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September 15, 2015
Publisher of Natural Medicine Journal, Karolyn A. Gazella, announced that she has hired Kathi Magee as associate publisher of the journal and executive vice president of the journal’s parent company. Magee will officially join the journal on October 5, 2015.   Years ago, sisters Gazella and Magee co-owned IMPAKT Publishing, a Wisconsin-based health publishing company. Today, as a result of their reunion, they have changed the name of the existing publishing company from CHAT Inc to IMPACT...
September 08, 2015
Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc, Salem, Massachusetts, announced recently the availability of IBSchek™, a new blood test designed to help physicians quickly and reliably diagnose irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Within 24 hours of receiving the blood specimen, the test identifies the presence of 2 antibodies: anti-CdtB and anti-vinculin, which recent data have shown to be indicative of diarrhea-prominent IBS. These data, which will be presented during an oral session at Digestive Disease Week®...
August 28, 2015
NCNM clinic recognized as top-tier patient-centered primary care home   The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) now recognizes the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) Clinic, Portland, as a Tier 3 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home—the highest level of healthcare certification granted by the OHA. The state of Oregon established the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) model as part of the state’s health system transformation to meet a triple aim of delivering better health and better...
August 24, 2015
NCNM President David Schleich, PhD, and Tabatha Parker, ND, recognized for their achievements National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) President David J. Schleich, PhD, and the college’s Global Health Program Cochair Tabatha Parker, ND, were both honored on August 8, 2015, by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the national professional organization of licensed naturopathic physicians, at its 30th annual conference held in Oakland, California. Schleich was named “AANP...
August 07, 2015
We are now accepting site applications for the 2016-2017 STAIRSM Residency Program. STAIR places a top graduating naturopathic medical student within an integrative clinic for hands-on training in several different fields of integrative treatment.   Through this residency program, a qualified site will   help 1 postgraduate naturopathic physician resident—fully paid by Integrative Therapeutics—gain real-world experience in both naturopathic and integrative medicine and provide the “next step”...
July 16, 2015
Clinic awarded $387,000 to provide services for the Washington County’s uninsured patients   Washington County of Oregon’s Department of Health and Human Services has awarded National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) a 2-year grant for a total of $387,000 to provide services for the county’s uninsured patients.   The county is closing 2 of its clinics and will instead fund safety-net clinics like NCNM’s Beaverton Clinic to ensure uninterrupted service to county patients. The grant, with an...
July 01, 2015
Essential Formulas Incorporated (EFI), Dallas, Texas, announces the US debut of REG´ACTIV™, a new supplement that may transform the future of proactive, preventive, and restorative health care.   REG´ACTIV™ contains the probiotic catalyst Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3. In 1995, microbiologist Marika Mikelsaar, MD, PhD, and her team of research scientists at the University of Tartu, Estonia, isolated this distinctive probiotic strain. ME-3 has been called a “complete glutathione system” because...
June 16, 2015
The Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ILANP) 3rd Annual Conference will be held at National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois, October 3-4, 2015. Keynote speakers will be Jared Skowron, ND, and Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO. The theme of the conference is “Naturopathic Medicine for Special Populations.”   ILANP, an affiliate of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, is a professional trade association of naturopathic doctors in Illinois. Our vision is to...
June 11, 2015
TAP Integrative is globalizing the availability of their peer-reviewed, evidence-based educational resource for integrative healthcare professionals. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization just announced it’s a new international membership opportunity that would make the resource available to clinicians and practitioners in over 200 countries.   “Clinicians around the world are seeking the latest in integrative healthcare approaches and research, and we felt a need to answer their call,” said...
June 11, 2015
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), has awarded $3,092,898 to the Helfgott Research Institute at the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), Portland, Oregon, for two 5-year complementary integrative health (CIH) research grants.    The new grants will provide funding for studies involving mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and clinical research training for...