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February 05, 2015
TAP Integrative announces the launch of an online educational community resource dedicated to furthering the evidence-informed and experience-based knowledge between integrative practitioners. TAPintegrative.org is a membership site designed for “on-demand” access to clinically reviewed and science-based clinical practice topics and research, leading clinical experts and to a community of integrative healthcare professionals. A non-profit organization founded and sponsored by Integrative...
January 07, 2015
The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) has appointed Andrea C. Smith, EdD, as an academic member of the commission. The appointment of Smith, provost and vice president of Academics Affairs at National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), Portland, Oregon, is effective immediately. ACAOM is recognized by the US Department of Education as a specialized and professional accrediting agency that establishes comprehensive educational and institutional requirements...
January 07, 2015
The Annual Updates in Environmental Medicine Conference (AUEMC) will be held January 16-18, 2015, at the Tradewinds Resort in St Pete Beach, Florida. This conference is a must for any healthcare professional interested in understanding and applying environmental medicine principles in clinical practice. The theme of this year’s AUEMC is “aging, stem cells, and chronic illness,” and among the nationally known physicians and researchers appearing will be Walter Crinnion, ND; Joe Purita, MD;...
October 23, 2014
Researchers in Ottawa, Ontario, have received the largest-ever North American grant—in the amount of $3.85 million grant—to the study of the effectiveness of naturopathic medicine used in combination with conventional medicine to treat cancer patients. The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, an arm of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, announced the award on October 21, 2014.   A private Canadian foundation wishing to remain anonymous...
October 15, 2014
The College Of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the initial rank of assistant professor. Candidates will be expected to teach in both classroom and clinical settings, participate in scholarly work and research projects, and take part in college and university committees and activities.    The start date for this position is anticipated to be January 6, 2015. Candidates must have a minimum of...
October 06, 2014
National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon, has opened a new clinic in Beaverton. The new clinic is the medical college’s second natural medicine teaching clinic and the first located in the Portland suburban area. The new NCNM Beaverton Clinic will hold a public open house on October 18, 2014, from 1 PM to 5 PM.   The 1760 square–foot clinic will offer naturopathic medicine from licensed primary care physicians at affordable rates well below the market average. The clinic expects...
October 02, 2014
On Friday October 31, 2014, at noon, Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, and Karolyn A. Gazella will provide a free lecture to faculty, staff, and the general public entitled “Transforming the Cancer Survival Experience: Going from Survivor to Thriver.” The presentation will take place on the Bastyr campus in Kenmore, Washington, in room 146 (Willow Room) and is sponsored by the Bastyr University bookstore. A book signing will follow the 1-hour talk.   Together, Alschuler and Gazella are the creators of...
September 03, 2014
With a focus on naturopathic primary care, the annual conference of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) was held August 6-9, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. There were 140 exhibitors with 325 paid attendees and more than 750 total participants. Conference content provided more than 20 naturopathic continuing education credits, of which 5.5 were for pharmacy. The California Acupuncture Board approved the conference content for 20.25 credits. Content was categorized into one of...
September 02, 2014
Beginning September 2014, Corey Schuler, MS, DC, CNS, LN, will present Exposing the Effects of Modern Stress: Nutritional Strategies to Optimize the HPA Axis, an education tour sponsored by Integrative Therapeutics. The tour will include 14 cities nationwide and starts September 10, 2014, in St Paul, Minnesota.    In this continuing education seminar, Schuler will review the latest science on the relationships between neuroendocrine hormones and targets of intervention, clinical strategies to...
August 14, 2014
At the 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine held in Paris, July 4-6, 2014, over 30 participants representing national associations from around the world voted unanimously to form the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF).   The mission of the WNF will be to  support the growth and diversity of naturopathic medicine worldwide;  support the regulation of naturopathy and naturopathic medicine;  promote accreditation and the highest educational standards for our global profession; ...