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August 31, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2017 Maryland University of Integrative Health to Open School of Naturopathic Medicine in Fall 2018 Graduate program will be the first of its kind in the mid-Atlantic region Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the education and practice of natural medicine, announced today that it will welcome its first class of naturopathic medical students in the fall of 2018. “In establishing our School of Naturopathic Medicine, MUIH is...
August 30, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PORTLAND, Oregon (Aug. 30, 2017) — National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) announced the launch of its newest accredited graduate-level program, the Master of Science in Ayurveda (MScA). The program will be offered to concurrent/dual-degree students in winter 2018 and as a standalone program to licensed clinicians in all medical disciplines in fall 2018. Savita Rajukar, MD, PhD, ND (India), has accepted the position as program chair of the new Ayurveda program....
August 22, 2017
For Immediate Release August 22, 2017 Naturopathic Medicine Lowers Health Care Costs By Emphasizing Prevention and Well-Being Washington, DC – Naturopathic doctors are trained to focus on prevention and well-being. Individually or as part of primary care teams, they can play a central role in lowering health care costs while improving outcomes. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which today released a new FAQ for consumers on ways naturopathic...
August 18, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNM Appoints Dr. Glenn Smith Associate Vice President of Student Affairs PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2017) — National University of Natural Medicine has appointed Glenn C. Smith, EdD to the position of associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. Smith is a college administrator and educator with more than 30 years of experience, marked by progressively increased responsibility in positions dedicated to student affairs and learning. Most recently, Smith...
August 03, 2017
MILWAUKEE, WI, August 3, 2017 –With a clear goal of “moving forward while maintaining our roots,” the Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA) made an impact at this year’s conference held in concert with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians event on July 12-15 in Phoenix, AZ. More than 100 students registered for the NMSA conference, which featured a powerful line-up of naturopathic leaders sharing their wisdom and knowledge. “ We were extremely impressed by the content...
July 27, 2017
For Immediate Release Nationally recognized champion of naturopathic medicine, Laura Farr, to take the helm full-time in September. (Washington, DC) July 24, 2017 – The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) recently announced the appointment of Laura Farr as the new executive director for the AANP. The announcement came during their Annual Convention Gala, which took place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix on July 15. The AANP board of directors chose Farr, who has served as...
July 26, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNM Names New Dean Of College of Naturopathic Medicine PORTLAND, Ore. (July 25, 2017)—National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) has appointed Shehab El-Hashemy (pronounced Sheh-HAHB El-hah-SHEH-me), ND, Dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. El-Hashemy is an experienced naturopathic academic administrator, associate professor and practicing physician, as well as the author of two popular books on naturopathic and integrative primary care. Dean Melanie...
July 17, 2017
Dallas, TX – July 17. 2017, Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN and Essential Formulas Director of Scientific Research published his scientific paper Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3: A New Era In Glutathione Therapy in the June 2017 edition of the The Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. “Probiotic research is fast transforming our understanding of human health as science is discovering exclusive strains can produce highly specific health benefits,” said Dr. Pelton. “This is truly an exciting...
July 07, 2017
July 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Holistic Nurses Association Promotes Holistic Self-Care for Nurses through One-Day Regional Conference in Rochester, MN The American Holistic Nurses Association will hold a regional conference entitled Holistic Self-Care: Your Secret Power for Enhancing Patient Care on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Rochester, MN at the Assissi Heights Spirituality Center. Attendees will gain new self-care skills they can use at home or work including: aromatherapy,...
July 06, 2017
July 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  American Holistic Nurses Association Promotes Holistic Self-Care for Nurses through One-Day Regional Conference in Augusta, GA On November 3, 2017 the American Holistic Nurses Association will hold a regional conference entitled Holistic Self-Care: Your Secret Power for Enhancing Patient Care in Augusta, GA at the Augusta University Alumni Center. Nurses will gain new self-care skills they can use at home or work including: aromatherapy, energy healing,...