that type 2 diabetes patients who received naturopathic care (as an... Read more »
Allan Sinfuego and Corinna Adams on campus walkway.
Psych Students Shedding Light on Body Image and Military StressWednesday, April 11, 2012
Two Bastyr health psychology students are tackling advanced research during their undergraduate... Read more »
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Bastyr Students Take a Mindful Spring Break in HawaiiWednesday, April 11, 2012
Discover what a group of Bastyr students learned by practicing meditation with two celebrated... Read more »
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Vitamin D-lemma: Bastyr Researchers Address Hot QuestionTuesday, April 10, 2012
How much vitamin D do you need? Bastyr University researchers are tackling the question, and have... Read more »
Portrait of incoming naturopathic medicine student Leigh Siergiewicz
"I had been underestimating myself for years" ~ An Incoming Student ReflectsTuesday, April 10, 2012
Leigh Siergiewicz, who will begin Bastyr University’s Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program in... Read more »
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President's Message - April 2012Monday, April 2, 2012
Although we celebrate nature every day at Bastyr, April provides a number of special opportunities... Read more »
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Create Your Own Forest Garden with These 5 PlantsThursday, March 29, 2012
This self-sustaining "tree guild," in which all of the plants support one another, is an example of... Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church signs a partnership with LaVita
Bastyr University Partners with La Vita Compounding PharmacyThursday, March 29, 2012
Future patients of San Diego teaching clinic will have access to nearby pharmacy Read more »
Naturopathic medicine student shakes hands with a senior patient.
Bastyr University Opens New Off-site Clinic at Edmonds Senior CenterFriday, March 23, 2012
Naturopathic clinic is the latest community care service offered by Bastyr. Read more »
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Bastyr Offers Four New Continuing Education Training ProgramsThursday, March 22, 2012
The new non-degree training programs are designed for the general public and health care... Read more »
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Research Conference Examines Integrative Mental Health TherapiesFriday, March 16, 2012
The April 13 event is open to the public and covers topic ranging from companionship for the... Read more »
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California Plans Take ShapeThursday, March 8, 2012
It's been a busy few weeks preparing for the San Diego campus. Here's a roundup on our new clinic,... Read more »
Student Erin Prasad reads to her daughter in the Parent Resource Center
7 Resources for Parents at BastyrThursday, March 8, 2012
More than a tenth of Bastyr students balance studies with child care. They find help in the campus... Read more »
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What is Integrated Human Biology?Thursday, March 8, 2012
Scientists don't work in silos in the real world. A new major prepares students for collaborative... Read more »