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Bastyr News

Bastyr Nutrition Alumn headshot: Jeff Johnson
Meet Alumnus Jeff Johnson, Kashi's "Surfing Nutritionist at Large"Thursday, April 7, 2011
Alum Jeff Johnson, MS, BS ('97), talks about working his way from grocery clerk, to Bastyr's... Read more »
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Counseling Center Provides Support for StudentsThursday, March 10, 2011
Recently, the center has started up a number of support groups, including a group for long-distance... Read more »
Bastyr Alumn Headshot of Erin Moran
Alumna's Cancer Research Builds Case for AcupunctureMonday, March 7, 2011
Erin Moran, DAOM, MS, investigates a cure for nerve damage from chemotherapy. Learn about her... Read more »
Andrew Brandeis, naturopathic doctor, sitting at his iHealth booth.
ND Alumnus Promotes Innovative Mobile Health Technology Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The iHealth Blood Pressure Dock combines hardware, including a docking station and a blood pressure... Read more »
Top Chef winners Sasha and Tina at work in the kitchen.
Student Nutrition Association Hosts First "Top Chef: Bastyr" CompetitionThursday, February 10, 2011
The winners, Sasha Selden and Tina Fogall, from the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary... Read more »
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Bastyr Welcomes New Member to Board of TrusteesTuesday, February 8, 2011
David Lang brings a wealth of nonprofit leadership experience to the Board Read more »
Photograph of Jim Watkins
Bastyr Names New Food Services DirectorTuesday, January 25, 2011
Chef Jim Watkins brings his sustainable, whole food approach to campus Read more »
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Bastyr Testing Natural Medicine Therapy at Hawaii Cancer RetreatThursday, January 20, 2011
Farm's location offers restorative qualities that could help boost immune systems Read more »
Photograph of Sabine Thomas
Bastyr Graduate Brings Naturopathic Relief to HaitiWednesday, January 12, 2011
Sabine Thomas, ND, is helping change the way the world provides disaster aid Read more »
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Winter Quarter Begins with a 'Brrr!'Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Clear skies, cold temperatures for 13th Annual "Splash and Dash" Read more »
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Student Village Receives Award from U.S. Green Building CouncilFriday, November 19, 2010
University's student housing is honored as Outstanding Multifamily Project of the Year Read more »
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Interested in Research? We've Got You Covered Thursday, November 11, 2010
Although students have been involved in research at the University for years, 2010 has seen the... Read more »
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Bastyr Names Mission and Founders' Awards WinnersMonday, October 18, 2010
Event honored University's founders while highlighting the accomplishments of those in natural... Read more »
Rodiek with her partner
Exercise Grad Mixes Massage with Wellness CounselingSaturday, October 2, 2010
Kit Rodiek already had a fulfilling career as a massage therapist, but obtaining a degree in... Read more »
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Bastyr University Research Institute Awarded $4.52 Million GrantFriday, September 10, 2010
The award from the National Institutes of Health is in collaboration with the University of... Read more »
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Bastyr University and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Receive $3.1 Million Grant for Breast Cancer ResearchWednesday, July 21, 2010
The five-year study will examine how integrative medicine affects outcomes for breast cancer... Read more »
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Bastyr Study Indicates Qigong May Help People with Type 2 DiabetesWednesday, January 27, 2010
The 5,000-year-old system of stationary and moving meditation may help lower some of the markers... Read more »
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Larry Johnson, MD, Bastyr Integrative Oncology Center Research Participant Monday, August 31, 2009
To increase his chances of survival after a cancer diagnosis, this allopathic physician sought out... Read more »
Barbara Nord driving a boat.
Barbara Nord, Bastyr Integrative Oncology Center Research Participant Thursday, August 27, 2009
In March 2009, Barbara Nord became a research participant at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology... Read more »
Cynthia Buxton
Cynthia Buxton, ND, Bastyr Integrative Oncology Center Research Participant Thursday, August 27, 2009
This 1999 Bastyr University graduate is thankful for the naturopathic treatment she's receiving to... Read more »
Eliza Carlson, BS ('00), MS ('07)
Carlson Unites Nutrition and Psychology in PracticeThursday, April 2, 2009
Eliza Carlson, a 2007 graduate of Bastyr's Master of Science in Nutrition and Clinical Psychology,... Read more »
Portrait of Dori Berg, BS ('07)
Dream Comes True for Health Psychology GraduateSunday, April 1, 2007
Dori Berge made mothering the focus of her life for many years. Then, at 47, she went back to... Read more »
Bastyr graduate Dudley
Exercise Science Graduate Helps Counsel AthletesMonday, October 2, 2006
Brandon Dudley's work serves everyone from elite athletes to people wanting to start an exercise... Read more »
Headshot of Celebrity nutritionist Cherie Calbolm
Cherie Calbom, MSMonday, April 1, 2002
Cherie Calbom ("The Juice Lady") is the author of ten books and a well-known nutritionist, with her... Read more »

Health Tips

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