Alexis Durham, BS ('08), gardens, teaches and makes herbal medicines in the sun-baked hills of Southern Oregon. She says she's happiest with her hands in her dirt — and teaching her craft to eager students.
Alum Jeff Johnson, MS, BS ('97), talks about working his way from grocery clerk, to Bastyr's nutrition program, to becoming a leader at a natural-foods heavyweight (where he's helping bring whole foods to the masses).
Tamara Trebilcock, ND, graduated from Bastyr University in 2005, promptly moved to Santa Monica, California, and established a successful practice. She encountered active, health-minded patients hungry for new approaches to health care and pre-med students eager for a naturopathic medicine school in the area.
Naturopathic doctors have a diverse set of healing tools at their disposal — it's one of the hallmarks of a naturopathic education. Few doctors demonstrate this as well as alumni Geoff Lecovin, ND, LAc ('94), MS, DC, CSCS, CISSN.
Recently, the center has started up a number of support groups, including a group for long-distance relationships, a group for students older than 40 and a group for exploring codependent relationships.
Erin Moran, DAOM, MS, investigates a cure for nerve damage from chemotherapy. Learn about her journey from dental school to integrative research.
Change is on the menu at the Bastyr Cafeteria after experienced culinary chef Jim Watkins took over as director of food services February 7, 2011.
The iHealth Blood Pressure Dock combines hardware, including a docking station and a blood pressure cuff, with a free mobile application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
The winners, Sasha Selden and Tina Fogall, from the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program, won the judges over with their creative Chickpea Tagine with Dandelion Green Gremolata.
A candlelight vigil in the Bastyr University Chapel on Jan.
When you graduate from Bastyr University, you'll be armed with current scientific knowledge and an in-depth understanding of holistic healing.
Although students have been involved in research at the University for years, 2010 has seen the additional development of a specific Center for Student Research at Bastyr.
Kit Rodiek already had a fulfilling career as a massage therapist, but obtaining a degree in exercise science and wellness in 2009 helped her broaden her expertise.
To increase his chances of survival after a cancer diagnosis, this allopathic physician sought out BIORC medical director Dr. Leanna Standish to learn more about lifestyle changes that could help support his cancer treatments.
In March 2009, Barbara Nord became a research participant at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center. Since then, the 63-year-old mother of two has learned to manage her feelings of anxiety and panic and has found a measure of pain relief from her radiation therapy.
This 1999 Bastyr University graduate is thankful for the naturopathic treatment she's receiving to help get her back to wellness despite a diagnosis of stage two breast cancer.
Eliza Carlson, a 2007 graduate of Bastyr's Master of Science in Nutrition and Clinical Psychology, helps clients improve the mental, emotional and physical aspects of their health.
Dori Berge made mothering the focus of her life for many years. Then, at 47, she went back to school in Bastyr's health psychology program.
Brandon Dudley's work serves everyone from elite athletes to people wanting to start an exercise program.
Cherie Calbom ("The Juice Lady") is the author of ten books and a well-known nutritionist, with her own juicing books, her own juicer and countless appearances on TV.