Campus: WashingtonCaliforniaWashingtonCalifornia Departments Show allSchool of Naturopathic Medicine-Department of Botanical Medicine-Department of Physical Medicine-Department of HomeopathySchool of Traditional World Medicines-Department of Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine-Department of Ayurvedic SciencesSchool of Natural Health Arts & Sciences-Department of Basic Sciences-Department of Counseling & Health Psychology-Department of Midwifery-Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science-Department of Public Health First Name: Last Name: Search Cristina Ciupitu-Plath , MSc, DrPH Faculty School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences Department of Midwifery Department of Public Health Read bio Robin Fenn , PhD, LICSW Faculty School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences Department of Public Health Read bio Kara Marie Kubiak Bensley , PhD, MSc Faculty School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences Department of Public Health Read bio In the Media October 25 — Study shows that planned home birth presents little risk where midwifery is well-integrated.: Planned home birth presents little risk where midwifery is well-integrated May 29 — How to find — and make — a truly healthy smoothie that’s not just a glorified dessert: Bastyr Adjunct Faculty Member Cynthia Lair discusses how to make the perfect nutritious smoothie. September 8 — Natural Benefits of Eucalyptus: Jenn Dazey, ND discusses the natural benefits of eucalyptus on page 24 of the April 2020 edition of Prevention Magazine. More Bastyr in the media » More... Faculty Spotlight Dr. Melissa A Murphy, PhD Current Roles Assistant professor, Nutrition and Basic Sciences Education Researcher Spotlight Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH Dr. Mischley is an Associate Clinical Investigator at the Bastyr University Research Institute. She is the primary investigator on a study investigating intranasal Glutathione in Parkinson's Disease as well as several studies exploring complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments for Parkinson's disease, MS, and other neurological conditions. Alumni Spotlight Alumna Combines Acupuncture and Nutrition into a Career and a Cookbook Sharon Gray, MS (’06), LAc, is one of many Bastyr graduates whose own health journey inspired her to join a healing profession. Now she's growing a practice and creating a cookbook that draws on crowd-sourced variations of a single simple recipe.